M1 MacBook Review + Mac Mini

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*My MacBook Air unit had the the 8 Core GPU with 16 GB of Ram*
Review of the M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac Mini. These are the best MacBooks to buy right now if you're looking to pickup a new laptop from Apple.

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  • The M1 Macbooks and Mac Mini are incredibly strong performers. What do you think?

    Dave LeeDave Lee12 päivää sitten
    • Hey wanted to know if it's better to buy a mac mini than buying an imac

      divyam chopradivyam chopra12 tuntia sitten
    • Hii

      Nivi kuttymaNivi kuttyma4 päivää sitten
    • nah!

      Roopal RastogiRoopal Rastogi6 päivää sitten
    • What about designing softwares like solidworks, CATIA or ANSYS???

      rachit awasthirachit awasthi6 päivää sitten
    • I think the biggest reason for performance and battery gains is the 5nm manufacturing process. Intel has been lagging behind in this regard for years now.

      Karan BalwaniKaran Balwani7 päivää sitten
  • I'm an Apple user, rather than a fanboi. The limited number of ports is consistent with what you'd expect in low end Macs - which is what these are. My 2017 13" Macbook Pro only has two ports.

    Robert WoolleyRobert WoolleyTunti sitten
  • And the M1 is just the first generation Mac SoC. Imagine what Apple can do with future iterations of their M processors. Good job, Apple!!! 👏👏👏

    Melvs DLPMelvs DLP4 tuntia sitten
  • 怎么看中文字幕

    kinghome fengkinghome feng5 tuntia sitten
  • By the time apple launches m2 chips they are alredy the best in the business

    Manikanta ChowdaryManikanta Chowdary12 tuntia sitten
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    M GM G12 tuntia sitten
  • I dont need a new pc right now so I’m gonna wait will M2 because we all know apple sandbagged all their 1st gen products for reliability and compatibility.

    B007B00715 tuntia sitten
  • Does anybody know the model of the casio watch he's wearing? I really like it.

    eioshen boboieioshen boboi19 tuntia sitten
  • The mac mini looks like an apple TV on steroids

    Anderson KennaAnderson Kenna22 tuntia sitten
  • you are so likable just subbed!

    Anderson KennaAnderson Kenna22 tuntia sitten
    • Hey Dave. What watch are you wearing?

      eioshen boboieioshen boboi19 tuntia sitten
  • Now all that needs to happen is intel and amd to go for ARM based chips ? Or do you think they are already on it ?

    jeez0rjeez0rPäivä sitten
  • Damn Mac mini is mine this time

    Godfather GamingGodfather GamingPäivä sitten
  • Does anybody know the model of the casio watch he's wearing? I really like it.

    qopoy dnonqopoy dnonPäivä sitten
  • laptop wallpaper at 8:00 is crazy, where can I find one?

    Shashank bheemanapalliShashank bheemanapalliPäivä sitten
  • 10:08 Performance on point Dave2d again on point As always

    Sandesh MagarSandesh MagarPäivä sitten
    • @qopoy dnon Come on man its CASIO

      Sandesh MagarSandesh MagarPäivä sitten
    • Dave! What watch is that?? I want it

      qopoy dnonqopoy dnonPäivä sitten
  • Tim: Compared to previous generation, Dave’s freezer is now 2X as large. Ha, haaa.

    LemanLakeLemanLakePäivä sitten
  • Mac Min's broken af! XD

    bafana Mhlamvubafana MhlamvuPäivä sitten
  • Not that interested tbh, I'd rather see you talk more about thin & light laptops with the potential new AMD chips/Nvidia cards

    WildfireWildfirePäivä sitten
  • 5:52

    Liam SLiam S2 päivää sitten
  • Apple is taking the correct approach to ARM based laptop and desktop chips - in this application performance comes first. While Qualcomm is floundering around pushing 5G connectivity as their top billed feature and are charging a premium ($1600 for a mediocre ARM laptop with 5G) for it. While I wouldn't pay a premium for 5G in a laptop, I would give it a serious consideration for crazy performance and low wattage.

