Apple M1 vs AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS

We compared two 8-core laptop CPUs: the 2.1 GHz Apple M1 against the 2.9 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 4800HS and M1
Advantages of Apple M1
  • Consumes up to 74% less energy than the Ryzen 7 4800HS – 14 vs 54 Watt
  • Newer - released 8-months later
  • More modern manufacturing process – 5 versus 7 nanometers
  • 45% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1743 vs 1205 points
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • 31% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 3.2 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Apple M1 +22%
1503
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
7717
10572
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Apple M1 +44%
3749
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
14708
18656
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Apple M1 +44%
1731
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Apple M1 +21%
8178
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Apple M1 and AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS

General

Vendor Apple AMD
Released November 20, 2020 March 16, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set ARMv8 x86-64
Codename Icestorm and Firestorm Zen 2
Socket Apple M-Socket FP6
Integrated GPU Apple M1 GPU Radeon RX Vega 7

Performance

Cores 8 8
Threads 8 16
Base Frequency 2.1 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 3.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
Bus frequency - 100 MHz
Multiplier - 29x
L1 Cache 192K (per core) 32K (per core)
L2 Cache 12MB (shared) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache - 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Transistors 16 billions -
Fabrication process 5 nm 7 nm
TDP 14 W 35-54 W
Max. temperature - 105°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Apple M1 GPU Radeon RX Vega 7
GPU Base Clock 450 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1278 MHz 1600 MHz
Shading Units 1024 448
TMUs 64 28
ROPs 32 7
Execution Units 128 -
TGP 15 W 10-45 W
Max. Resolution 6016x3384 - 60 Hz -
iGPU FLOPS
2.6 TFLOPS
1.108 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types LPDDR4X-4266 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 16 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 68.25 GB/s 68.27 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Misc

PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes - 16

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