69points

Apple M1

64points

Intel Core i9-9980HK

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64 facts in comparison

Apple M1 vs Intel Core i9-9980HK

Apple M1
Intel Core i9-9980HK

Why is Apple M1 better than Intel Core i9-9980HK?

  • 8.33% faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 3.2GHz & 4 x 2GHzvs8 x 2.4GHz
  • 1600MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    4266MHzvs2666MHz
  • 9nm smaller semiconductor size
    ?

    5nmvs14nm
  • 10MB bigger L2 cache
    ?

    12MBvs2MB
  • 31.2W lower TDP
    ?

    13.8Wvs45W
  • 1.25MB/core more L2 cache per core
    ?

    1.5MB/corevs0.25MB/core
  • 26.45GB/s more memory bandwidth
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    68.25GB/svs41.8GB/s
  • 44.17% higher PassMark result (single)
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    3757vs2606

Why is Intel Core i9-9980HK better than Apple M1?

  • 8 more CPU threads
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    16vs8
  • 1.8GHz higher turbo clock speed
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    5GHzvs3.2GHz
  • 320KB bigger L1 cache
    ?

    512KBvs192KB
  • Has an unlocked multiplier
    ?
  • 112GB larger maximum memory amount
    ?

    128GBvs16GB
  • Has AES
    ?
  • Uses multithreading
    ?
  • Has AVX
    ?

Price comparison

Apple M1

ProductStorePrice
Apple M1 amazonIntel Core i5-12600KF Desktop Processor ...Intel Core i5-12600KF Desktop Processor 10 (6P+4E) Cores up to 4.9 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W
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$260

Intel Core i9-9980HK

ProductStorePrice
Intel Core i9-9980HK amazonIntel Core i9-10900K Desktop Processor 1...Intel Core i9-10900K Desktop Processor 10 Cores up to 5.3 GHz Unlocked  LGA1200 (Intel 400 Series Chipset) 125W
amazon logo
$389
Intel Core i9-9980HK amazonIntel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 1...Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W
amazon logo
$560
Intel Core i9-9980HK amazonIntel Core i9-12900KF Desktop Processor ...Intel Core i9-12900KF Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W
amazon logo
$549
Intel Core i9-9980HK amazonIntel Core i9-10900X Desktop Processor 1...Intel Core i9-10900X Desktop Processor 10 Cores up to 4.7GHz Unlocked LGA2066 X299 Series 165W (BX8069510900X)
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$540

User reviews

Overall Rating

Apple M1
9.2
5 User reviews
Apple M1
9.2/10
5 User reviews
Intel Core i9-9980HK
0.0
0 User reviews
Intel Core i9-9980HK
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Value for money

8.4/10
5 votes
No reviews yet
 

Gaming

9.2/10
5 votes
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Performance

9.6/10
5 votes
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Reliability

9.6/10
5 votes
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Energy efficiency

9.0/10
5 votes
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Comments

Harrison

Harrison

5 months ago

10 / 10

M1 is quite impressive.

Harrison

Harrison

5 months ago

10 / 10

I own an m1 iPad Pro and I am making this review to appreciate how great the m1 chip is, even still in early 2022 (to be expected). I use my iPad for productivity and m1 makes typing word documents or researching seamless and very fast paced, it loads websites and videos (on YouTube) extraordinarily fast (note that this is also based upon internet speed) and does so effortlessly. For gaming, m1 handles most games like a champ, there are some more graphic intensive games such as certain first person shooters that are slightly choppy at times (for me at least) but otherwise, I get a solid frame rate. It does heat up a little bit but it's not to the point its unbearable to the touch. Power efficiency is great as I still have extra charge left at the end of the day even after a whole day's worth of usage. Overall, the M1 chip has made my computing world quite fantastic and I am satisfied with amazing technology it has to offer.

