Featuring the M1 Ultra, the Mac Studio is Apple’s newest and most powerful small factory desktop computer. Though small, the newest chip is nothing short of a full-fledged powerhouse of a silicon chip.
A detailed teardown reveals what is going on inside this powerhouse featuring 128 GB of memory. Thanks to the UltraFusion Technology, there are two M1 max dies that are attached to each other in this smart Multi-Chip Module. It is undoubtedly a powerful package with a strong performance shown in video coding, however, it can’t be put to test with gaming workloads. With a pair of 10 -core CPUs and 32 core GPUs, the chip offers a total of 114 billion transistors and is equivalent to some of the most high-end desktops in the market featuring RTX 3090 graphics.
The M1 Ultra starts at 4,000 USD for the most basic unit with a 64 GB memory and a 48 core GPU. The fully packed M1 Ultra will cost 5,800 USD. The Mac Studio might not be receiving regular updates; however, maintenance is possible and recommended by an authentic service provider.