Apple M2 Ultra specifications and performance

Apple M2 Ultra is a 24 cores and 24 threads CPU processor produced by Apple. Apple M2 Ultra was released on 2023-05-05, the fabrication process is 5nm (nanometer), the CPU codename is Apple M2, the instruction set architecture is ARMv8, and the CPU's integrated graphics (iGPU) is Apple M2 Max GPU (76-core).

Basic Information

Vendor / Supplier Apple
Short name apple m2 ultra
Release date 2023-05-05
CPU code name Apple M2
Fabrication process 5nm (nanometer)
Instruction set architecture ARMv8
Market Laptop
Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Apple M2 Max GPU (76-core)

CPU core specifications

Total number of cores 24 cores
Total number of threads 24 threads
Number of performance cores 16 cores
Number of performance core threads 16 threads
Performance core base frequency / main frequency 3.5GHz
Performance core maximum turbo frequency
Number of energy efficiency cores 8 cores
Number of energy-efficient core threads 8 threads
Energy efficiency core basic frequency / main frequency 2.4GHz
Energy efficiency core maximum turbo frequency

CPU cache and frequency

Bus frequency
L1 Cache 192 KB
L2 Cache 64 MB
L3 Cache
Unlock multiplier No

Memory specifications

Maximum supported memory 192GB
Memory frequency support
  • - LPDDR5-6400MHz
Maximum number of memory channels 16
Maximum memory bandwidth 800GB/s
ECC support No

Package specifications

CPU Socket Apple M-Socket
Default thermal design power / TDP PL1 60W
Maximum Turbo Power Consumption / TDP PL2
Maximum temperature 100°C
PCIe interface PCIe 4.0
PCIe lane count

Integrated Graphics specifications

Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Apple M2 Max GPU (76-core)
Base frequency
Maximum acceleration frequency
Number of execution units
Stream Processors / Shading Units
Texture Units / TMUs
Raster Operations Units / ROPs
Total Graphics Power / TGP
FP32 computing performance

Cinebench R23 performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score

PassMark performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score
Integer math 118 GOps/sec
Floating point math 149 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 713 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 83.5 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 32 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 684.2 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 7519 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 27.8 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
Multi-core performance
File compression 2090 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 225.9 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 569.1 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 594.9 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 283.7 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 56.2 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 163.5 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 34.4 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)