M1 Pro and M1 Max are Apple's high-end Mac chips | Engadget
Apple says the chips offer up to 1.7X faster performance than competing eight-core PC chips, which makes them particularly compelling for people doing heavy-duty 3D and video rendering. Last year's M1-equipped 13-inch MacBook Pro wasn't much faster than the M1 Air; the Pro basically added a fan for more sustained workloads, whereas the Air was miraculously fanless. In comparison, last year's M1 was an eight-core chip that maxed out with eight GPU cores. It's been almost a year since Apple unveiled its first custom chip for Macs, the ARM-based M1. What separates them are their GPU and memory capabilities: the M1 Pro has up to a 16-core GPU while the Max has tops out at 32 graphics cores. Follow all of the news from Apples Mac event right here.Please enter a valid email address And that's before you get to all of the other updates coming to the new notebooks (More ports!
It's been almost a year since Apple unveiled its first custom chip for Macs, the ARM-based M1. As we saw in our review of the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and colorful iMac, the M1 was a marvel, p… [+1194 chars]