Comparing technical specs and benchmarks

Apple M2
VS
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G

Apple M2 5 nm - 3.50 GHz LPDDR5-5500 

AMD Ryzen 7 5700G 7 nm - 3.80 GHz DDR4-3200 

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Apple M2 vs. AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In comparison between Apple M2 and AMD Ryzen 7 5700G, you should choose the model which has more cores and threads with base and turbo frequencies. All the features influence the system’s high-speed performance.

8 / 8
CPU Cores / Threads
8 / 16
hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Core architecture
normal
4x Unknown
A core
0x
4x Unknown
B core
0x
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C core
no data
No
Hyperthreading
Yes
No
Overclocking
Yes
3.50 GHz
Frequency
3.80 GHz
No turbo
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores)
4.20 GHz

Apple M2 vs. AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
CPU generation and family

8
CPU Cores
8
Apple M2
Name
no data
Apple M series
Family
no data
Apple M2
CPU group
no data
2
Generation
9
Mobile
Segment
no data
--
Predecessor
no data
--
Successor
no data

Apple M2 vs. AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
Internal Graphics

Some manufacturers build a graphic core in many CPUs being an additional advantage. If you use a video card which is separated from a CPU, we recommend you skip this comparison as there is no need to compare Apple M2 to AMD Ryzen 7 5700G across a built-in video card.

Apple M2 (8 Core)
GPU name
AMD Radeon 8 Graphics (Renoir)
3.50 GHz
GPU frequency
2.10 GHz
No turbo
GPU (Turbo)
No turbo
128
Execution units
8
0
Shader
512
16 GB
Max. GPU Memory
2 GB
3
Max. displays
3
2
Generation
9
Direct X
12
5 nm
Technology
7 nm
Q1/2022
Release date
Q1/2020

Apple M2 vs. AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
Hardware codec support

Pay attention to support of different technological options by CPUs. The general performance is not influenced. In the interest of time, you can skip this section.

Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode
h264
Decode / Encode
Decode
VP8
Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode
VP9
Decode / Encode
Decode
AV1
No
Decode
AVC
Decode / Encode
Decode
VC-1
Decode
Decode / Encode
JPEG
Decode / Encode

Apple M2 vs. AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
Memory & PCIe

Modern CPUs support memory which operates in a multi-channel regime that provides high-speed data exchange and improves productivity. The higher the ram’s clock frequency, its standard (for example, DDR3, DDR4, DDR5) and maximum space in a system are, the better it is.

4.0
PCIe version
3.0
PCIe lanes
12
LPDDR5-5500
Memory type
DDR4-3200
16 GB
Max. Memory
64 GB
2
Memory channels
2
No
ECC
No
Yes
AES-NI
Yes

Apple M2 vs. AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
Thermal Management

High-performance and powerful CPUs require the essence of a good power supply. Here you learn how much TDP Apple M2 and AMD Ryzen 7 5700G have. We recommend paying attention to the model which has lower TDP.

15 W
TDP (PL1)
65 W
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TDP (PL2)
--
20 W
TDP up
--
10 W
TDP down
--
--
Tjunction max.
95 °C

Apple M2 vs. AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
Technical details

Here is the main information which can define the best CPU comparing technical specifications. Thus, the higher cash L2 and L3, the better it is. The lower the technological process of CPU production, the better it is. Another important factor is a production year that directly influences the manufacturer’s support terms and the opportunity of a system modernization at minimal cost in the future.

ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
Instruction set (ISA)
x86-64 (64 bit)
Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation
ISA extensions
no data
16.00 MB
L2-Cache
4.00 MB
--
L3-Cache
16.00 MB
M2
Architecture
Cezanne (Zen 3)
5 nm
Technology
7 nm
None
Virtualization
AMD-V, SEV
N/A
Socket
AM4
Q1/2022
Release date
Q1/2021
--
Part Number
--

Apple M2 vs. AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
Devices using this processor

In completing the comparison between Apple M2 and AMD Ryzen 7 5700G, you can learn in which computer systems these models are used.

Apple MacBook Air 14 (2022), Mac, MacPro, Mac Mini
Used in
Gaming PC

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

The version, having become a gold standard of a synthetic benchmark, allows accurately define a CPU performance in Cinema 4 Suite software complex. The most points mean a model’s best efficiency. Hyperthreading is not included.

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

It is the most actual version of the Cinebench R23 benchmark for testing processors in the single-core using mode. Like all the company’s versions, it uses a brand app for testing.

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

It is a testing performance standard of CPU by Maxon. It is a specialized multi-platform number of tests that estimate the power of all processor cores in rendering mode.

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

The updated version of the Cinebench R23 benchmark shows an accurate performance assessment given all modern standards and apps requirements. It works in a loading mode of all cores and threads.

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

A benchmark is designed to determine graphics cards’ performance and speed, built into their central processor. It works in iGPU mode, FP32 Performance. The higher the rate is, the better it is.

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

A new approach to testing processor performance opens up the GeekBench 5 benchmark! A detailed under-load system analysis gives an accurate assessment of the quality. The higher the estimation is, the faster and more efficient the processor is. It is a version for testing a single core.

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

A modern version of the GeekBench 5 benchmark reveals all opportunities and potential of your processor. As a result of testing, you can understand to what extent a processor is fast and efficient in operation with graphic apps or games.

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

The authoritative benchmark PassMark shows how efficient the processor is in the overall performance rating. It takes into account the operation mode of all cores and supports hyperthreading. The benchmark is based on various scenarios for performing calculations, 2D and 3D modelling.