Apple M2 Pro vs Intel Core i9 12900KS

We're comparing Apple M2 Pro and Intel Core i9 12900KS:
The Apple M2 Pro have 12 total cores at base frequency of 3.5 GHz, while the Intel Core i9 12900KS have 16 total cores at base frequency of 3.4 GHz.

General Info

Type

Apple M2 Pro

Laptop

Intel Core i9 12900KS

Desktop

Company

Apple M2 Pro

Apple

Intel Core i9 12900KS

Intel

Release Date

Apple M2 Pro

January 17, 2023

Intel Core i9 12900KS

April 4, 2022

Family

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

Alder Lake

Generation

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

-

instruction set & Artitecture

Apple M2 Pro

ARMv8

Intel Core i9 12900KS

x86-64

Has GPU

Apple M2 Pro

Apple M2 Pro GPU (19-core)

Intel Core i9 12900KS

UHD Graphics 770

Components

Performance Cores

P Cores

Apple M2 Pro

8

Intel Core i9 12900KS

8

P Threads

Apple M2 Pro

8

Intel Core i9 12900KS

16

Base Speed (P)

Apple M2 Pro

3.5 GHz

Intel Core i9 12900KS

3.4 GHz

Turbo Speed (P)

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

5.2 GHz

Efficiency Cores

E Cores

Apple M2 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900KS

8

E Threads

Apple M2 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900KS

8

Base Speed (E)

Apple M2 Pro

2.4 GHz

Intel Core i9 12900KS

2.5 GHz

Turbo Speed (E)

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

4.5 GHz

Total Cores

Total Cores

Apple M2 Pro

12

Intel Core i9 12900KS

16

Total Threads

Apple M2 Pro

12

Intel Core i9 12900KS

24

L1 Cache

Apple M2 Pro

192k (per core)

Intel Core i9 12900KS

64K (per core)

L2 Cache

Apple M2 Pro

32MB (shared)

Intel Core i9 12900KS

14MB(shared)

L3 Cache

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

30MB(shared)

Specification

Bus Frequency

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

100 MHz

Multiplier

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

34x

Technology

Apple M2 Pro

5 nm

Intel Core i9 12900KS

10 nm

Socket

Apple M2 Pro

Apple M-Socket

Intel Core i9 12900KS

LGA-1700

Peak Temperature

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

100°C

Transistors

Apple M2 Pro

40 billions

Intel Core i9 12900KS

-

Integrated GPU

Integrated GPU

Apple M2 Pro

Apple M2 Pro GPU (19-core)

Intel Core i9 12900KS

Intel UHD Graphics 770

GPU Base Clock Speed

Apple M2 Pro

450 MHz

Intel Core i9 12900KS

300 MHz

GPU Base Turbo Speed

Apple M2 Pro

1398 MHz

Intel Core i9 12900KS

1550 MHz

Shading Unit

Apple M2 Pro

2432

Intel Core i9 12900KS

256

TGP

Apple M2 Pro

35 W

Intel Core i9 12900KS

15 W

GPU Flops

Apple M2 Pro

6.8 TFLOPS

Intel Core i9 12900KS

0.78 TFLOPS

Benchmark Performance

Cinebench(Single Core)

Apple M2 Pro

1664

Intel Core i9 12900KS

2070

Cinebench(Multiple Core)

Apple M2 Pro

14973

Intel Core i9 12900KS

29395

Passmarks(Single Core)

Apple M2 Pro

4173

Intel Core i9 12900KS

4388

Passmarks(Multiple Core)

Apple M2 Pro

26711

Intel Core i9 12900KS

44675

Geekbench(Single Core)

Apple M2 Pro

2021

Intel Core i9 12900KS

2052

Geekbench(Multiple Core)

Apple M2 Pro

14981

Intel Core i9 12900KS

17898

Miscellaneous

Memory Type

Apple M2 Pro

LPDDR5-6400

Intel Core i9 12900KS

DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200

Maximum Memory

Apple M2 Pro

32 GB

Intel Core i9 12900KS

128

Memory Channels

Apple M2 Pro

4

Intel Core i9 12900KS

2

PCle Version

Apple M2 Pro

4.0

Intel Core i9 12900KS

5.0

PCle Lanes

Apple M2 Pro

-

Intel Core i9 12900KS

20

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