Apple introduces the revolutionary Mac Studio and Studio Display
People who want to build the studio of their dreams can now get everything they need in one place with the Mac Studio and Studio Display. Mac Studio is a new way to do things with your computer. It’s powered by M1 Max and the new M1 Ultra, the world’s most powerful chip for a personal computer. It is the first computer that can deliver an unprecedented level of performance, a wide range of connectivity, and completely new features in a design that is so small that you can reach it with your arm. With Mac Studio, users can do things that aren’t possible on any other computer, like make huge 3D environments and play back 18 streams of ProRes video at the same time. Studio Display, which goes great with Mac Studio, also looks great with any Mac. It has a huge 27-inch 5K Retina display, a 12MP Ultra-Wide camera with Center Stage, and a high-fidelity six-speaker sound system with spatial audio that lets you hear everything around you. Together, Mac Studio and Studio Display make any workspace a powerful tool for making things.
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Mac Studio is even more powerful for people who want to push the boundaries of their creativity. It has new performance, a wide range of connectivity for peripherals, and a modular system that lets you build the perfect setup.
Revolutionary Desktop Design Enabled by Apple Silicon
Mac Studio completely rethinks what a high-performance desktop should look like with the power and efficiency of Apple chips. Every part of Mac Studio was made to help the M1 Max and M1 Ultra run at their best. This means that Mac Studio can be used on a desk and still have a lot of power and capability.
With a 7.7-inch square footprint and a height of only 3.7 inches, Mac Studio takes up very little space and fits under most displays. Mac Studio also has a unique thermal design that allows for a lot of speed. Dual blowers, precise airflow channels, and over 4,000 holes on the back and bottom help air flow through and cool high-performance chips in the inside of the case. And because Apple’s chips are so efficient, Mac Studio stays very quiet even when it’s running a lot of work.
Game-Changing Performance with M1 Max and M1 Ultra
Mac Studio is powered by either the M1 Max or the M1 Ultra. It has more unified memory than any other Mac, and it can do things that no other desktop can do. With M1 Max, users can take their creative workflows to new heights. For those who need even more computing power, M1 Ultra is the next big step for Apple silicon, giving Mac Studio breathtaking performance. M1 Ultra is based on M1 Max and features the new UltraFusion architecture, which connects the dies of two M1 Max chips together. This creates a system on a chip (SoC) that has never been seen before and has 114 billion transistors, the most ever in a personal computer chip.
Mac Studio Powered by M1 Max Enables:
Up to 2.5x faster CPU performance than the fastest 27-inch iMac with 10-core processor.
Up to 50 percent faster CPU performance than Mac Pro with a 16-core Xeon processor.
Up to 3.4x faster graphics performance than the 27-inch iMac, and over 3x faster than Mac Pro with its most popular graphics card.
Up to 7.5x faster than the 27-inch iMac, and up to 3.7x faster than 16-core Mac Pro when transcoding video.
Mac Studio Powered by M1 Ultra Enables:
Up to 3.8x faster CPU performance than the fastest 27-inch iMac with 10-core processor.
Up to 90 percent faster CPU performance than Mac Pro with 16-core Xeon processor.
Up to 60 percent faster CPU performance than 28-core Mac Pro.
Up to 4.5x faster graphics performance than the 27-inch iMac, and up to 80 percent faster than the fastest Mac graphics card available today.
Up to 12x faster than the 27-inch iMac, and up to 5.6x faster than 28-core Mac Pro when transcoding video.
No other computer in the world can play back 18 streams of 8K ProRes 422 video, which Mac Studio with M1 Ultra can do. If you have an M1 Max, you can get up to 64GB of combined graphics memory, and you can get up to 128GB of combined graphics memory on an M1 Ultra. It’s a big deal because the most powerful workstation graphics card today only has 48GB of memory. Having this huge amount of memory is a game changer for professional work. It also has up to 7.4GB/s of performance and can hold up to 8TB, so users can work on huge projects with speed and performance.
Connectivity within Easy Reach
The small size of Mac Studio makes it easy to get to a lot of important connections. It has four Thunderbolt 4 ports that can be used to connect high-performance devices, a 10Gb Ethernet port, two USB-A ports, an HDMI port, and a pro audio jack that can be used to connect high-impedance headphones or external amplifiers to the back. A lot of other things are built in as well, like Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0.