Nikkei: Apple is starting mass production of the M2 chips this month using TSMC's N5P process

27 April 2021
N5P is a refinement of TSMC's original 5 nm process called N5, which further increases clock speeds and reduces power usage over N7.

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  • Maths Guy

aap, 27 Apr 2021N5P is only 10% faster and 5% better power consumption over... moreYet again, someone can't do maths.

If N5 and N5P have a 15% and 20% speed improvement over N7, and N5 and N5P have a 30% and 40% power efficiency improvement over N7, then N5P has a 4% speed improvement over N5 and an 8% power efficiency improvement.

Workings:
120/115=1.04 or 4% improvement in speed of N5P over N5
140/130=1.08 or 8% improvement in power efficiency of N5P over N5

  • Maths Guy

Anonymous, 27 Apr 2021So 5% and 10%. But they can't just say that. N5P has 4% and 8% improvement over N5, not 5% and 10%.

120%/115%=4% improvement

140%/130%=8% improvement

Anonymous, 05 May 2021Laptop processors?? Ryzen new generation has wiped out Mac ... moreAll I hear is lies.

Pure lies.

  • Richard

Anonymous, 05 May 2021Laptop processors?? Ryzen new generation has wiped out Mac ... more"gimmick M1 which struggles to run basic windows apps". Yeah, it obviously runs macOS apps. Can Windows 10 intel PCs run basic macOS apps?

  • Anonymous

Applehaterzsuck, 03 May 2021notice how I said COMPARABLE. NOT threadripper procceso... moreLaptop processors?? Ryzen new generation has wiped out Mac Quack gimmick M1 which struggles to run basic windows apps

Umm what, 03 May 2021" Now that mac processors are 2-3x faster then compara... morenotice how I said COMPARABLE.

NOT threadripper proccesors for desktops, that would be an unfair comparison.

the M1 is 2-3x faster than comparable windows laptops proccesors(i3, i5, i7, even i9).

  • Umm what

JDK a.k.a NOT JUNIOR, 30 Apr 2021That's back in the day when macs are using identical p... more" Now that mac processors are 2-3x faster then comparable windows ones "

What are you talking about? A processor is not confined to a Mac computer or a Windows pc alone. There are multiple other OS's and forks like Linux and Ubuntu for example.

Plus, there are only two choices when it come's to CPU's and that's Intel & AMD if we're talking about desktop computing anyways as that M1 chip isn't nowhere close a Intel XEON or AMD Threadripper / EPYC anyhow....

  • unanonymous

chip could be made of air and dust costing few cents, but noone will change windows for it ,un less apple figure out how to run all games on it

  • Anonymous

JDK a.k.a NOT JUNIOR, 30 Apr 2021That's back in the day when macs are using identical p... more2-3 times faster in what??
Junior... You still ain't up to the big boys over here on Gsmarena.
Finish high school first before making ridiculous claims about Mac OS beating Windows.. Paid Apple media will not tell you the shortcomings and handicapped nature of Mac OS.. Most people wouldn't touch the a Mac even if offered for free

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2021Literally everyone uses a Windows computer over Mac. This i... moreJunior forgot that more than 80% people in the world use windows.
They don't want to ve bothered by the alien tentacles of Mac OS

  • Anonymous

JDK a.k.a NOT JUNIOR, 30 Apr 2021That's back in the day when macs are using identical p... moreGood luck thinking people will be switching to Mac OS over good ol Windows

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2021Literally everyone uses a Windows computer over Mac. This i... moreThat's back in the day when macs are using identical proccesors.

Now that mac proccesors are 2-3x faster then comparable windows ones, people will be switching over pretty soon.

  • Anonymous

JDK a.k.a NOT JUNIOR, 29 Apr 2021yeah show me one real-world user who would prefer to have a... moreLiterally everyone uses a Windows computer over Mac. This isn't your high school that makes you do homework on a Mac..junior go out in the real world, real work in done on Windows. Mac-Quack gimmick can't compete

Anonymous, 28 Apr 2021Evidence is the real world users who are taking advantage o... moreyeah show me one real-world user who would prefer to have a windows computer over a M! mac that's like 2x faster.

Oh and not those niche buisness proffesionals who are stuck on windows 7. not those. And also not the niche windows fanboizzz either.

  • Anonymous

JDK a.k.a NOT JUNIOR, 28 Apr 2021the usual tr*lls with no evidence to back up their claims.Evidence is the real world users who are taking advantage of Windows functionality.
Mac Quack gimmick can't compete with Windows

Anonymous, 27 Apr 2021All those things and more can be done ten times better on W... morethe usual tr*lls with no evidence to back up their claims.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 27 Apr 2021You are wrong. Only reading the comments below you can fig... moreNah not true

  • Anonymous

Nodal to Mesh, 28 Apr 2021their so called unix based os. So they claim they get some ... more? Are you saying that it's not available on Windows? What features?

IpsDisplay, 28 Apr 2021What are the benefits for programers? Is this specifical... moretheir so called unix based os. So they claim they get some easy writing assistant while coding. Mainly good for swift users and web developers on java

pro, 27 Apr 2021programmers say yes but for an ordinary user like you will ... moreWhat are the benefits for programers?

Is this specifically programming on iOS or programming overall???