Apple M2 Max

Apple M2 Max

About processor

The Apple M2 Max processor is a powerhouse addition to Apple's lineup of laptop processors. Built on a 5 nm technology, this processor boasts an impressive total of 12 cores and 12 threads, making it a formidable force for multitasking and demanding applications. With a performance-core base frequency of 3.5 GHz and a TDP of 70 W, the M2 Max delivers exceptional speed and efficiency, ensuring smooth and seamless performance for users. One of the standout features of the M2 Max is its integrated graphics model, which provides stunning visuals and enhances the overall user experience, especially for creative professionals and gamers. The Geekbench 6 scores further demonstrate the impressive capabilities of this processor, with a single-core score of 2656 and a multi-core score of 14358, showcasing its ability to handle intensive workloads with ease. Overall, the Apple M2 Max processor exceeds expectations in terms of performance, power efficiency, and graphics capabilities, making it a top choice for those in need of a high-performance laptop processor. Whether you're a content creator, professional, or gamer, the M2 Max delivers the speed and power needed to tackle any task with confidence.

Basic

Label Name
Apple
Platform
Laptop
Launch Date
January 2023
Model Name
?
The Intel processor number is just one of several factors - along with processor brand, system configurations, and system-level benchmarks - to be considered when choosing the right processor for your computing needs.
M2 Max
Code Name
Apple M2

CPU Specifications

Total Cores
?
Cores is a hardware term that describes the number of independent central processing units in a single computing component (die or chip).
12
Total Threads
?
Where applicable, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology is only available on Performance-cores.
12
Performance-cores
8
Efficient-cores
4
Performance-core Base Frequency
3.5 GHz
Efficient-core Base Frequency
2.4 GHz
L1 Cache
192K per core
L2 Cache
32MB shared
CPU Socket
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The socket is the component that provides the mechanical and electrical connections between the processor and motherboard.
Apple M-Socket
Technology
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Lithography refers to the semiconductor technology used to manufacture an integrated circuit, and is reported in nanometer (nm), indicative of the size of features built on the semiconductor.
5 nm
TDP
70 W

Memory Specifications

Memory Type
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Intel® processors come in four different types: Single Channel, Dual Channel, Triple Channel, and Flex Mode. Maximum supported memory speed may be lower when populating multiple DIMMs per channel on products that support multiple memory channels.
LPDDR5-6400
Max Memory Size
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Max memory size refers to the maximum memory capacity supported by the processor.
96GB
Memory Channels
?
The number of memory channels refers to the bandwidth operation for real world application.
8

GPU Specifications

Integrated Graphics Model
?
An integrated GPU refers to the graphics core that is integrated into the CPU processor. Leveraging the processor's powerful computational capabilities and intelligent power efficiency management, it delivers outstanding graphics performance and a smooth application experience at a lower power consumption.
True

Benchmarks

Cinebench R23
Single Core Score
1699
Cinebench R23
Multi Core Score
14784
Geekbench 6
Single Core Score
2656
Geekbench 6
Multi Core Score
14358
Geekbench 5
Single Core Score
2004
Geekbench 5
Multi Core Score
15030
Cinebench 2024
Single Core Score
123
Cinebench 2024
Multi Core Score
1071
Cinebench 2024 GPU
Score
5968
Blender
Score
249

Compared to Other CPU

Cinebench R23 Single Core
1711 +0.7%
1690 -0.5%
1690 -0.5%
Cinebench R23 Multi Core
15066 +1.9%
15021 +1.6%
14784
14667 -0.8%
14549 -1.6%
Geekbench 6 Single Core
2645 -0.4%
Geekbench 6 Multi Core
14507 +1%
14477 +0.8%
14358
14273 -0.6%
14254 -0.7%
Geekbench 5 Single Core
2011 +0.3%
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
15122 +0.6%
15030
15006 -0.2%
14909 -0.8%
Cinebench 2024 Single Core
124 +0.8%
118 -4.1%
116 -5.7%
Cinebench 2024 Multi Core
960 -10.4%
Cinebench 2024 GPU
8841 +48.1%
6764 +13.3%
4514 -24.4%
3135 -47.5%
Blender
261 +4.8%
228 -8.4%