Apple updated their apple silicon lineup for 2023 holidays nvidia, the king of the hill carry on with the RTX 4090 mobile. M3 Max differences in approach -> shows difference in solution unlike nvidia, Apple approach is more holistic. GPU and CPU are integrated and share the same memory built on latest 3nm TSMC manufacturing process -> apple bought TSMC entire manufacturing lines, so they going to have first mover advantage for some time 40 GPU cores, support up to 128GB and dynamic caching first time -> hardware accelerated mesh shading / ray-tracing.
The M3 family of Apple Silicon was announced at Apple’s “Scary Fast” October event. Unlike previous events where Apple drips the introduction of Apple Silicon over a year, we get the top 3 most used Apple Silicon in one single shot.
Considering that Apple just introduced the M2 Pro and M2 Max earlier this year, it is a surprise move from Apple.
General Improvements Here are the general improvements that the M3 family has:
Apple updated the MacBook Pro during their October “Scary Fast” event. Apple updated the MacBook Pro to the M2 Pro and M2 Max chip earlier this year, so the update is ahead of schedule.
Here’s what you need to know in regard to the updates:-
M3 Family The star of the show is the introduction of the M3 family and Apple decided to update unleash the most popular M3 chips right out of the gate.
Right before Halloween, Apple dropped some product updates with the theme “Scary Fast”. The drops are a bit unusual for Apple because it’s the first time that they dropped at 5 pm (usually it’s 10 am in California) and historically quite late (usually by mid-October).
The event unfolded in a record time of 30 minutes (usually it’s over an hour of product showcase extravaganza). So here’s what you need to know from Apple’s October Event of 2023.