Apple M1 processor review

M1 processor released by Apple. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on M1 microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 8, threads - 8. Manufacturing process technology - 5 nm. Cache size: L1 - 320 KB, L2 - 16 MB.

Supported memory types: LPDDR4X-4266. Maximum memory size: 16 GB.

Power consumption (TDP): 15 Watt.

Integrated graphics – Apple M1

Technical info

Manufacturing process technology 5 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 650 GFLOPS
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 5200 GFLOPS
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 2600 GFLOPS
Pipelines 128

Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename M1
Place in performance rating not rated
Vertical segment Desktop


64 bit support
L1 cache 320 KB
L2 cache 16 MB
Manufacturing process technology 5 nm
Number of cores 8
Number of threads 8
Transistor count 16000 million


ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory size 16 GB
Supported memory types LPDDR4X-4266


Configurable TDP-down 10 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt


PCI Express revision 4.0

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