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Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 Series

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 ProProcessor: Apple Apple M2 M2 Max, Apple Apple M2 M2 Pro, Apple Apple M2 M2 Pro 10-Core, Apple Apple M3 Apple M3 Max 16-Core, Apple Apple M3 Apple M3 Pro 11-Core, Apple Apple M3 M3
Graphics Adapter: Apple M2 Max 38-Core GPU, Apple M2 Pro 16-Core GPU, Apple M2 Pro 19-Core GPU, Apple M3 10-Core GPU, Apple M3 Max 40-Core GPU, Apple M3 Pro 14-Core GPU
Display: 14.20 inch
Weight: 1.525kg, 1.6kg, 1.604kg, 1.611kg
Price: 2399, 2459, 2499, 3400, 3919, 5264 euro
Average Score: 88.45% - very good
Average of 143 scores (from 228 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 96%, features: 77%, display: 95%, mobility: 90%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 95%, emissions: 88%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 ProNotebook: Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro
Processor: Apple Apple M2 M2 Pro
Graphics Adapter: Apple M2 Pro 19-Core GPU
Display: 14.20 inch, 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 3919 euro
Links: Apple homepage

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Average Score: 90% - very good

Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

Reviews

93.9% Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 review: The M2 Pro is slowed down in the small MacBook Pro | Notebookcheck
Apple has upgraded the MacBook Pro 14 and the new M2 Pro offers greater performance, and fast WLAN is finally supported. Overall, the MBP 14 is an excellent machine, but Apple has also put some brakes on the M2 Pro in the small MacBook Pro.
93.9% Apple M2 Pro and M2 Max analysis - GPU is more efficient, the CPU not always | Notebookcheck
Apple have introduced their new SoCs, the M2 Pro and M2 Max. Following the slight lack of efficiency in the M2 compared to the M1, now we will shine the spotlight onto both of the new chips in the MacBook Pro models: the M2 Pro and the M2 Max.
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: The laptop to beat
Source: Tom's Guide English
The new MacBook Pro 14-inch 2023 raises the bar for laptop performance, with the M2 Pro chip delivering incredible speed in our testing. The M2 Max is even faster, especially when it comes to graphics performance. You also get a stellar mini-LED display, plenty of ports and over 14 hours of battery life. Yes, it's pricey, but the new MacBook Pro cannot be beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/26/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: The laptop to beat
Source: Tom's Guide English
The new MacBook Pro 14-inch 2023 raises the bar for laptop performance, with the M2 Pro chip delivering incredible speed in our testing. The M2 Max is even faster, especially when it comes to graphics performance. You also get a stellar mini-LED display, plenty of ports and over 14 hours of battery life. Yes, it's pricey, but the new MacBook Pro cannot be beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/26/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: The laptop to beat
Source: Tom's Guide English
The new MacBook Pro 14-inch 2023 raises the bar for laptop performance, with the M2 Pro chip delivering incredible speed in our testing. The M2 Max is even faster, especially when it comes to graphics performance. You also get a stellar mini-LED display, plenty of ports and over 14 hours of battery life. Yes, it's pricey, but the new MacBook Pro cannot be beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/26/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: Best in class
Source: Laptop Mag English
No matter what your configuration, the MacBook Pro 14 is in a class of its own. The laptop retains its stunning good looks, powerful speakers, high-resolution camera, and comfortable keyboard. But the real stars of this story are the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, which bring even more power and efficiency to the table. True to its word, the M2 Pro and Max MacBooks consistently outperform their predecessors as well as the Intel-powered competition. Seriously, look at those benchmarks, outside of the display section, the MacBook Pro 14 was rarely not on the winning edge of the spectrum. And if that wasn’t enough Apple is finally addressing the gaming issue, teaming with Capcom to make its case with a port of Resident Evil Village that played just as well as if it were PC or console. All the company has to do now is to get more AAA titles into its roster, and we’re having a seriously interesting conversation on just what a Mac can and can’t do. Speaking of which, with a $1,999 starting price, the one thing the MacBook Pro 14 can’t do is be cost-effective. And if you’re looking to upgrade on any of the components, you’ll definitely pay a pretty penny for the privilege. If you’re looking to save a little bit of cash and get a comparable display and battery life, the Acer Swift 5 ($1,499). But for the Mac faithful that want to work, play, create and everything in between, you’ll be hard pressed to find something better than the MacBook Pro 14 M2 Pro or Max.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: Best in class
Source: Laptop Mag English
No matter what your configuration, the MacBook Pro 14 is in a class of its own. The laptop retains its stunning good looks, powerful speakers, high-resolution camera, and comfortable keyboard. But the real stars of this story are the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, which bring even more power and efficiency to the table. True to its word, the M2 Pro and Max MacBooks consistently outperform their predecessors as well as the Intel-powered competition. Seriously, look at those benchmarks, outside of the display section, the MacBook Pro 14 was rarely not on the winning edge of the spectrum. And if that wasn’t enough Apple is finally addressing the gaming issue, teaming with Capcom to make its case with a port of Resident Evil Village that played just as well as if it were PC or console. All the company has to do now is to get more AAA titles into its roster, and we’re having a seriously interesting conversation on just what a Mac can and can’t do. Speaking of which, with a $1,999 starting price, the one thing the MacBook Pro 14 can’t do is be cost-effective. And if you’re looking to upgrade on any of the components, you’ll definitely pay a pretty penny for the privilege. If you’re looking to save a little bit of cash and get a comparable display and battery life, the Acer Swift 5 ($1,499). But for the Mac faithful that want to work, play, create and everything in between, you’ll be hard pressed to find something better than the MacBook Pro 14 M2 Pro or Max.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: Best in class
Source: Laptop Mag English
No matter what your configuration, the MacBook Pro 14 is in a class of its own. The laptop retains its stunning good looks, powerful speakers, high-resolution camera, and comfortable keyboard. But the real stars of this story are the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, which bring even more power and efficiency to the table. True to its word, the M2 Pro and Max MacBooks consistently outperform their predecessors as well as the Intel-powered competition. Seriously, look at those benchmarks, outside of the display section, the MacBook Pro 14 was rarely not on the winning edge of the spectrum. And if that wasn’t enough Apple is finally addressing the gaming issue, teaming with Capcom to make its case with a port of Resident Evil Village that played just as well as if it were PC or console. All the company has to do now is to get more AAA titles into its roster, and we’re having a seriously interesting conversation on just what a Mac can and can’t do. Speaking of which, with a $1,999 starting price, the one thing the MacBook Pro 14 can’t do is be cost-effective. And if you’re looking to upgrade on any of the components, you’ll definitely pay a pretty penny for the privilege. If you’re looking to save a little bit of cash and get a comparable display and battery life, the Acer Swift 5 ($1,499). But for the Mac faithful that want to work, play, create and everything in between, you’ll be hard pressed to find something better than the MacBook Pro 14 M2 Pro or Max.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 ProNotebook: Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro
Processor: Apple Apple M2 M2 Pro
Graphics Adapter: Apple M2 Pro 19-Core GPU
Display: 14.20 inch, 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 3919 euro
Links: Apple homepage

