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    Battery life, Design, Display

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for everything

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    Posted . Owned for 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Design and Build Quality The new M3 Pro MacBook Pro 14-inch continues Apple's tradition of sleek, minimalist design. The build quality is exemplary, with a sturdy aluminum chassis that feels both premium and durable. It's slightly heavier than its predecessors, but this is hardly noticeable in daily use. The Space Gray finish gives it a professional and modern look. Performance The M3 Pro chip is a game-changer. It offers significant improvements in both CPU and GPU performance compared to the M1 and M2 series. This is especially noticeable in demanding tasks like video editing, 3D rendering, and professional-grade software. The efficiency of the M3 Pro also means that the MacBook runs cooler and quieter under load. Display The 14-inch Liquid Retina XDR display is stunning. The colors are vibrant, and the contrast ratio is excellent, making it ideal for photo and video editing. The ProMotion technology, with up to 120Hz refresh rate, ensures smooth scrolling and a more responsive feel in use. Battery Life One of the most impressive aspects of the M3 Pro MacBook Pro is its battery life. Despite its powerful performance, it easily lasts through a full day of mixed usage, which is a significant advantage for professionals and students alike. Keyboard and Trackpad The Magic Keyboard is comfortable for long typing sessions, with a responsive and tactile feel. The trackpad is large, precise, and supports a variety of multi-touch gestures, making it one of the best in the market. Ports and Connectivity Apple has listened to user feedback, bringing back an HDMI port, an SD card slot, and MagSafe charging, in addition to the Thunderbolt 4 ports. This greatly enhances the MacBook's connectivity and reduces the need for dongles. Software and Ecosystem Running on macOS, the integration with the Apple ecosystem is seamless. Features like Universal Control and AirDrop are convenient for those who use multiple Apple devices. The M3 Pro MacBook Pro handles macOS updates smoothly, ensuring a secure and up-to-date experience. Price The only significant downside is the price. The M3 Pro MacBook Pro 14-inch is a high-end device with a price tag to match. It's an investment, particularly if you opt for upgraded storage or memory. Conclusion The M3 Pro MacBook Pro 14-inch is a powerhouse suited for professionals who need top-tier performance, exceptional battery life, and a best-in-class display. While the price is steep, the investment is justified for those who require its advanced capabilities and value the Apple ecosystem.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Display, Performance

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Lightining fast

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    Posted . Owned for 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Display is amazing and performance is top notch! You cannot go wrong with this buy! It also comes in space black which i love the most and its by far the best macbook i have ever owned.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Design, Display

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Quick Thoughts on My New MacBook Pro

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I recently bought the MacBook Pro and I'm really impressed. The design is sleek and feels very premium. It's a bit heavier than I expected, but the build quality is top-notch. Performance-wise, it's super fast and handles all my tasks effortlessly. Whether I'm browsing, streaming, or using heavy applications, it doesn't miss a beat. The display is gorgeous with vibrant colors and sharp details, making everything look fantastic. The battery life is a big plus – it lasts all day with moderate use. The keyboard is comfortable and the trackpad is very responsive. One downside is the price – it's definitely a high-end investment. But overall, I'm extremely satisfied with my purchase and would recommend it to anyone looking for a powerful, reliable laptop.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Design, Display

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    This thing is a BEAST

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    The battery life is outstanding, the screen is gorgeous, the software is incredibly snappy, game support is limited but the games I play run flawlessly. The integration with my other apple devices is also a big plus. The color is GORGEOUS and I haven’t seen any scratches, fingerprints are minimal too! If you can afford it, fork over the extra cash over a macbook air, the extra 10 gb of ram, 256gb of storage, and active cooling are definitely worth it. I got this because I wanted a new laptop for a coding class I wanted to take, and this machine hit the nail right on the head. This thing will last for several years!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Performance

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    A Stellar Leap Forward with the MacBook Pro 14"

