Apple M3 Series Benchmarks
At the recent Scary Fast Event, Apple unveiled its groundbreaking M3 Series of PC chipsets, signaling a remarkable advancement in chip technology. The M3 Series introduces the first-ever PC chipset built on a 3nm process, showcasing a significant leap in graphic processor architecture for Apple’s line of chips.
Geekbench recently hosted tests for three variants of the M3 Series: Apple M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max. All three boast a base frequency of 4.05 GHz, promising exceptional CPU and GPU performance.
The Apple M3 test version is equipped with 16GB of RAM and a configuration of 4 performance (P) cores and 4 efficiency (E) cores. The M3 Pro steps up with 36GB of RAM and a configuration of 6P + 6E cores. The M3 Max, the powerhouse of the series, is equipped with an impressive 128GB of RAM and a configuration of 12P + 4E cores.
Benchmark tests reveal impressive performance metrics for the M3 Series. The Apple M3 achieves an average single-core score of around 3000 points, while its multi-core performance reaches an impressive 12096 points. Stepping up, the M3 Pro achieves average scores of 3000 points in single-core performance and 15173 points in multi-core performance. Finally, the M3 Max takes the lead with single-core scores of around 3000 points and an astounding multi-core score of 21539 points.
|Apple M3 Pro||36GB||3035||15173|
|Apple M3 Max||128GB||3222||21539|
|Snapdragon X Elite (QRD)||64GB||2741||13021|
|Intel Core i9-13900K||96GB||3098||21667|
|iMac M3 Max||OpenCL||93229|
|iMac M3 Max||Metal||157980|
|MacBook Pro M3 Max||OpenCL||94862|
|MacBook Pro M3 Max||Metal||155360|
These benchmark results highlight the significant performance disparities among the M3 Series, with the M3 Max demonstrating exceptional multi-core processing power. Apple’s M3 Series paves the way for unparalleled processing capabilities, setting a new standard in chip technology and performance for the future.