    Murali DharanMurali Dharan2 päivää sitten
  • I am still not sure if apple is making the two tb3 ports share the same 40Mbs bandwidth or if they are truly fully independent with 40Mbs each. Please test that. Thanks Also can you recommend external ssds since these memory limited internally un upgradeable machines use the fast ssd as a memory swap file, this makes "the external ssd the single most important addidtion you can make to your m1 mac" performance wide, especially since GPUS are not currently supported.

    Tigerex966Tigerex9662 päivää sitten
  • Why do I feel like everyone is just killing intel

    Advait ChouguleAdvait Chougule3 päivää sitten
    • They did that to themselves really

      NalinNalinPäivä sitten
  • bro...your voice is smooth a.f.

    Prewish jayPrewish jay3 päivää sitten
  • Where can I get that iPad case in the vid?

    Lotenna EnwonwuLotenna Enwonwu3 päivää sitten
  • Hey Dave. What watch are you wearing?

    Levon IbranyanLevon Ibranyan3 päivää sitten
  • May I know the watch you're wearing? looks pretty good.

    Rakesh ChimaniRakesh Chimani3 päivää sitten
  • Have you had issues with Bluetooth devices disconnecting?

    Austen CampbellAusten Campbell3 päivää sitten
  • Watching Apple haters try to account for Apple actually being good 😂

    ShloomthShloomth4 päivää sitten
  • I must admit that after reading headlines on this M1 chip, my intention of viewing these reviews on FIworld was to see how bad it is or at least how not groundbreaking the chip is. And now I can't believe that I would start to think of buying this M1 macbook after just despising Apple as a company not less than an hour ago.

    bgtcsjmbgtcsjm4 päivää sitten
  • Dave! What watch is that?? I want it

    Jose MartinezJose Martinez4 päivää sitten
  • I'm about to buy MBP 16 Ci7 and came across this video and now confuse , how much M1 good as compare to core i7, is it worth?

    Andy MarayAndy Maray4 päivää sitten
  • REALLY liked your “what if this was a carbon battery” analogy that really hit home a different perspective I hadn’t considered. Reviewers rarely do that.

    bodoti qwiubodoti qwiu4 päivää sitten
  • Where are the flaws???

    Afroz ShabbirAfroz Shabbir4 päivää sitten
  • I wonder how the M1 chip from Apple will revolutionise crypto mining for coins such as Monero. Please do a video on this. I want to compare the upcoming Macbook Pro with M1 chips perform in the crypto mining.

    Syed Meera LMSyed Meera LM4 päivää sitten
    • @bodoti qwiu Yes. With this kind of disruptive innovation and efficiency, this can make the computing a whole lot affordable

      Syed Meera LMSyed Meera LM4 päivää sitten
    • Computing is exciting again

      bodoti qwiubodoti qwiu4 päivää sitten
  • Fuck You! You call this a review! where are the comparisons with i3/i5-10XYZ (Performance is good b/c Apple have finetuned it's software to suit the chip, what about general software use) This is the only review I disagree with Dave.

    Afroz ShabbirAfroz Shabbir4 päivää sitten
  • I really liked the way this guy reviewed. I'm subbing

    Mosus MohammedMosus Mohammed4 päivää sitten
  • Well organized and thought out video! You're a very good speaker and presenter.

    BestShamburgerBestShamburger4 päivää sitten
  • what's the model of the external display?

    LuLu4 päivää sitten
  • Do you think there's going to be a proper windows dual boot that will utilize the m1 to its potential?

    Zachary BlanchardZachary Blanchard4 päivää sitten
  • So now Apple can make an iPad running mac thar has a m1 chip built in right To compete against the whole Microsoft surface Pro lineup I know Apple's philosophy is iPad should be iPad and mac based systems should be mac based systems like desktops and laptops but I mean if you can do it do it Call it Mac Pad

    Your Tech NetworkYour Tech Network4 päivää sitten
  • Waiting to see what they can do with the 16 inch... wonder when its coming

    Citizen TriniCitizen Trini4 päivää sitten
  • Non exapndable RAM, no M2 slot, no eGPU over Thunderbolt, only Gigabit Ethernet, (currently) no Docker/Kubernetes, no way to run any other OS, etc. Macs are becoming overpriced Chromebooks for masses instead of niche tools for developers and media professionals. Try to develop a microservice based application on M1 based Mac. I personally run 3-4 different IDEs, running several Docker containers, several Java instances, several databases. My memory usage ranges typically between 32 - 64 GB. Somebody try editing 30Mpix RAW 32 bit pictures in Photoshop on it or paint 200 layer hi-res art. How long would it take to download/upload that 4k video over gigabit network in a studio?