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    As someone who's always on the lookout for the perfect blend of power and portability in laptops, my recent purchase of the MacBook Pro 14" with the M3 Pro chip has been nothing short of a revelation. Apple has once again raised the bar, and I'm here to share my thrilling experience with this latest model in Space Black. From the moment I unboxed this sleek device, I knew I was in for a treat. The Space Black finish exudes sophistication and elegance, making it not just a tool, but a statement piece. But what truly sets this MacBook Pro apart is what lies beneath its stunning exterior. The M3 Pro chip is a powerhouse, delivering performance that effortlessly handles my intensive multitasking needs. Whether it's video editing, 3D rendering, or simply juggling between dozens of tabs and applications, this laptop does it all without breaking a sweat. The 18GB of memory is a game-changer, offering seamless performance that I've never experienced before. One of the standout features has to be the 14-core GPU. As someone passionate about graphic design and gaming, the visual performance is breathtaking. The clarity, color accuracy, and smoothness of graphics it delivers are unparalleled, making every visual task a pleasure. The 512GB SSD provides ample storage for all my projects, files, and entertainment, while ensuring lightning-fast boot and load times. Every aspect of this laptop feels optimized for efficiency and speed. Apple's attention to detail extends to the keyboard and Touch Bar, offering a typing experience that's both comfortable and intuitive. The battery life is impressive, easily getting me through a day's work on a single charge, even with heavy use. In conclusion, the MacBook Pro 14" with the M3 Pro chip is a masterpiece of engineering and design. It's a testament to Apple's commitment to pushing the boundaries of what's possible. If you're in the market for a laptop that combines aesthetic appeal with beastly performance, look no further. This MacBook Pro is not just an investment in a device but in an experience that elevates every task, project, and leisure activity to new heights. Highly recommended!

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Design, Performance

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    The best value for the price , lowest prices in th

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I got this for the best price. The lowest in the market during this holiday season. The M3 pro performance is excellent with the HIGH end 18GB RAM, the performance is unmatchable. I bought this for my son who is in 11th grade. It is sleek and very light weight. He was using windows dell laptop before , I would say he really liked this and I was very happy when I saw so much happiness on n him.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for Productivity and Programming

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This device is really powerful, sleek, and simple. I’m a simple programmer who loves making things on Xcode, but my previous MacBook wasn’t that ideal. I purchased this one in hopes I would get a better experience, and oh did I. Coming from Windows (I’m still going to use it), most Apple related programming services weren’t available to download, and I also began to clutter my machine. I had more than enough storage to download my favorite apps, and with some iOS apps having compatibility on macOS, I had the full experience. It also is pretty smooth when it comes to 3D modeling! File system is unique (compared to Windows), and macOS Sonoma just makes things better! Any sound that goes through this thingy is beautiful, and my personal playlist just sounds much better than before! Battery life lasts much longer than I could have ever expected and it charges phones during outages without a single noticeable drop in battery life length. This MacBook was also very compatible with the Apple ecosystem, as I could copy things off my iPhone and paste onto the Mac (as long as they’re connected). Don’t even get me started on the call and FaceTime syncing! Really the only downsides to this Mac is: -It gets dusty quickly (You can just buy a case and it’ll be better) -I can’t unlock with Touch ID after a shut off (Minor inconvenience) -Some 3D models take up a lot of the system’s memory (This did get annoying but it was most likely because I didn’t know exactly what I was doing in my Blender model) Other than those three things, I love it! I can customize it for me, and make it truly mine. Specs of the version I bought: -M3 Pro -14” Display -18 GB Ram/Memory -512 GB Storage -14 core GPU

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best option out there today

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This is an excellent unit for anyone transitioning to Apple silicon. I came from a late 2019 MacBook Pro (Same price point) and this thing runs circles around it in terms of performance. And battery life? Not even in the same league! I last charged this thing to 80% while visiting my wife in the hospital, and after a full day of working from her room I'm down to 50%! You can't find that performance anywhere else! I would recommend getting this model, and not the 8GB RAM lower tier ones. If you're running more than a few programs, it gets eaten quickly. I'm currently using 12.5 GB with just Safari, Mail, Discord, AnyDesk, and Zoom running. I don't think I'd benefit much from a higher tier of MacBook, but for me this one hits that sweet spot of performance, battery life, and value! Get it on sale!

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing ! We Love it !!!

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Amazing! I bought this for my kids high school and middle school who are using windows . There is a learning curve but overall it's a wonderful laptop, battery is amazing , screen resolution is fantastic. no matter how many apps we use (open) it is still fast. I definitely would recommend this but if you are coming from windows background it will take at least 4-6 months to get used to it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Design

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Five-Star delight

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Undoubtedly, the best choice I have ever made. This Macbook pro is a perfect blend of style and substances. The sleek and slim design is perfect for carrying all the day and the vibrant display has enhance my overall viewing experience. Also, this macbook has a very impressive battery life. I can work for all day long without needing to plug in. Overall, I would say this is a worthwhile investment.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Display

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Massive difference in performance vs Intel Compute

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Great Laptop!, My previous mac computer was an Intel based and the difference with the Apple Silicon is enormous. Battery Life is like more than 1 day without plugging it, Screen looks like the iPhone retina display, keyboard way better and I like a lot the silver color

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I'm sure I'll find a use for it eventually.

