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2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Overview
Related: Apple MacBook Pro M2, Apple Silicon, laptop, MacBook, MacBook Pro, Macs
MPG tested the Apple 16.2" MacBook Pro with M2 Max Chip Z1740017Z, maxed-out excepting 4TB SSD.
The 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max is a powerhouse that blows away all prior Macs, excepting a few tasks where the 24-core and 28-core 2019 Mac Pro can bluster its way to a moderate advantage through sheer force of numbers (28 vs 8+4 CPU cores).
The feature set is as impressive as high end desktop computers:
- 16.2" 3456 X 2234 liquid crystal Retina XDR display with ProMotion, up to 120 Hz Refresh Rate and P3 wide color gamut
- Apple M2 Max 12-core CPU (8 cores + efficiency cores) (or M2 Pro 10-core)
- Up to 38-Core GPU
- 16-Core Neural Engine
- Up to 96GB memory.
- Up to 8TB SSD (flash drive).
- Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) + Bluetooth 5.3
- SDXC Slot
- Thunderbolt 4 with three ports each on its own bus.
- MagSafe 3
- FaceTime HD 1080p Camera
- Up to three 6K @ 60Hz display via Thunderbolt, or two 6K displays plus one 8K display at 60Hz or one 4K display at 240Hz over HDMI
- Ultra-low power consumption and long battery life.
- Requirees macOS Ventura, the crappiest macOS yet. Or later crappier version.