Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max

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Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max
Key Features
  • Apple M2 Max 12-Core CPU
  • 32GB Unified RAM | 512GB SSD
  • 30-Core GPU | 16-Core Neural Engine
  • UHS-II SDXC Card Reader
With the M2 Max 12-core processor at its heart, the compact Apple Mac Studio empowers creative professionals to take on almost any project, ranging from editing your first video to putting together a feature-length film. Featuring 32GB of Unified memory, a 30-core GPU, and 512GB SSD, this system is designed to support up to 10 streams of 8K ProRes video playback in addition to hardware-accelerated H.264, HEVC, and ProRes RAW encoding and decoding.
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Apple Mac Studio M2 Max Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2
  • 3M2 Max
  • 4macOS and pro Apps, Optimized for Apple Silicon
  • 5Powerful Connections
  • 6Studio Display & Mac Studio: Dream Team
  • 7Play It Cool and Quiet
With the M2 Max 12-core processor at its heart, the compact Apple Mac Studio empowers creative professionals to take on almost any project, ranging from editing your first video to putting together a feature-length film. Featuring 32GB of Unified memory, a 30-core GPU, and 512GB SSD, this system is designed to support up to 10 streams of 8K ProRes video playback in addition to hardware-accelerated H.264, HEVC, and ProRes RAW encoding and decoding.
M2 Max
Packed with 67 billion transistors, which is 10 billion more than the M1 Max and more than three times the amount in the M2, the Apple M2 Max integrates the CPU, GPU, Neural Engine, I/O, and more into a single system on a chip (SoC). Built with 2nd-Gen 5nm process technology, the Apple M2 Max delivers the performance you need without sacrificing power efficiency. The 12-Core CPU features eight performance cores and four high-efficiency cores. The 16-Core Neural Engine provides support for on-device machine learning acceleration.
macOS and pro Apps, Optimized for Apple Silicon
With macOS designed to scale with Apple silicon, the system automatically benefits from the increased graphics, massive memory, and powerful machine learning of M2 Max. With thousands of apps to choose from, you can fully customize how you work, play, and create.

Experience faster performance in optimized apps:
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • DaVinci Resolve Studio
  • Compressor
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Xcode, and more
  • Powerful Connections
    Mac Studio lets you create the studio of your dreams with an array of 12 high-performance ports, located on the back and front for easy access. Transfer photos and videos with an SDXC card reader. Connect to up to 8K resolution displays through the HDMI port. Then add up to another four displays through the Thunderbolt 4 ports.

    Sync with next-generation accessories using Bluetooth 5.3, and enjoy high-speed wireless throughput with Wi-Fi 6E. You can also opt for a wired connection via the 10 Gb Ethernet jack. There are also dual USB-A ports and a 3.5mm audio jack for added connectivity options. You can also sync with other Apple devices, such as your MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch for a seamless experience.
    Studio Display & Mac Studio: Dream Team
    Apple designed the Mac Studio to pair together with the 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. You can also connect up to five displays simultaneously.
    Play It Cool and Quiet
    Inside the 7.7" square enclosure is an efficient thermal system that allows the Mac Studio to handle intensive, sustained tasks without slowing down. Even with heavy workloads, the whisper quiet fans help you to stay focused on your tasks.

    With 100 percent recycled materials in its magnets and in the solder of the main logic board, as well as responsible packaging, and a greener supply chain, the Mac Studio was engineered to minimize its environmental impact.
    UPC: 194253434061

