Apple launched the new MacBook Pro alongside the Airpods 3 in the October Launch Event yesterday. The all new MacBook Pro now comes with M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets that are the most powerful and reliable across the globe. However, the new chipsets have been built on the same architecture as its predecessor, but they have more RAM limits and push core counts than the M1 chipsets. They are very impressive in terms of performance and reliable. We are going to compare which chipset is better so stay here till the end.
Apple M1 vs Apple M1 Pro chipset: Specifications, price and availability
The company doesn’t sell the chipset individually so we have listed the price of the devices the chipsets are inside.
Apple M1 chipsets
- Apple MacBook Air 2020 – Rs 92,900
- Apple MacBook Pro 2020 – Rs 1,22,900
- Apple Mac Mini 2020 – Rs 64,900
- Apple iMac 24 inch- Rs 1,19,900
Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets
- Apple MacBook Pro 2021 14 inch – Rs 1,94,900
- Apple MacBook Pro 2021 16 inch – Rs 2,39,900
However, the Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max doesn’t replace the existing M1 chipsets as the devices with the M1 will be available for sale. The M1, M1 Pro and M1 Max are built on the same architecture; however, they have different demands.
Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets feature greater power despite being built on the same architecture. They combine the GPU, CPU and RAM into a single package that leads to decreased latency between the RAM and CPU and higher efficiency overall.
The chipsets are based on the N5 node which is the smallest manufacturing process. They combine their high efficiency Icestorm cores and the high performance high performance firestorm cores; however, the main difference between them is the balance of the two cores.
The M1 Pro and M1 Max feature 10 cores whereas the M1 has eight cores total. The new chipsets have eight firestorm cores while the existing chipset has 4 firestorm cores. The count of graphic cores in the M1 Pro and M1 Max is sixteen and thirty two respectively whereas the M1 has eight graphic cores.
Apple’s newly launched chipsets support RAM up to 64 GB whereas the existing M1 chipset supports only up to 16 GB RAM.
Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets come with improved GPU and CPU performance with more RAM support. The new chipsets are 70% faster than the previous ones and the memory bandwidth is 200 GBps. For more tech related news subscribe to our YouTube Channel if you haven’t done it yet.