The M1 Mac mini is up to five times faster than top-selling PC computers
, and is 3x faster with 6x better graphics compared to a 2018 Intel Core i3.
It is also designed to provide a performance per watt advantage
, allowing it to compete and win against similarly priced Intel systems.
However, Intel claims that the M1 Macs “just don’t stack up” against PCs
, and require “extra devices and gear”.
The M1 chip is efficiently cooled in the Mac mini, making it the desktop to beat in 2020.
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