Apple M1X specs and efficiency metrics have supposedly leaked via a benchmarking web site. The itemizing means that the Apple M1X — the rumoured successor to the Apple M1 — will scale as much as 12 CPU cores from the 8 CPU cores on its predecessor. Apple is claimed to be engaged on an replace to its custom-designed, ARM-based M1 SoC launched final yr, and former leaks counsel that it might be known as Apple M1X. But the itemizing carries a caveat that the data is predicated on a “pre-sample” and that the technical particulars, and naturally the benchmarking outcomes, may cautious for the ultimate product. Apple, as all the time, has not stated something about engaged on a brand new chipset.
The specs and efficiency of the Apple M1X have been listed by benchmarking web site CPU Monkey. It means that the Apple M1 successor, anticipated to be known as Apple M1X, could have 12 CPU and 16 GPU cores, up from its predecessor’s 8 CPU and eight GPU cores. The Apple M1X, nevertheless, remains to be listed to be clocked at a most of three.2GHz and primarily based on the 5-nanometre structure — similar because the M1. If the data seems to be correct, it appears like Apple might be focussing extra on bumping up each the compute and graphics efficiency of its new chipset.
The itemizing suggests a Cinebench R23 single-core rating of 1514 and a multi-core rating of 14450 for the Apple M1X, rating it under Intel Core i9-10850K, AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, and Intel Core i9-7900X), on each counts. The report additionally ranks the Apple M1X second after Intel Core i7-11700K in Geekbench 5 (64-bit) single-core check. But the “pre sample” caveat with a sooner-than-expected itemizing makes the findings somewhat extra suspect than ordinary.
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