Apple Mac Studio with M1 Ultra (Early 2022)

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Apple Mac Studio with M1 Ultra (Early 2022)
Key Features
  • Apple M1 Ultra 20-Core CPU
  • 64GB Unified RAM | 2TB SSD
  • 48-Core GPU | 32-Core Neural Engine
  • UHS-II SDXC Card Reader
Creative professionals can power through workflows on an unprecedented scale, including playing back up to 18 streams of 8K ProRes video, 8K rendering, encoding and decoding H.264, HEVC, and ProRes, running complex particle simulations, working with massive 3D environments, and more using the Apple Mac Studio. This entirely new Mac desktop transforms any space into a studio, ensuring that creatives of all types will benefit from supercharged performance, extensive connectivity, and new capabilities in an extremely compact form factor. All of this boosts the Mac Studio to an entirely different level, as it features an M1 Ultra 20-Core processor, 64GB of RAM, and a 48-Core GPU.
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Apple Mac Studio Overview

Creative professionals can power through workflows on an unprecedented scale, including playing back up to 18 streams of 8K ProRes video, 8K rendering, encoding and decoding H.264, HEVC, and ProRes, running complex particle simulations, working with massive 3D environments, and more using the Apple Mac Studio. This entirely new Mac desktop transforms any space into a studio, ensuring that creatives of all types will benefit from supercharged performance, extensive connectivity, and new capabilities in an extremely compact form factor. All of this boosts the Mac Studio to an entirely different level, as it features an M1 Ultra 20-Core processor, 64GB of RAM, and a 48-Core GPU.

Get fast access to your files with an SSD capacity of 2TB and add external peripherals using Thunderbolt 4, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, and HDMI. 10 Gigabit Ethernet is built in for wired networking, or use Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) for wireless access. Bluetooth 5.0 technology will allow you to connect additional compatible peripherals, including keyboards, mice, and headsets. Sound is output using a 3.5mm headphone jack.

This Mac comes preloaded with macOS. Updates can be downloaded for free via the Mac App Store. Please check Apple's website for upgrade eligibility. Also, please be aware that a keyboard and mouse are not included.

General Features
M1 Ultra
Built from two M1 Max chips, the M1 Ultra lets you power through workflows on an unprecedented scale. You can run complex particle simulations or work with massive 3D environments that were previously impossible to render. And with twice the media engine resources, M1 Ultra can support up to 18 streams of 8K ProRes 422 video playback - something no other personal computer can do. It also features up to 3.8x faster CPU performance, up to 4.5x faster GPU performance, and up to 3.0x faster machine learning.
Fits Right In
The incredible power and efficiency of Apple silicon has allowed Apple to completely reimagine the high-performance desktop. The design inspiration for Mac Studio was simple: to let the M1 Ultra - and your creativity - run completely unrestrained, within the smallest possible footprint. It fits perfectly under most displays, putting prodigious power and connectivity at arm's reach, right on your desk.
Plays It Cool
Within the 7.7" square Mac Studio enclosure lies a groundbreaking thermal system designed to let the M1 Ultra fly through heavy workloads at screaming-fast speeds - and stay whisper quiet.
Powerful Connections
Mac Studio lets you create the studio of your dreams with an array of 12 high-performance ports, located front and back for convenient access. Easily connect - and disconnect - your camera, external storage, and other devices from the front. See the bigger picture by plugging in up to four Pro Display XDRs and one 4K TV. There's also a headphone jack with advanced support for high-impedance headphones or line out for amplified speakers.
Studio Display and Mac Studio - Dream Team
Apple designed the Mac Studio together with the new Studio Display for the ultimate studio setup. With its breathtaking 27" 5K Retina display, 12MP Ultra-Wide camera with Center Stage, studio-quality three-mic array, and six-speaker sound system with Spatial Audio, the Studio Display completes the full Mac experience.
Transform Your Studio
With its strikingly compact form factor and abundance of ports, Mac Studio lets you reimagine your workspace and unleash your creativity. Connect up to four Pro Display XDRs and one 4K TV.
Need More Magic?
Magic accessories are wireless, rechargeable, precise, comfortable - and now come in a silver-and-black option to complete your setup.
macOS and pro Apps, Optimized for Apple Silicon
macOS Monterey was designed to scale with Apple silicon, so the system automatically benefits from the increased graphics, massive memory, and powerful machine learning of M1 Ultra. With over 10,000 optimized apps and plug-ins - and great new macOS features like Universal Control, Shortcuts, and Focus - you can work, play, and create in ways you never imagined.

