Intel Core i7 8750H vs Apple M1

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 8750H with 6-cores against the 2.1 GHz Apple M1 with 8-cores. 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 M1 and 8750H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 8750H
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-2666 RAM
  • 28% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.1 GHz vs 3.2 GHz)
Advantages of Apple M1
  • Consumes up to 69% less energy than the Core i7 8750H – 14 vs 45 Watt
  • More modern manufacturing process – 5 versus 14 nanometers
  • Newer - released 2-years and 9-months later
  • 72% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1743 vs 1015 points
  • Around 26.45 GB/s (63%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Apple M1 +42%
1505
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Apple M1 +30%
7732
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Apple M1 +60%
3729
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Apple M1 +47%
14706
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Apple M1 +72%
1742
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Apple M1 +75%
8177
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 8750H and Apple M1

General

Vendor Intel Apple
Released April 3, 2018 November 20, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 ARMv8
Codename Coffee Lake Icestorm and Firestorm
Model number i7-8750H -
Socket BGA-1440 Apple M-Socket
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 630 Apple M1 GPU

Performance

Cores 6 8
Threads 12 8
Base Frequency 2.2 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.1 GHz 3.2 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz -
Multiplier 22x -
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s -
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 192K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 12MB (shared)
L3 Cache 9MB (shared) -
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Transistors - 16 billions
Fabrication process 14 nm 5 nm
TDP 45 W 14 W
Max. temperature 100°C -

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Apple M1 GPU
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz 450 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1100 MHz 1278 MHz
Shading Units 192 1024
TMUs 24 64
ROPs 3 32
Execution Units 24 128
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz 6016x3384 - 60 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
0.38 TFLOPS
2.6 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 LPDDR4X-4266
Memory Size 64 GB 16 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 41.8 GB/s 68.25 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i7 8750H official page -
PCI Express Version 3.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 -
Extended instructions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 -

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