    Apple Mac Studio M2 Max Specs

    Key Specs
    Model Year
    Mid 2023
    Processor
    Apple M2 Max
    GPU
    Apple (30-Core)
    Total Installed Memory
    32 GB
    Total Installed Capacity
    512 GB
    Inputs/Outputs
    2x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
    4x USB-C (Thunderbolt 4) / Supports Video Alt Mode
    2x USB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
    Display I/O
    1x HDMI
    Audio I/O
    1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
    Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) with MU-MIMO Support
    Bluetooth
    5.3
    Keyboard
    No
    Pointing Device
    No
    Model Year
    Mid 2023
    Processor
    Apple M2 Max
    CPU
    12-Core: 
    Performance (8 Cores)
    Efficiency (4 Cores)
    Graphics Type
    Integrated
    GPU
    Apple (30-Core)
    Memory Type
    Embedded DRAM
    Total Installed Memory
    32 GB
    Memory Configuration
    32 GB (Onboard)
    Total Installed Capacity
    512 GB
    Storage Drive Type
    1x 512 GB / Integrated NVMe SSD
    PCI Expansion
    No
    Inputs / Outputs
    Inputs/Outputs
    2x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
    4x USB-C (Thunderbolt 4) / Supports Video Alt Mode
    2x USB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
    Display I/O
    1x HDMI
    Audio I/O
    1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
    Network I/O
    1x RJ45 (10Gb Ethernet)
    Built-In Speakers
    Yes
    Built-In Microphones
    No
    Media/Memory Card Slot
    Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
    Communications
    Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) with MU-MIMO Support
    Bluetooth
    5.3
    Keyboard & Mouse
    Keyboard
    No
    Pointing Device
    No
    General
    Power Supply
    370 W with IEC
    AC Input Power
    100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Operating Temperature
    50 to 95°F / 10 to 35°C
    Operating Humidity
    5 to 95% ()
    Certifications
    ENERGY STAR
    Dimensions
    7.7 x 7.7 x 3.7" / 19.6 x 19.6 x 9.4 cm
    Weight
    5.9 lb / 2.7 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    11.88 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    12.5 x 12.3 x 9.9"

    Apple Mac Studio M2 Max Reviews

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    Exactly what cables do you need for this to plug ...

    Exactly what cables do you need for this to plug into the monitor and track pad and keyboard?
    Asked by: sally
    For mouse and keyboard you also have the choice from Apple and others for bluetooth devices which will not require any additional cables.
    Answered by: Robert
    Date published: 2023-06-30

    Is a wired mouse and keyboard necessary for setup ...

    Is a wired mouse and keyboard necessary for setup of the Mac Studio M2 Max?
    Asked by: Roger
    Yes, a keyboard and mouse is necessary as you need to input your Apple ID to sign into the device.
    Answered by: Andrew R
    Date published: 2024-02-11

    Can I upgrade the internal hard drive?

    Can I upgrade the internal hard drive?
    Asked by: George
    No, it is not possible to upgrade the internal drive on this Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max.
    Answered by: Sagi C
    Date published: 2023-12-12

    How many displays can we plug in to this rig?

    How many displays can we plug in to this rig?
    Asked by: Tim
    The Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max BH #APMQH73LLA can support up to 5 monitors via Thunderbolt 4.
    Answered by: Reuben
    Date published: 2023-06-07

    Is the M2 Max 12/38 core with 96 gb ram sufficent ...

    Is the M2 Max 12/38 core with 96 gb ram sufficent for processing panoramas with Lightroom & Photoshop? I shoot 645Z, A7R5 & A1.
    Asked by: Larry
    The Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max BH #APMSM2MAX28 is suitable for processing panoramas.
    Answered by: Reuben
    Date published: 2023-06-30

    Can I use my late 2015 iMac as a display/monitor?

    Can I use my late 2015 iMac as a display/monitor?
    Asked by: Sue
    Unfortunately, the late 2015 iMac does not support Target Display Mode with the Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max, or with any other model of host machine, for that matter.
    Answered by: Michael M
    Date published: 2024-05-10

    Can I connect this Mac Studio to my 2 4K ...

    Can I connect this Mac Studio to my 2 4K monitors: 1 Asus Pro art for photowork 1 BENQ work both with current DP connection ?
    Asked by: ronald
    Yes, you can connect both of these monitors to the Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max. You can connect both monitors to the Mac with USB-C to DisplayPort cables like the Pearstone USB Type-C to DisplayPort 4K Cable (6', Black), B&H # PECDP4606.
    Answered by: Kenneth C
    Date published: 2024-02-19

    Will the Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max run with my ...

    Will the Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max run with my current monitor? It’s an LCD with a resolution of 2560x1440
    Asked by: omar
    Yes, you can use the Apple Mac Studio with M2 Max with a 2560 x 1440 LCD monitor via HDMI or USB-C.
    Answered by: Kenneth C
    Date published: 2023-11-21
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