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Apple M4 10-core GPU

Apple M4 10-Core GPU

The 10-core Apple M4 GPU is a graphics adapter built into Apple M4 SoCs that features 10 cores and uses the unified memory architecture (LPDDR5X-7500, 120 GB/s bandwidth). The Apple-designed iGPU unfortunately does not have any noteworthy new features that could help it stand out from its M3 series predecessors.

Much like the 10-core GPU built into the M3 SoC, the M4 GPU (10 cores) has hardware support for ray tracing as well as mesh shading and other modern technologies. It supports external displays with resolutions as high as 6K and it can hardware-decode the popular AV1, HEVC and AVC video codecs (encoding is not yet supported for AV1).

While early benchmark comparisons between the M4 GPU and the M3 GPU hint at performance gains as high as 15%, it is important to state that the M4 chip's performance sustainability is set to be very poor because of the new iPads' thin chassis that lacks active cooling.

  • M4 GPU Geekbench Metal - early results: ~53,800 points
  • M3 GPU Geekbench Metal - Notebookcheck database: ~47,000 points

Just like the rest of the Apple M4 chip, the graphics adapter is manufactured on a "second generation 3 nm" TSMC process for high, as of H1 2024, energy efficiency.

Pipelines10 - unified
Memory TypeLPDDR5X-7500
Shared Memoryyes
Power Consumption10 Watt
technology3 nm
Date of Announcement07.05.2024
PredecessorM3 10-Core GPU
CPU in M4 10-Core GPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Apple M4 (10 cores)10 x ? MHz, 10 W? MHz? MHz
Apple M4 (9 cores)9 x ? MHz, 11 W? MHz? MHz
min. - max.? MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
Power Consumption - GFXBench Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen Power Consumption 150cd *
17.6 Watt (7%)
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- 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.

Diablo Immortal

Diablo Immortal

2022
ultra Ultra
59.8  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Call of Duty Mobile

Call of Duty Mobile

2020
ultra
78.2  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact

2020
low
78.3  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
med.
78.2  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
ultra
97.3  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile

2018
low
63.2  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
high
42.3  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
ultra
43.9  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

2013
high
85.8  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Asphalt 9: Legends

Asphalt 9: Legends

2013
high
75  fps    + Compare + 📈 Graph
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Diablo Immortal59.8
Call of Duty Mobile78.2
Genshin Impact78.378.297.3
PUBG Mobile63.242.343.9
Asphalt 8: Airborne85.8
Asphalt 9: Legends75
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2024-05-10)