Apple is reportedly testing high-end Mac PCs powered by its new M2 chips

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Apple is expected to motorboat a postulation of caller products astatine the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) successful a fewer days, and 2 of them mightiness beryllium caller Mac desktop computers. According to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, the tech elephantine has been investigating a mates of high-end Macs powered by its caller M2 Max processor and the M2 Ultra spot that the institution has yet to announce.

If you'll recall, Apple debuted the M2 Max connected its 14- and 16 MacBook Pro laptops, arsenic good arsenic its Mac mini machine earlier this year. The desktop PC with the spot volition reportedly person 8 high-performance cores, 4 ratio cores and 30 graphics cores. It volition besides person 96 GB of RAM and volition tally macOS 13.4, the company's latest bundle for computers, retired of the box. 

Meanwhile, the unannounced M2 Ultra spot is expected to beryllium the much almighty enactment betwixt the two, with doubly arsenic galore processing cores. Specifically, the spot is expected to person 16 high-performance, 8 ratio and 60 graphics cores, though Bloomberg says the institution volition connection a much almighty mentation with 76 graphics cores. Apple is adjacent reportedly investigating the machine with M2 Ultra successful configurations with 64GB, 128GB and 192GB of memory. 

Gurman besides says that the M2 Ultra was primitively designed for aboriginal versions of the Mac Pro, which inactive uses Intel processors. But the Mac Pros are investigating astatine the momentare codenamed Mac 14,8, portion the caller high-end desktops with the M2 Max and M2 Ultra chips are codenamed Mac 14,13 and Mac 14,14. Presumably, that means they're a antithetic desktop PCs altogether, possibly caller models of the Mac Studio that's presently powered by the M1 Max oregon the M1 Ultra. 

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In summation to high-end desktop computers, Apple mightiness besides motorboat caller laptops astatine WWDC. Some possibilities see a 15-inch MacBook Air that could beryllium powered by a processor "on par" with the tech giant's current-gen M2 chip, arsenic good arsenic a much affordable mentation of the 13-inch MacBook Pro.

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