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Apple M3 Pro 18-Core GPU

Apple M3 Pro 18-Core GPU

The Apple M3 Pro 18-Core GPU is a self-designed graphics card in the Apple M3 Pro (with 12 CPU cores) and offers all eighteen cores available on the chip. The graphics card uses a new architecture and now offers dynamic caching, mesh shading and ray tracing acceleration.

The GPU can access up to 36 GB LPDDR5-6400 unified memory via a 192-bit memory bus (max 150 GBit/s). Thanks to dynamic caching, the GPU only reserves as much memory as is required.

The entire chip is manufactured in the current 3nm process (probably N3B) at TSMC.

Apple M3 Series

M3 Max 40-Core GPU compare 40
M3 Max 30-Core GPU compare 30
M3 Pro 18-Core GPU 18
M3 Pro 14-Core GPU compare 14
M3 10-Core GPU compare 10
M3 8-Core GPU compare 8
Pipelines18 - unified
Memory TypeLPDDR5-6400
Shared Memoryno
technology5 nm
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement31.10.2023
CPU in M3 Pro 18-Core GPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Apple M3 Pro 12-Core12 x 2748 MHz, 27 W? MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra Power Efficiency - external Monitor
min: 1.075     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (89%)     max: 1.207 fps per Watt
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.

Total War Pharaoh

Total War Pharaoh

2023
low 1920x1080
212  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
140  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
77  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
58  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
42  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 Phantom Liberty

Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 Phantom Liberty

2023
low 1920x1080
53  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
42.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
35  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
30.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
high 1920x1080
53  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
43  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
high 1920x1080
30  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
26  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
17  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
med. 1920x1080
87  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
56  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
41  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
25  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
med. 1920x1080
71  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
65  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
57  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
37  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
GTA V

GTA V

2015
med. 1366x768
90  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
79  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
52  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
49  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Total War Pharaoh212140775842
Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 Phantom Liberty5342.63530.8
Baldur's Gate 35343
Star Wars Jedi Survivor302617
Total War: Three Kingdoms87564125
Shadow of the Tomb Raider71655737
The Witcher 343
GTA V90795249
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