Pros

  • Fast Tablet Performance
  • Tablet Gaming
  • Crushes Productivity
  • Sips power

Cons

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    A

    6 months ago

    10 / 10

    It is very efficient

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    6 months ago

    10 / 10

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    Dony

    Dony

    5 months ago

    10 / 10

    Its a Rockstar

    Dony

    Dony

    5 months ago

    10 / 10

    0 users found this helpful

    General info

    Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
    2.Has integrated graphics
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
    3.GPU clock speed

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    350MHz

    The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
    The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
    5.CPU temperature

    100°C

    100°C

    If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.
    6.PCI Express (PCIe) version

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    3

    Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) is a high-speed interface standard for connecting components, such as graphics cards and SSDs, to a motherboard. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
    7.DirectX version

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    12

    DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
    8.OpenGL version

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    4.5

    OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
    9.GPU turbo

    1278MHz

    1250MHz

    When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.

    Performance

    1.CPU speed

    4 x 3.2GHz & 4 x 2GHz

    8 x 2.4GHz

    The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
    More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
    When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
    4.Has an unlocked multiplier
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    Some processors come with an unlocked multiplier which makes them easy to overclock, allowing you to gain increased performance in games and other apps.
    5.L2 cache

    12MB

    2MB

    A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
    6.L3 cache

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    16MB

    A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
    7.L1 cache

    192KB

    512KB

    A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
    8.L2 core

    1.5MB/core

    0.25MB/core

    More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
    9.L3 core

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    2MB/core

    More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

    Memory

    1.RAM speed

    4266MHz

    2666MHz

    It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
    This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
    DDR (Double Data Rate) memory is the most common type of RAM. Newer versions of DDR memory support higher maximum speeds and are more energy-efficient.
    More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
    The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
    6.bus transfer rate

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    8GT/s

    The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.
    7.Supports ECC memory
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
    8.eMMC version

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Intel Core i9-9980HK)

    A higher version of eMMC allows faster memory interfaces, having a positive effect on the performance of a device. For example, when transferring files from your computer to the internal storage over USB.
    9.bus speed

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Intel Core i9-9980HK)

    The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.

    Benchmarks

    This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
    This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
    Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's multi-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
    4.Cinebench R20 (multi) result

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    3503

    Cinebench R20 is a benchmark tool that measures a CPU's multi-core performance by rendering a 3D scene.
    5.Cinebench R20 (single) result

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    485

    Cinebench R20 is a benchmark tool that measures a CPU's single-core performance by rendering a 3D scene.
    Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's single-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
    7.Blender (bmw27) result

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    255.58seconds

    The Blender (bmw27) benchmark measures the performance of a processor by rendering a 3D scene. More powerful processors can render the scene in less time.
    8.Blender (classroom) result

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    819.99seconds

    The Blender (classroom) benchmark measures the performance of a processor by rendering a 3D scene. More powerful processors can render the scene in less time.
    9.performance per watt

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    143.4

    This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.

    Features

    1.uses multithreading
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.
    2.Has AES
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
    3.Has AVX
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial apps, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
    4.SSE version

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    4.2

    SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
    5.Has F16C
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
    6.bits executed at a time

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple M1)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Intel Core i9-9980HK)

    NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
    7.Has MMX
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
    8.Has TrustZone
    Apple M1
    Intel Core i9-9980HK
    A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
    9.front-end width

    8

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Intel Core i9-9980HK)

    The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better

    Price comparison

    Apple M1

    ProductStorePrice
    Apple M1 amazonIntel Core i5-12600KF Desktop Processor ...Intel Core i5-12600KF Desktop Processor 10 (6P+4E) Cores up to 4.9 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W
    amazon logo
    $260

    Intel Core i9-9980HK

    ProductStorePrice
    Intel Core i9-9980HK amazonIntel Core i9-10900K Desktop Processor 1...Intel Core i9-10900K Desktop Processor 10 Cores up to 5.3 GHz Unlocked  LGA1200 (Intel 400 Series Chipset) 125W
    amazon logo
    $389
    Intel Core i9-9980HK amazonIntel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 1...Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W
    amazon logo
    $560
    Intel Core i9-9980HK amazonIntel Core i9-12900KF Desktop Processor ...Intel Core i9-12900KF Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W
    amazon logo
    $549
    Intel Core i9-9980HK amazonIntel Core i9-10900X Desktop Processor 1...Intel Core i9-10900X Desktop Processor 10 Cores up to 4.7GHz Unlocked LGA2066 X299 Series 165W (BX8069510900X)
    amazon logo
    $540

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