Apple may release a 40-core CPU 3nm Apple M1 Max SoC in 2023, rumor says

Apple responded to rivals with the launch of SoCs M1 Pro and M1 Max, to give full power to their MacBooks. Tests of these equipments are quite promising and demonstrate that the apple brand is focused on growing big steps in this segment.

But it seems that the Cupertino company does not stop there. And the latest industry rumors indicate that Apple is already planning to release a 3nm M1 Max processor with 40-core CPU as early as the year 2023.

Apple M1 Max 3nm and 40 Core CPU in 2023?

According to recent rumors coming from industry sources, Apple is already preparing everything for the development of the next chips successors to the powerful M1, M1 Pro and M1 Max. 5nm, produced by Taiwanese TSMC. In turn, the next iPhone 14 will feature a 4nm chip, but future MacBooks and iMacs should bet on 3nm lithography.

According to The Information, the new rumors indicate that the next high-end SoC and successors to the Apple M1 Max will feature a 40-core processor, 4x more than the current 10-core. Details point to the third generation chips being code-named Ibiza, Lobos and Palma. Furthermore, they should debut first on next-generation Macs, namely on the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models.

Other sources have also provided similar information, adding that the number of GPU cores on the next chip is also 4x higher than current ones. If confirmed then the next generation of Apple SoCs could have the power of four Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070.

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