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Apple M1 Max 32-Core GPU

Apple M1 Max 32-Core GPU

The Apple M1 Max 32-Core-GPU is an integrated graphics card by Apple offering all 32 cores in the M1 Max Chip. The 4,096 ALUs offer a theoretical performance of up to 10.4 Teraflops. 

The graphics card has no dedicated graphics memory but can use the fast LPDDR5-6400 unified memory with a 512 bit bus (up to 400 GBit/s).

The GPU clocks between 389 and 1296 MHz and offers no short term boost (389, 486, 648, 778, 972, 1296 MHz steps according to Powermetrics). The GPU is intended to use Apple Metal 2 API and could still be based on the older PowerVR architectures (last used in the Apple A10).

The Apple M1 Max is manufactured in the modern 5nm process at TSMC and offers an excellent energy efficiency.

Apple M1 Series

M1 Max 32-Core GPU 32 @ 1.3 GHz512 Bit
M1 Max 24-Core GPU compare 24 @ 1.3 GHz
M1 Pro 16-Core GPU compare 16 @ 1.3 GHz
M1 Pro 14-Core GPU compare 14 @ 1.3 GHz
M1 8-Core GPU compare 8 @ 1.28 GHz
M1 7-Core GPU compare 7 @ 1.28 GHz
Pipelines32 - unified
Core Speed1296 MHz
Theoretical Performance10.4 TFLOPS FP32
Memory Bus Width512 Bit
Memory TypeLPDDR5-6400
Shared Memoryno
Memory Bandwidth400 GB/s
Power Consumption44 Watt
technology5 nm
Date of Announcement10.11.2020
Link to Manufacturer Pagewww.apple.com
CPU in M1 Max 32-Core GPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Apple M1 Max10 x 2060 MHz? MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
Emissions Witcher 3 Fan Noise +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1280x720
65.5 67.4 ~ 66 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
53.2 55.3 ~ 54 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
46.1 47.6 ~ 47 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
39.6 40.7 ~ 40 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
33  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
20.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
201 293 ~ 247 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
127 131 ~ 129 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
80 83 ~ 82 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
59 60 ~ 60 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
39  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
20  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
139 140 ~ 140 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
104 104 ~ 104 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
97 97 ~ 97 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
87 88 ~ 88 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
61  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
33  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Borderlands 3665447403320.6
Total War: Three Kingdoms24712982603920
Shadow of the Tomb Raider14010497886133
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2022-07- 1)