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Apple officially unveils M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max: 3 nanometer, Dynamic Caching GPU, more

Apple has unveiled its next generation of M series chips: M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max. These new chips are 3nm, like the A17 Pro. The GPU uses a new technique called Dynamic Caching.

This Apple silicon reveal marks the first time the company has announced an M series chip at the same time as an M Pro and M Max series chip. M1 and M2, for example, were announced months before M1 Pro/Max and M2 Pro/Max chips, respectively.

Apple is also bringing 3 nanometer chip architecture to the Mac for the first time with M3 — like the A17 Pro in iPhone 15 Pro.

  • GPU improvements are a focus
  • Hardware-accelerated ray tracing
  • Performance per watt improvements: uses roughly 1/2 power to match M1 performance and graphics
  • 16% faster Neural Engine than M2
  • Up to 128GB RAM for the first time


M3 Pro

M3 Max

M3 bento box


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