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought this on a whim one morning because I'm suffering from massive depression and I lost my job and had just enough cash saved up to do something self destructive with it, and instead decided to dump it all on a fancy new MBP because why? Because 'Merica, that's why. It's like Johnny Cash once sang, "Get Stuff When You Get The Blues!" It's not my first Apple, and I couldn't bring myself to go back to PC after all these years away. Mainly I just wanted one with an HDMI port. I get so tired of all the adaptors. I like the little things you're too busy with your busy lives filled with family and friends and lovers and all the stuff missing in my life, missing so much that I don't blink an eye dropping two grand on some silicon, to notice, like the braided power cord. Be gone, frayed power cord! I smite you out of my life. I like that it comes in black now. The screen saver has ISS footage flying over the Earth. That's cool too, I'm sure this thing can be used for work but I don't have one of THOSE jobs, or any job for that matter. I'm sure it works for games because that's pretty much all I do these days, in my self-imposed purgatory. May I have my gift card now, please?

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Exceptional Performance with the Apple MacBook Pro

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I recently purchased the Apple MacBook Pro 14" laptop with the M3 Pro chip, and I must say, it has exceeded my expectations in nearly every way. Equipped with 18GB of memory and a 14-core GPU, this device has been nothing short of a powerhouse for both my professional and personal computing needs. The standout feature for me has been the M3 Pro chip's ability to handle multiple high-demand applications simultaneously without any lag. As a software developer, I frequently run code editors, virtual machines, and graphics software all at once, and this MacBook handles them effortlessly. The 512GB SSD is speedy, significantly reducing boot and load times, and enhancing my workflow efficiency. Aesthetically, the space black finish is sleek and gives the laptop a very modern and professional look. The display is sharp and vibrant, perfect for photo and video editing tasks. I have found the color accuracy particularly impressive, which is essential for my design work. However, no product is without its flaws. One downside I've noticed is the battery life; it doesn't quite meet my expectations for a laptop of this caliber, especially when running intensive applications. It requires frequent charging, which can be a bit of a setback during long work sessions away from a power source. In conclusion, the MacBook Pro 14" with M3 Pro chip is an excellent choice for professionals looking for a robust, high-performance laptop. While the battery life could be improved, the pros far outweigh this minor con. If you're in the market for a reliable, high-powered laptop, this model should definitely be on your list.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Once you go Mac, you never go back.

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I’ve never really used an Apple laptop much outside of the school laptops we got as children, you know, the ones with million different restrictions so you never really learn how to use it? But anyway, with my recent studies gearing more towards Software Engineering, I’ve been seeing Macs a lot as a recommendation. So I pulled the trigger , said ahh heck it man, let’s give it a try. And yes, while I know it is a litttttttle pricey- I think it’s worth absolutely every penny! The OS software is different from windows for sure, but if you already know windows I feel like jumping into Mac is almost easier because of how simple it is to navigate your OS. The new powerful M3 chip, is POWERFUL— I’ve been having like 9 chrome tabs open, SQL running in the background, my terminal open, Visual Studio Code (VSC), as well as zoom and discord all at once. ONLY TAKES UP 8 GBR! To me that’s amazing, especially considering my gaming pc, while awesome for gaming of course, could not handle that type of work load for long periods at a time. And gaming pc’s and laptops are typically plugged in too which is crazy to me, where as the MacBook has such a long battery life it’s ridiculous— i charge it maybe once every 2 days after using it heavily , and if im doing just basic web surfing or checking the emails and go periods of time without heavy workload, the battery will literally be alive even if i havnt touched it in a week or two , just chilling above half battery life some how, i dont know what Wizardry this is, but it is legit.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Battery life

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I’ll never go back to PC

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    My first MacBook Pro. Absolutely love the m3 pro processor. I recently purchased a high end Lenovo and within a couple weeks I had 3 small but noticeable dents on the hardware. Took it back, I didn’t want to spend the money for the Apple pro but I sucked it up and the best decision I’ve made in a long time. Very impressed with the battery life, the screen resolution and the durability. Now I pay attention to how easily the hardware will scratch or dent. I’ve had it twice as long as the pc and nothing. Must buy! I’ll never go back to ANY PC!

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Battery life, Performance

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great buy..

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Upgraded from the 2019 MacBook pro! I have had this laptop for about a month now. Great battery life. It's perfect, for coding, leisure, and editing videos. I love how smooth and fast it is. Good buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Computer I have owned.

