Apple M1 is Much Faster Than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, Recent Benchmark

Latest GFXBench 5.0 listing suggests that the Apple M1 GPU chip might be faster than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and AMD Radeon RX 560.

Apple M1 is Much Faster Than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Since the unveiling of the new Apple Silicon Chip- the Apple M1 powered new MacBooks, multiple benchmarks arrive to showcase that the devices might be faster than the previous Intel-powered MacBooks. Now, the latest GFXBench 5.0 listing suggests that the GPU chip in M1 might also be faster than some mainstream PC graphics cards of both Nvidia and AMD.

The recent listing reveals that the Apple M1 can run Aztec Ruins Normal Tier at a crazy 205 frames per second and even the High Tier at 77FPS. Other benchmarks scores include 178.1FPS in Car Chase, 131FPS in Manhattan 3.1.1 1440p, 670FPS in T-Rex, 301 FPS in ALU 2, 281FPS in Driver Overhead 2 and more. All of these benchmarks are faster than both the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and the Radeon RX 560 by far.

Graphics Performance of Apple M1

But according to the earlier listing via Toms Hardware, the GTX 1050 Ti abled to score 159FPS in Aztec Ruins Normal Tier and 61FPS in High Tier, while the RX 560 could muster 146FPS in Normal and 82FPS in High. While for the rest of the scores, the Nvidia and AMD chips hit 143FPS and 115FPS in Car Chase, 127FPS and 101FPS in Manhattan 3.1.1 1440p, 505FPS and 482FPS in T-Rex, 512FPS and 6275FPS in ALU 2, and 218FPS and 95FPS in Driver Overhead 2, respectively.

But it is worth noting that the M1 chip was tested under Apple’s Metal API which makes it difficult to find the baseline for the comparison of all the GPU performance. Moreover, the GFXBench 5.0 does not always provide the perfect result when it comes to PC GPUs as it’s largely aimed at smartphone benchmarking. While the generic benchmarking tools rarely speak the whole story so it will be fun to see the performance of the new MacBooks in the real-world usage.


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