Just like clockwork, Apple today unveiled an update for its PRO laptops. The new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will include the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips that Apple claims are faster than the M1 first gen ARM based chips by almost 40%! The MacBook Pro models will be available for order today and will ship next week.

The 16-inch MacBook Pro uses a 16.2-inch display with a 3456×2234 pixel resolution, and the 14-inch model uses a 14.2-inch display with a 3456×2234 resolution. What is even more awesome is that the M1 Pro has a total of either eight or 10 processor cores, depending on what you pay. Graphics performance is what I am personally more excited about which includes either 14 or 16 GPU cores. That is truly phenomenal. The chip also has a 256-bit memory interface and supports up to 32GB of RAM. The M1 Max offers a 512-bit memory interface, up to 64GB of RAM, and 24 or 32 GPU cores.

The 14-inch model starts at $1,999, which will get you a version of the M1 Pro with an eight-core CPU and 14-core GPU, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage. The 16-inch model will start at $2,499, which includes the full version of the M1 Pro, with a 10-core CPU and 16-core GPU, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage.

Both laptops will also ship with macOS Monterey, which will be available to all Macs that support it on October 25.

By rjcool

I am a geek who likes to talk tech and talk sciences. I work with computers (obviously) and make a living.

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