Apple unveiled its new powerful Mac desktop dubbed Mac Studio along with a gigantic screen, Studio Display.
Mac Studio is powered by M1 Max and the new M1 Ultra, the world’s most powerful chip for a personal computer. It is the first computer to deliver an unprecedented level of performance and with this desktop users can render massive 3D environments and play back 18 streams of ProRes video.
Studio Display, the perfect complement to Mac Studio, also pairs beautifully with any Mac. It features an expansive 27-inch 5K Retina display, a 12MP Ultra Wide camera with Center Stage, and a high-fidelity six-speaker sound system with spatial audio.
Both Mac Studio and Studio Display are available to order right away and will ship beginning Friday, March 18.
Mac Studio Key features:
– comes in M1 Max chip and M1 Ultra chip
– built from a single aluminum extrusion with a square footprint of just 7.7 inches and a height of only 3.7 inches
– features double-sided blowers, precisely placed airflow channels, and over 4,000 perforations on the back and bottom of the enclosure guide air through the internal components and help cool the high-performance chips
– with M1 Ultra can play back 18 streams of 8K ProRes 422 video
– featuring up to 64GB of unified memory on systems with M1 Max and up to 128GB of unified memory on systems with M1 Ultra
– SSD in Mac Studio delivers up to 7.4GB/s of performance and a capacity of up to 8TB
– on the back, Mac Studio includes four Thunderbolt 4 ports to connect displays and high-performance devices, a 10Gb Ethernet port, two USB-A ports, an HDMI port, and a pro audio jack for high-impedance headphones or external amplified speakers. Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 are built in as well
– includes ports on the front for more convenient access. There are two USB-C ports, which on M1 Max supports 10Gb/s USB 3, and on M1 Ultra supports 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 4. There is also an SD card slot on the front to easily import photos and video.
– provides extensive display support — up to four Pro Display XDRs, plus a 4K TV — driving nearly 90 million pixels.
– also includes two USB-C ports and an SD card slot are shown on the front of Mac Studio
Mac Studio starts at $1,999 (US), and Studio Display is $1,599 (US).