Apple announces M1 chip for Silicon Macs

The news: Apple has announced the first processor made for the Mac at their ‘one more thing’ event.

  • 8-core CPU, with 4 high efficiency cores
  • Similarly, it has the world’s fastest 8-core GPU
  • It’s got 5nm architecture, like the A14 chip in iPhone and iPad
  • Apple claims it has the world’s fastest single CPU core with the best CPU performance per watt

Our take: Wow. Seems Apple Silicon is shaping up to be everything we hoped and dreamed about