Apple M1 Pro vs Intel Core i9 12900K

We're comparing Apple M1 Pro and Intel Core i9 12900K:
The Apple M1 Pro have 12 total cores at base frequency of 3.2 GHz, while the Intel Core i9 12900K have 16 total cores at base frequency of 3.2 GHz.

General Info

Type

Apple M1 Pro

Laptop

Intel Core i9 12900K

Desktop

Company

Apple M1 Pro

Apple

Intel Core i9 12900K

Intel

Release Date

Apple M1 Pro

October 18, 2021

Intel Core i9 12900K

October 27, 2021

Family

Apple M1 Pro

Apple M1

Intel Core i9 12900K

Alder Lake

Generation

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

-

instruction set & Artitecture

Apple M1 Pro

ARMv8

Intel Core i9 12900K

x86-64

Has GPU

Apple M1 Pro

Apple M2 Pro GPU (19-core)

Intel Core i9 12900K

UHD Graphics 770

Components

Performance Cores

P Cores

Apple M1 Pro

8

Intel Core i9 12900K

8

P Threads

Apple M1 Pro

8

Intel Core i9 12900K

16

Base Speed (P)

Apple M1 Pro

3.2 GHz

Intel Core i9 12900K

3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed (P)

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

5.1 GHz

Efficiency Cores

E Cores

Apple M1 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900K

8

E Threads

Apple M1 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900K

8

Base Speed (E)

Apple M1 Pro

2.4 GHz

Intel Core i9 12900K

2.4 GHz

Turbo Speed (E)

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

3.9 GHz

Total Cores

Total Cores

Apple M1 Pro

12

Intel Core i9 12900K

16

Total Threads

Apple M1 Pro

12

Intel Core i9 12900K

24

L1 Cache

Apple M1 Pro

192k (per core)

Intel Core i9 12900K

64K (per core)

L2 Cache

Apple M1 Pro

24 MB (shared)

Intel Core i9 12900K

14MB(shared)

L3 Cache

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

30MB(shared)

Specification

Bus Frequency

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

100 MHz

Multiplier

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

32x

Technology

Apple M1 Pro

5 nm

Intel Core i9 12900K

10 nm

Socket

Apple M1 Pro

Apple M-Socket

Intel Core i9 12900K

LGA-1700

Peak Temperature

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

100°C

Transistors

Apple M1 Pro

33.7 billions

Intel Core i9 12900K

-

Integrated GPU

Integrated GPU

Apple M1 Pro

Apple M1 Pro GPU (16-core)

Intel Core i9 12900K

Intel UHD Graphics 770

GPU Base Clock Speed

Apple M1 Pro

450 MHz

Intel Core i9 12900K

300 MHz

GPU Base Turbo Speed

Apple M1 Pro

1296 MHz

Intel Core i9 12900K

1550 MHz

Shading Unit

Apple M1 Pro

2048

Intel Core i9 12900K

256

TGP

Apple M1 Pro

35 W

Intel Core i9 12900K

15 W

GPU Flops

Apple M1 Pro

5.2 TFLOPS

Intel Core i9 12900K

0.78 TFLOPS

Benchmark Performance

Cinebench(Single Core)

Apple M1 Pro

1541

Intel Core i9 12900K

2012

Cinebench(Multiple Core)

Apple M1 Pro

12228

Intel Core i9 12900K

27595

Passmarks(Single Core)

Apple M1 Pro

3842

Intel Core i9 12900K

4218

Passmarks(Multiple Core)

Apple M1 Pro

21956

Intel Core i9 12900K

41700

Geekbench(Single Core)

Apple M1 Pro

1784

Intel Core i9 12900K

1985

Geekbench(Multiple Core)

Apple M1 Pro

12550

Intel Core i9 12900K

17217

Miscellaneous

Memory Type

Apple M1 Pro

LPDDR5-6400

Intel Core i9 12900K

DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200

Maximum Memory

Apple M1 Pro

32 GB

Intel Core i9 12900K

128

Memory Channels

Apple M1 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900K

2

PCle Version

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

5.0

PCle Lanes

Apple M1 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

20

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