Review: M1 Max MacBook Pro After Three Months

It’s now been just a few months for the reason that M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pro models launched in October, and Thereviewland video editor Dan Barbera has been utilizing one of many new machines since they debuted. Over on the Thereviewland YouTube channel, Dan has shared a 3 month overview of his MacBook Pro to see the way it has held up over time and the way it’s modified his workflow.

Dan is utilizing the 16-inch MacBook Pro that options an M1 Max chip with 10 compute cores and a 32-core GPU, aka the highest of the road chip. The machine options 32GB RAM and a 1TB SSD, and it’s the high-end pre-configured model that Apple gives.

In utilization, the MacBook Pro is near excellent, however Dan does go over a handful of complaints in his video. The MacBook Pro is topic to crashes and restarts when utilized in clamshell mode, which could possibly be attributed to third-party Thunderbolt equipment.

The SSD may malfunction randomly when transferring footage from an exterior drive. At occasions, switch speeds gradual to a crawl, a difficulty fastened with a restart. These are the 2 main points that Dan has skilled, and he has in any other case had no issues. Performance general is superb, the show is gorgeous, and the additional ports are helpful.

For these contemplating a purchase order, Dan says that he needs that he had gone with a 2TB SSD over a 1TB due to his video modifying wants, and he is unsure that he is proud of the burden and measurement of the 16-inch MacBook Pro when the identical performance is accessible with the smaller and extra transportable 14-inch MacBook Pro.

Make certain to look at Dan’s video for his full overview, and tell us within the feedback the way you’re liking your 2021 M1 Pro/‌M1 Max‌ MacBook Pro you probably have one.