Apple has been improving all the time lately. It has added new features to its latest products and services. Soon the upgrades will go deep into (Apple’s) core.

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman recently shared news about not one, but two upcoming Mac Pro chips. They can make a Mac an ideal choice for your new computer.

This article will take a closer look at the rumored new Mac Pro processing chip. Watch out because it could make your Mac your next gaming rig!

M2 Ultra and Extreme coming soon.

This represents the new Mac Pro chip models.


In his latest Power On newsletter, Mark Gurman wrote that the company is testing a new version of its high-end desktop.

It has a 24-core processor, 76-core GPU and 192 GB of memory. Gurman says Apple will let customers choose between two chipsets.

He named the new Mac Pro chips “M2 Ultra” and “M2 Extreme.” The first will have 24 processor cores and 76 graphics cores.

Meanwhile, the Extreme Mac Pro chip will have 48 CPU cores and 152 graphics cores. In contrast, the current M2 chip has eight CPU cores and ten GPU cores.

The unannounced M2 Max will likely have 12 CPU and 38 GPU cores. As a result, the M2 Ultra and Extreme can be two and four times more powerful than the Max, respectively.

Gurman also said that Apple will soon announce updated versions of the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini.

The tech insider said the latest laptops will feature the new M2 Pro and Max chips. On the other hand, the Mac mini will use the M2 silicon found in the 2022 MacBook Air.

Gurman noted that the company has internally tested a Mac mini variant with the M2 Pro. However, he did not mention whether An apple will release this version.


Apple insider Mark Gurman said a powerful Mac Pro chip will power the next Mac laptops. Users can choose between the M2 Ultra and M2 Extreme options.

He said they are two and four times more powerful than the current processor. Does this mean the Mac will become viable gaming laptop soon?

Stay tuned to Inquirer Tech to find out. Provides the latest tips, tricks, news and updates on your favorite apps and gadgets.

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