Apple M2 Pro vs Intel Core i9 12900HX

We're comparing Apple M2 Pro and Intel Core i9 12900HX:
The Apple M2 Pro have 12 total cores at base frequency of 3.5 GHz, while the Intel Core i9 12900HX have 16 total cores at base frequency of 2.3 GHz.

General Info

Type

Apple M2 Pro

Laptop

Intel Core i9 12900HX

Laptop

Company

Apple M2 Pro

Apple

Intel Core i9 12900HX

Intel

Release Date

Apple M2 Pro

January 17, 2023

Intel Core i9 12900HX

May 10, 2022

Family

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

Alder Lake

Generation

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

-

instruction set & Artitecture

Apple M2 Pro

ARMv8

Intel Core i9 12900HX

x86-64

Has GPU

Apple M2 Pro

Apple M2 Pro GPU (19-core)

Intel Core i9 12900HX

UHD Graphics (32EU)

Components

Performance Cores

P Cores

Apple M2 Pro

8

Intel Core i9 12900HX

8

P Threads

Apple M2 Pro

8

Intel Core i9 12900HX

16

Base Speed (P)

Apple M2 Pro

3.5 GHz

Intel Core i9 12900HX

2.3 GHz

Turbo Speed (P)

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

5 GHz

Efficiency Cores

E Cores

Apple M2 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900HX

8

E Threads

Apple M2 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900HX

8

Base Speed (E)

Apple M2 Pro

2.4 GHz

Intel Core i9 12900HX

1.7 GHz

Turbo Speed (E)

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

3.6 GHz

Total Cores

Total Cores

Apple M2 Pro

12

Intel Core i9 12900HX

16

Total Threads

Apple M2 Pro

12

Intel Core i9 12900HX

24

L1 Cache

Apple M2 Pro

192k (per core)

Intel Core i9 12900HX

80K (per core)

L2 Cache

Apple M2 Pro

32MB (shared)

Intel Core i9 12900HX

1280K (per core)

L3 Cache

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

30MB(shared)

Specification

Bus Frequency

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

100 MHz

Multiplier

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

23x

Technology

Apple M2 Pro

5 nm

Intel Core i9 12900HX

10 nm

Socket

Apple M2 Pro

Apple M-Socket

Intel Core i9 12900HX

BGA-1964

Peak Temperature

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

100°C

Transistors

Apple M2 Pro

40 billions

Intel Core i9 12900HX

-

Integrated GPU

Integrated GPU

Apple M2 Pro

Apple M2 Pro GPU (19-core)

Intel Core i9 12900HX

Intel UHD Graphics (32EU)

GPU Base Clock Speed

Apple M2 Pro

450 MHz

Intel Core i9 12900HX

300 MHz

GPU Base Turbo Speed

Apple M2 Pro

1398 MHz

Intel Core i9 12900HX

1550 MHz

Shading Unit

Apple M2 Pro

2432

Intel Core i9 12900HX

256

TGP

Apple M2 Pro

35 W

Intel Core i9 12900HX

45 W

GPU Flops

Apple M2 Pro

6.8 TFLOPS

Intel Core i9 12900HX

074 TFLOPS

Benchmark Performance

Cinebench(Single Core)

Apple M2 Pro

1664

Intel Core i9 12900HX

1928

Cinebench(Multiple Core)

Apple M2 Pro

14973

Intel Core i9 12900HX

23210

Passmarks(Single Core)

Apple M2 Pro

4173

Intel Core i9 12900HX

4025

Passmarks(Multiple Core)

Apple M2 Pro

26711

Intel Core i9 12900HX

35935

Geekbench(Single Core)

Apple M2 Pro

2021

Intel Core i9 12900HX

1918

Geekbench(Multiple Core)

Apple M2 Pro

14981

Intel Core i9 12900HX

16370

Miscellaneous

Memory Type

Apple M2 Pro

LPDDR5-6400

Intel Core i9 12900HX

DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200

Maximum Memory

Apple M2 Pro

32 GB

Intel Core i9 12900HX

128

Memory Channels

Apple M2 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900HX

2

PCle Version

Apple M2 Pro

4.0

Intel Core i9 12900HX

5.0

PCle Lanes

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900HX

20

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