Apple has a few more months to release its Apple Silicon-equipped Mac Pro. But in the meantime, there is something new to demand from users who can’t wait to use Apple Silicon on the Mac Apple StudioNew computer unveiled during the company’s “Peak Performance” Event On Tuesday.
At the heart of Mac Studio is the M1 Max or M1 Ultra, a new addition to the M1 system on the chip line. The M1 Ultra features a 20-core CPU (16 performance cores and 4 performance cores), a 64-core GPU, a 32-core neural engine and 800GBps bandwidth. Because the M1 Ultra basically works with a pair of M1 Max chips together, the Ultra is more than double the media upgrades of the Max, including the four Process accelerators.
Apple offers two standard configurations of Mac Studio:
Mac Studio looks like an enlarged Mac Mini. During rigorous processing sessions, such as video editing, graphics rendering, and code editing, placing a blower to mitigate the heat generated by the internal components adds extra height.
Mac Studio can connect to any third-party display using its Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, but it can connect to newer ones Apple Studio Display Was revealed on Tuesday. Mac Studio can connect up to five displays simultaneously, four of which have 6K resolution at 60Hz via USB-C, and 4K resolution at 60Hz connected via HDMI 2.0
On the back of the Mac Studio you will find four Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, two USB-A ports, an HDMI 2.0 connector and a 10Gb Ethernet port. There is a usable headphone jack with high impedance headphones. The front panel of the M1 Max model has two USB-C ports, which are the Thunderbolt ports on the M1 Ultra model. There is also an SDXC card slot on the front.
Mac Studio is now available for pre-order on the Apple website, starting March 18th.