Extensive comparative testing is now finished, and the results are stunning in favor of the 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max.
The few exceptions are when all 28 cores of high-end 2019 Mac Pro can be brought to bear. More standard Mac Pros (8/10/12/14 cores) would lose to the M1 Max, which is a stinkin' laptop consuming 1/10 the power—OMG. Just wait until we have a 20-core M1 Max!
The OWC USB-C TRAVEL DOCK E was sure handy, allowing me to connect gigabit ethernet and a mouse.
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TESTED: Apple 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max
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Extensive comparative testing covering 19 pages details the amazing results.
The results are unbelievably fast. Intel has a lot of catching-up to do.