Apple Mac Studio Specs

Operating SystemmacOS (64-Bit)
Model YearEarly 2022
Performance
ProcessorAppleM1Ultra
CPUPerformance 16-Core
Efficiency Quad-Core
Graphics TypeIntegrated
GPUApple (48-Core)
Memory TypeEmbedded DRAM
Total Installed Memory64 GB
Memory Configuration64 GB (Onboard)
Memory Slot TypeNot Specified by Manufacturer
Buffered MemoryNo
ECC MemoryNo
Storage and Expansion
Total Installed Capacity2 TB
Solid State Storage1 x 2 TB Proprietary Apple NVMe
Optical DriveNone
I/O
Ports2 x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
USB Type-C6 x Thunderbolt 4 (Supports DisplayPort)
Display1 x HDMI Output
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Built-In SpeakersNone
Built-In MicrophonesNone
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Communications
Ethernet1 x RJ45 (10GbE)
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
MU-MIMO SupportYes
Bluetooth5.0
NFCNo
Keyboard & Mouse
KeyboardNone
Pointing DeviceNone
General
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Operating Temperature50 to 95°F / 10 to 35°C
Operating Humidity5 to 90% (Non-Condensing)
Dimensions7.7 x 7.7 x 3.7" / 19.6 x 19.6 x 9.4 cm
Weight7.9 lb / 3.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight13.655 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)12.5 x 11.8 x 8.9"

Apple Mac Studio Reviews

It was finally time to upgrade

By Bryan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-28

Previous computer: Mac Pro (Mid 2012) - 2 X 3.46 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors, SSD drives, 64 GB memory, and a Radeon RX 580 8 GB Graphics card. I mention these stats only to say that this is still a reasonably fast and functional computer, but I'm stuck back at MacOS Mojave 10.14.6, so I can't upgrade to the newest versions of many of my most used Apps. Enter the Mac Studio M1 Ultra... Right now I am doing mostly Raw photo processing. I use a Canon R5 45 MP camera and process the Raw files using DxO PhotoLab 6. Wow! It processes the files 3.8 - 4.0 times faster than my old machine and does so in silence. All in a small relatively lightweight enclosure. The old massive 40 lb. Mac Pro sounds like a wind tunnel while doing its work on the files. What a difference! I also use Focus Magic as a plug-in for Photoshop to sharpen my Sony ILC A99II files that DxO doesn't have lens profiles for. I don't have numbers for this, but I can say that the process is significantly faster on the Mac Studio. It is important to note that these apps make use of complete multithreading, i.e. they take advantage of all 20 cores. If most of your apps are not multithreaded then save some money and get the Mac Studio MI Max. It is also important to note that the Mac Studio is not upgradeable (internal storage, processors, graphics), so buy the machine that will serve you well into the future. This is my first foray into Apple Silicon. So far I am extremely pleased and I haven't yet ventured into any video work, where I hear this machine really shines. Also there is an added bonus, that I never expected and that is the Mac Studio uses only 9 watts of power when it is idle or while I'm doing some web browsing. To me that is just amazing efficiency.

Super fast

By Hector
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-25

great computer

Excellent for photography and video editing

By Shane
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-16

Works well for photography and video editing. Plenty of perfomance and memory, super quiet.

Great product

By Milton
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-16

Delivered right on time , all as agreed .

Great setup

By Darrell
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-16

Works like a charm

Great concept

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-15

I have a small studio for audio production, and the Mac Studio is perfect for me. It handles the tasks and processes my files quickly. I can neither justify nor afford one of the new Mac Pros, but the Mac Studio suits me very well.

What a Machine!!

By Jhonny
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-27

Meet all my expectations so far as a professional video editor/producer! Solid like a rock!

It's fast.

By Marcelle
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-25

It's fast, does the job. So far all my programs work, so I'm happy. On a separate note, the new macOS is a lot like iOS and I'm not sure I like that. Ventura is a little glitchy.

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