Apple today released two lightning-fast new chips. The M2 Pro and M2 Max make their debut today in the also-announced new MacBook Pro and Mac mini, the company reported in a press release.
Apple today announced the release of two new SoC systems from its next-generation computers It is the M2 Pro and the M2 Max. Both offer a big improvement in performance for the new MacBook Pro and Mac mini. This is thanks to an improved CPU and GPU, up to 96 GB of central memory and better power efficiency.
Apple cranks up chips for MacBook Pro and Mac Mini
An extension of the existing M2 architecture, the M2 Pro will feature a CPU with up to 12 cores and a GPU with up to 19 cores. In addition, the M2 Pro will also be equipped with up to 32 GB of memory.
The M2 Max goes a step further by offering a GPU with up to 38 cores, double the memory bandwidth and up to 96 GB of working memory.
Pro (Image: Apple)
Both chips also feature advanced, specially designed technologies, such as a faster 16-core Neural Engine. This is capable of performing 15.8 trillion operations per second That represents a 40 percent improvement over the previous generation. So both the Macbook Pro and Mac mini are getting impressive upgrades.
Thanks to the M2 Pro, the Mac mini now delivers professional performance The performance and capabilities of the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro are also further enhanced by the chips.
14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro
14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Max
16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro
16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Max
Available from today
The 14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro is available starting at 2449 euros. The 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro is available starting at 3049 euros. For that money you get a lot in return, especially if you are a professional in the graphics industry.
Thanks to the new chips, the MacBook Pro is already a powerhouse. For example, rendering effects is up to six times faster than on the fastest current MacBook Pro with Intel chip, and color correction is up to two times faster. So a touchscreen is something we’ll have to wait for.
Mac mini: small but darn fast. (Image: Apple)
The Mac mini is considerably cheaper. It can be found the Apple Store starting at 713 euros. For that you get a very rap machine. Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro delivers faster performance and thus also has more working memory. In addition, it also features advanced connectivity options. For example, it supports up to two displays on the model with an M2 and up to three displays on the model with an M2 Pro.
Both the new MacBook Pros and the new Mac mini are available starting today. They can be found on Apple’s own site, among others.
M2 Mac mini
M2 Pro Mac mini