    Slavomír DanašSlavomír Današ4 päivää sitten
  • Nice aimé Leon dore tee!

    Blitzkrieg5100Blitzkrieg51004 päivää sitten
  • I’d very much appreciate a video on products that were met with extreme criticism when Apple announced them at their respective Keynote and how that played out in retrospect. Like the AirPods which were labeled as overpriced, stupid and nothing more than a cash-grab as Apple removed the headphone jack on the iPhone 7. Another one is the Apple Pencil which also didn’t seem like anything to write home about. Another interesting video would be a ranking of Apple’s best products (hardware and software included even an OS update) from the past decade and how tech has changed after each product’s release. This is highly subjective based on the conditions as sometimes one aspect/feature of the product is more groundbreaking than the overall product itself e.g. M1, Handoff/Continuity or the App Store.

    Rorisang MonalediRorisang Monaledi4 päivää sitten
  • Great that Apple is breaking up with Intel The limit of external displays on the M1 MacBook Air and Pro ~ meh. I'm sure there's a work around I think these M1 1st gens is a glimpse of what's to come. Looking forward to the M1 MacBook Pro 16. I find that the ARM chips are really slow when they're not given enough onboard RAM to work with. Speaking from experience with Hardkernel Odroid C2 and Raspberry Pi which lack in performance due the Mali GPU and driver support from other Linux distro. They're fast when they're given RAMDisk. I still use it for KODI and web design. I believe that the future releases of the Apple Silicon chips will come in higher numbers CPU cores and GPU cores with more UMA memory. I also see render farms upgrading to M1 Macs because of the performance improvements once all software is optimized A side note Microsoft Windows has a ARM version of the OS. Looking forward to them updating that, not that I'm needing Windows ARM version. I wonder what's the future of eGPUs though. Seems like it'll only benefit PC users here on

    Victor De La CruzVictor De La Cruz4 päivää sitten
  • I see the ALD bro! lol

    James LoweryJames Lowery4 päivää sitten
  • after watching your video, it's so tempting to switch platform from windows to apple silicon macs damn! But I don't really want to go all in in apple ecosystem. Is it possible to enjoy full potential of macs with this the only device from apple on my hand ? apple macs + android?

    Deng Ting KoayDeng Ting Koay4 päivää sitten
  • I would have loved to buy it but when I heard it cost €800 for 256 gb space and 8ram I was disappointed

    YHM2004 [GD]YHM2004 [GD]5 päivää sitten
  • Computing is exciting again

    boom shakalakaboom shakalaka5 päivää sitten
  • This is incredible stuff but I’m gonna wait for second gen apple chips cz I think they’ll more refined and more native apps without the need of Rosetta 2

    Gautam KumarGautam Kumar5 päivää sitten
  • Does anyone know which G-shock he’s wearing?

    Abraham CAbraham C5 päivää sitten
  • What are the specs of the Mini M1 that you used in this vid?

    Bobby McLeodBobby McLeod5 päivää sitten
  • Imagine how fast the M2 would be if that happens.

    Infinite G DimensionsInfinite G Dimensions5 päivää sitten
  • Among my favorite reviews of all time. Love the expressions on your face. Can't wait to see what Apple has waiting in the attic for their uber-machines..

    D.R. WD.R. W5 päivää sitten
  • Mini is at the point I wanna

    Dr BDr B5 päivää sitten
  • I dislike apple for everything but if the possibility of installing Linux on it... I'll be tempted asf

    Despacito UltraDespacito Ultra5 päivää sitten
  • Can u show more gameplay

    serge starserge star5 päivää sitten
  • if the air runs full blown speed for so long without throttling I would expect chip degradation kick in pretty fast - on a 5nm process you don't need much to kill it.... Would be cool if someone could full load an air for 2 weeks or so.

