Along with the MacBook Air, Apple additionally launched a brand new Mac Mini. It runs Apple’s first customized chipset particularly designed for Mac computer systems, the M1. It nonetheless options the identical acquainted design, nevertheless it now makes use of an Arm-based chip.
“In case you evaluate a Mac mini to the top-selling desktop on this worth vary, the Mini is one-tenth its dimension and but it’s as much as 5 instances quicker,” Engineering Senior Supervisor Julie Broms stated.
The M1 options 4 high-performance cores and 4 high-efficiency cores. It makes use of a 5nm course of. There are eight GPU cores with 128 execution items, which ought to result in peak efficiency of two.6 teraflops. There may be additionally Apple’s neural engine for machine studying duties.
In accordance with Apple, the brand new Mac Mini is as much as thrice quicker than the earlier mannequin on the subject of CPU efficiency. As for GPU efficiency, it’s as much as six instances quicker. ML acceleration can be as much as 15 instances quicker.
In the back of the machine, you’ll discover an Ethernet port, two Thunderbolt/USB4 ports that assist a 6K show, an HDMI 2.zero port, two USB A ports and a three.5mm headphone port.
Pricing begins at $699 and the brand new Mac Mini will likely be out there subsequent week.