The M1 Ultra Mac Studio weighs two pounds more than the M1 Max mode; here’s why

When Apple published the spec sheets for its new Mac Studio, folks wondered why the model with the M1 Ultra processor weighed two pounds more than the version with an M1 Max. 

Here’s what the company said in an email to The Verge: They have the same 370W power supply. The additional weight is due to M1 Ultra having a larger copper thermal module, whereas M1 Max has an aluminum heatsink.

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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.