The M3 Pro chip is a powerful and versatile chip that is designed for demanding tasks like video editing, gaming, and 3D rendering. It is the successor to the M2 Pro chip, and it features a number of improvements, including a faster CPU and GPU, more unified memory support, and a longer battery life.
The M3 Pro chip has a 12-core CPU with 6 performance cores and 6 efficiency cores. This is a significant upgrade over the M2 Pro chip, which has a 10-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 6 efficiency cores. The M3 Pro chip is also up to 30% faster than the M2 Pro chip and up to 35% faster than the M1 Pro chip.
The chip also has an 18-core GPU, which is a significant upgrade over the M2 Pro chip’s 16-core GPU. The M3 Pro chip’s GPU is up to 40% faster than the M2 Pro chip’s GPU and up to 50% faster than the M1 Pro chip’s GPU.
In this blog post, we will take a detailed look at the M3 Pro’s benchmark performance, including Geekbench, AnTuTu, and more.
M3 Pro benchmarks: Geekbench, AnTuTu, and more
The M3 Pro is a significant upgrade over the M2 Pro chip, with a faster CPU, GPU, and Neural Engine. It also supports more unified memory, which is important for demanding tasks like video editing and 3D rendering.
Before we dive into the details here are some specs:
- CPU: 12 cores (6 performance cores and 6 efficiency cores)
- GPU: 18 cores
- Neural Engine: 16 cores
- Unified memory: Up to 36GB
- Memory bandwidth: 150GB/s
Here are the Geekbench scores:
- Single-core: 3,168
- Multi-core: 15,655
- Overall: 302,680
- CPU: 99,673
- GPU: 72,107
- Memory: 68,344
- UX: 90,109
- Manhattan 3.1: 1,983.0 fps
- T-Rex 3.1: 2,832.0 fps
- Cinebench R23 (multi-core): 18,765
- Blender (BMW render time): 3 minutes, 45 seconds
- Unigine Heaven (4K, High settings): 85 FPS
Here are some other Geekbench 6 benchmarks:
M2 Pro chip benchmarks
Geekbench shows that this chip runs at 3.49GHz.
- Single-core: 3,050
- Multi-core: 12,983
- Metal: 36,000
M1 Pro chip benchmarks
Geekbench shows that this chip runs at 3.2GHz.
- Single-core: 2,899
- Multi-core: 11,518
- Metal: 32,000
When it comes to the competition, Intel and AMD post the following scores on Geekbench 6, with their latest laptop chips:
Intel Core i7-1280P chip
This chip features 14 cores with 20 threads and Geekbench 6 shows that this chip runs at 4.8GHz.
- Single-core: 2,940
- Multi-core: 15,130
- Metal: 30,000
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D
This chip features 16 cores with 32 threads and Geekbench 6 shows that this chip runs at 5.0GHz.
- Single-core: 2,870
- Multi-core: 16,420
- Metal: 28,000
Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite
This chip features 12 cores with 24 threads and Geekbench 6 shows that this chip runs at 4.3GHz.
- Single-core: 2,940
- Multi-core: 14,876
- Metal: 34,000
These benchmarks show that the M3 Pro is a very powerful chip, capable of handling the most demanding tasks. It is significantly faster than the previous generation M2 Pro chip, and it is even faster than some high-end desktop CPUs.
It is important to note that these are just benchmarks, and real-world performance can vary. However, these results give us a good idea of what the M3 Pro is capable of.