What you need to know
- Max Tech has compared the M1 MacBook Pro with 8GB and 16GB of RAM.
- Benchmark tests show major performance improvements for some heavy workloads.
The base model M1-based 13-inch MacBook Pro comes with 8GB of RAM, but users can choose to upgrade to 16GB of RAM. The video compares both the 8GB and 16GB model across a number of benchmark tests including Geekbench and Cinebench.
The report notes that, even with some of the more intensive tests, temperatures on either 13-inch MacBook Pro did not reach levels requiring the fans to kick in.
If you want to see all of the benchmark tests and performance comparisons between the 8GB and 16GB M1 13-inch MacBook Pro, check out Max Tech's video below.
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