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The base M2 14-inch MacBook Pro has an SSD downgrade

12 days ago   |   By The Verge

A previous-generation 14-inch MacBook Pro with a potentially faster SSD than the the latest models. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge
The base level 14-inch M2 MacBook Pro reportedly has a slower SSD than its predecessor, according to tests done by 9to5Mac. In BlackMagic's Disk Speed Test, the 512GB SSD in Apple's latest flagship achieved read speed scores of around 2,970 MB/s and write speed scores of around 3,150 MB/s, compared to 4,900 MB/s reads and 3,950 MB/s writes that the M1 Pro with a 512GB SSD was capable of.
That means the 2023 base model has around 39 percent slower...
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Apple's Cuts SSD Performance for Entry-level 2023 MacBook Pro, M2 Mac MIni

Apple's Cuts SSD Performance for Entry-level 2023 MacBook Pro, M2 Mac MIni

12 days ago   |   By Tom's Hardware

Both the 14-inch MacBook Pro and the Mac mini see SSD performance reductions.
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