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    As a college student, I have had my fair share of computer brands. I have had Dell, HP, Microsoft, and then tried Apple. I have had a few Apple computers and this one has been the best so far! I had the 8GB MBP M3 for a few days and realized that I may need the extra storage for school and a few games. I went to Best Buy and returned the 8GB and upgraded to the 18GB and I do not regret it! It runs like a charm and I feel at peace knowing that I have a little more space on my computer. If you are questioning whether or not to spend extra on the 18GB, do it! You will not be sorry.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    My Favorite Adult Purchase

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    The MacBook Pro 14 with the M3 Pro chip has left a significant impression on me, particularly with its remarkable battery life. It’s truly liberating to work through the day without constantly scanning for the nearest power outlet. This feature alone makes it a reliable companion for professionals and creatives who demand productivity on the go. Additionally, the speed at which it launches applications is nothing short of impressive. Whether it’s heavyweight software suites or simpler day-to-day apps, the responsiveness is instantaneous, effectively eliminating wait times and boosting workflow efficiency. Multitasking on this machine is a seamless experience, thanks to its robust M3 Pro processor and optimized macOS. Switching between tasks is smooth, with no noticeable lag, even when juggling multiple demanding applications simultaneously. This capability is a testament to the device’s well-thought-out design and engineering, aimed at professionals who require power and flexibility. The display, too, deserves special mention. It is, in a word, perfect. The colors are vibrant, the contrast is sharp, and the detail is exquisite, enhancing both productivity tasks and multimedia consumption. This MacBook Pro model strikes an excellent balance between form and function, making it a top choice for users who prioritize performance, portability, and display quality.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Good

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Upgraded from a school issued chromebook the speed and battery life of the macbook is great for my school work and Mac OS has good benefits like added security and connecting with my Iphone easily and airpods. I’ve done a bit of video editing with it too and also works great. My favorite part of the macbook is the display it’s super clear and the 120hz refresh rate is very nice

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    It’s a beast

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This laptop is worth a single penny. I mostly use it for processing my photos on photoshop and lightroom and for general browsing. Processing speed is just amazing. GBs of photo took less than a minute to convert and export to disk. For browsing i have charged only once since the time I bought this. And thanks to apple for launching in black color. It looks super sexy. Another good thing is charging cable has fabric coating so no issues of getting cuts

    I would recommend this to a friend

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews

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  • Tom's GuideJason England on December 13, 2023

    Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Pro, 2023) review: Awkward middle child?The M3 Pro MacBook Pro is a great laptop on paper, but its greatness is somewhat subdued when compared to its cheaper sibling in the 14-inch MacBook Pro with M3.

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  • Tom's GuideMark Spoonauer on November 6, 2023

    Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3, 2023) review: The best MacBook Pro for the moneyI tested the MacBook Pro 14-inch with M3 chip, and it delivers blistering performance and an even brighter display along with surprisingly robust graphics and super-long battery life. And at $1,599, i

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  • Laptop MagRating, 4.5 out of 5Sherri L. Smith on November 6, 2023

    MacBook Pro 14 (M3, 2023) review: Best in classThe base level MacBook Pro 14 is a straight up powerhouse

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  • NotebookcheckRating, 4.7 out of 5Andreas Osthoff on December 12, 2023

    Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Max Review - The fastest CPU in a 14-inch laptopNotebookcheck reviews the new Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 Max with 16 CPU cores and 40 GPU cores. After the new entry-level model of the MacBook Pro 14 with the base M3 SoC ( here in review ), we review the new high-end model. Apple offers both M3 Max

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  • T3Rating, 5 out of 5November 8, 2023

    MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Max, 2023) review: taking it to the maxAll-new Space Black finish, all-new M3 power, all-new price: the 2023 MacBook Pro is out-of-this-world impressive

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  • AppleInsiderRating, 3 out of 5Andrew O'Hara on February 26, 2024

    MacBook Pro 14-inch M3 review: All about the displayThe new M3 14-inch MacBook Pro is a better bargain than the outgoing 13-inch MacBook Pro, on paper. But, given where it sits on Apple's Mac ladder, it's hard to recommend to everybody.

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  • AndroidPITRating, 4.5 out of 5Stefan Möllenhoff on December 24, 2023

    MacBook Pro 14-inch with M3 Max Review: The $6,899 MacBook to Rule Them AllThe Apple MacBook Pro 14" with M3 Max is incredibly fast and crazy expensive. nextpit put the ultra-notebook through the paces.

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