    ArmynyusArmynyus5 päivää sitten
  • I like ya cut g

    False_Dr3w :DFalse_Dr3w :D5 päivää sitten
  • Love your content... just genuine, well presented and thought-out... chilled

    ONLYJDkettlebelsONLYJDkettlebels5 päivää sitten
  • 16 FPS is impressive how?

    Ayabonga HlweleAyabonga Hlwele5 päivää sitten
  • good video, liked it

    Sebastian WildeSebastian Wilde6 päivää sitten
  • USB'S and Headphone jacks should be mandatory

    Sunny DarkoSunny Darko6 päivää sitten
  • Oh lala M1 .....

    mario bossemario bosse6 päivää sitten
  • Dave just hit pi million subscribers and I think it deserves a celebration.

    Alex GubarAlex Gubar6 päivää sitten
  • Subbed today. I find myself coming back to your channel for a few reasons. First, and top of the list, your calmness. I don’t have to deal with yelling, over dramatic bs, you present the information in a very calm and approachable way. Second, the information is concise, to the point, and you generally address many of the questions that I have coming into a video or those that pop up along the way. Finally I appreciate your opinion and insight as a consumer. Great video and look forward to many more. Thanks, Doug

    snipewa4snipewa46 päivää sitten
  • For the XCode compilation. I wonder if you're actually compiling for the same architecture, what kind of ouput do you get. I have a lot of questions here : - What is the project ? - What is the target architecture(s) (Are we doing cross compilation) ? - What is the output binary performance ? - What version of the compiler are you using on each hardware ? I'm sure they did a pretty good job with this, but I wonder were are the pitfalls. Have a 4 lower power cores can give you a better w/h so better battery. But a larger cache and a large memory bus can only go so far. I wonder were are the pitfalls.

    Yvan da SilvaYvan da Silva6 päivää sitten
  • Dear Dave, thank you for the review! You said GPU is a weak point of these laptops (or only Air?). Do you suggest these laptops for Adobe Creative Suite work anyway? If yes which config? Air or Pro? 8Gb or 16Gb? I usually work with Ps, Ai, and sometimes Premier Pro. Thank you!

    Adam OroszvariAdam Oroszvari6 päivää sitten
  • "Because it's Apple I know a lot of you guys want to see this fail" He gets me man, he gets me

    Andrea BuckAndrea Buck6 päivää sitten
  • “Weirdly Well”. -Dave Lee-

    Надя КирилюкНадя Кирилюк6 päivää sitten
  • Dave, what's the watch you're wearing?

    heetoh21heetoh216 päivää sitten
  • Dave Other Video: Okay So This video : ALRIGHT

    Hello HiHello Hi6 päivää sitten
  • Is it just me or does the Macbook Pro look thinner than the Air??

    EmuEmu6 päivää sitten
  • I bought a laptop dell g7 7790 of 144hz i5 rtx 2060 but when I open the settings and resolution there is only 60hz why?? Please help 😣 I bought the laptop for 144hz and there is no option for it I even updated everything ...I am using intel GPU

    Sangita DahalSangita Dahal6 päivää sitten
  • You're right at the end about the ecosystem. The audio prod world is reeling right now, especially if one is in desperate need of an upgrade. M1 and Big Sur is not compatible with any of the big audio 3rd party market.... yet.

    Paul GPaul G6 päivää sitten
  • What mouse is he using?

    ProduceDaBeats 1ProduceDaBeats 16 päivää sitten
  • Re: USB ports. It’s not right to say there are less now. Like-for-like replacement from previous models these are the same. When the remaining intel models get replaced it’s likely they’ll also retain their 4 ports.

    Nathan ClarkNathan Clark6 päivää sitten
  • 1:12 "It is waht it is" lol

    shukoorshukoor6 päivää sitten
  • Did he just wrap up saying if the manufacturer manufactured a product we don’t love we have to use what the manufacturer is manufacturing? Huh.... isn’t that across the board???

    Augústo WilliamsAugústo Williams6 päivää sitten
  • Literally watching this on a M1 Macbook Pro. Very impressed by it so far. Never had a laptop last this long, only other mac I had was a Macbook Air about 5 years ago.

    KresnautKresnaut6 päivää sitten
  • Hello Dave, Do you mind if I ask what model of your Casio?

