Apple M1 vs. Ryzen 5000: MacBook Pro and Asus ROG Flow X13, compared

Apple’s M1 chip has impressed everyone, but so has Ryzen 5000.

We’ve already tested AMD’s Ryzen 5000 mobile against Intel’s current Core i7 chips in laptops, and Ryzen easily wins. But what everyone really wants to know is how it stacks up against Apple’s impressive M1 silicon in the new MacBook Pro.

The M1 is a 5nm, TSMC-built chip based on the Arm architecture—a hard pivot by Apple after ending its 15-year relationship with Intel. 

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