    Alex DuAlex Du6 päivää sitten
  • Thanks for the balanced review. I'm a Computer Agnostic, either Linux, Windows of OSX is fine and I focus on the software on which I actually work. These new Mac finally look very promising, but for now, I don't feel confident into changing my Macbook pro2016 (my work machine): all my current softwares works fine on High Sierra which i did not upgrade because of compatibility issues with 32Bit software. These M1 looks very good but the amount of compatibility issues I would find would be too disruptive at the moment meaning a big investment in new optimize software. Sooner or later all Computer have to be replaced and when the time comes, I believe this apple chip will have improved by bounds and leaps by the time my laptop will be ready for retirement. ARM is the future, no doubt, both on OSX and PC. I'm happy to see Apple innovate after so many years of slumber where they were just selling "glorified PCs"

    ZumziferoZumzifero6 päivää sitten
  • not everyone is technically qualified

    K BK B6 päivää sitten
  • So many positive reviews I've been a hardcore Windows user but I never went for Mac because of compatibility. Now that I jumped to Linux and feel more comfy with Unix in general, I was thinking of jumping ship and switching completely to the Mac ecosystem. Now, with this new M1 chip, I am 90% convinced into doing that leap. I'll wait for next year (and save up for the mac air) since first models usually come with issues. Also I'm curious about this new macbook's lifespan. Sure, older macbooks had intel chips but even the 2012 models are still solid and look like they'll still be working in the future. Will Apple still give the same estimated lifespan of 10+ years for these macbooks? If not, then I'm not sure.

    Nelson HernandezNelson Hernandez6 päivää sitten
    • Thanks for the XCode test!

      zuygj bnsvzuygj bnsv6 päivää sitten
  • A great achievement by TSMC

    BAmalakasBAmalakas6 päivää sitten
    • Really exciting. But what were they thinking with the ports?

      zuygj bnsvzuygj bnsv6 päivää sitten
  • The comment at the end was very confusing, the butterfly keyboard is an old example, you made it sound like it is still present in this MacBook. I understand it was an example of apple's failings, but why dont you talk about the specific failings in this model

    JJ6 päivää sitten
  • ...and these are the low end machines for each respective model.

    Duncan TaylorDuncan Taylor6 päivää sitten
  • www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/11/20/apple-uighur/?

    Mr. SatyreMr. Satyre6 päivää sitten
  • My mother needs a laptop for basic word and powerpoint presentations (basic office use) would Macbook Air with M1 would be a good buy? We need a 13 inch laptop which provides excellent battery life. Any other laptops?

    Ali IftikharAli Iftikhar6 päivää sitten
  • Thanks Dave. Your reviews are the best in the biz. 😉

    Steve M.Steve M.6 päivää sitten
  • Amazing review. Great thoughts, comments and recommendations for the potential buyer how to make a decision whether to buy it or not. Thank you!

    Виталий БезлуцкийВиталий Безлуцкий6 päivää sitten
  • Hi Dave; great review. Apple products aside; which watch model are you wearing?

    THE SLOW GEEKTHE SLOW GEEK6 päivää sitten
  • I'm more interested in his watch ☺️☺️

    R1R2R1R26 päivää sitten
  • Many of you think underpaid work is unfair, but you still love to buy Apple products. Idiotic

    G00oberG00ober6 päivää sitten
  • "It really is a non issue" [Dave Lee]

    dutoiu hourdutoiu hour6 päivää sitten
  • Hey David are you going to do a after effects trial with a M1 as well ?

    Miles SpearmanMiles Spearman7 päivää sitten
  • Idk if Apple has provided some guidelines on how these guys should make the review video for M1. Because I saw MKBHD. I saw iJustine and now Dave Lee

    Hiren ParekhHiren Parekh7 päivää sitten
    • 9:22 summary of the video.

      dutoiu hourdutoiu hour6 päivää sitten
  • u know I've been watching videos like this for a while and they always say the same shit.. wait for something better

    Trinity EllisTrinity Ellis7 päivää sitten
  • That if you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you shall be saved. - The word of God (Bible)

    Nedim TalovicNedim Talovic7 päivää sitten
  • Really exciting. But what were they thinking with the ports?

    Oliver Relph-EvansOliver Relph-Evans7 päivää sitten