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Average Score: 89.3% - very good

Average of 10 scores (from 19 reviews)

 

Reviews

90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
If you’re someone who’s already dropped a lot of money on an M1 Pro or M1 Max MacBook Pro, then you do not need to upgrade to this 2023 version. However, if you have an older machine that’s beginning to feel a little old, or fancy the switch to Apple’s MacOS, then this MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) is a brilliant laptop that you shouldn’t ignore. The various price rises (prices have stayed in the States, but risen in regions like the UK) are tough to take, especially when the costs for additional memory and storage are so high. This machine, as a result, is for a very specific type of customer – for once, the Pro moniker isn’t simply a marketing term like it is with the AirPods Pro or iPhone 14 Pro. For many, the MacBook Air M2 is more than enough laptop for a lot less money, and a 15-inch model may be on the way too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/16/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro 14 With M2 Pro Review: Fast And Efficient
Source: Hot Hardware English
So the big question is, is the 2023 14" MacBook Pro for you? First and foremost, that depends on whether you need or want macOS or Windows. The only segment we'd recommend completely shy away from this machine is PC gamers who want to play on a laptop, as this is just not a real option here. MetalFX Upscaling is a nice nod towards the modern trend of hardware-assisted image enhancement like FSR and DLSS, but only Resident Evil Village makes use of it. Dev studios just have not flocked to the Mac, despite the fact that all of the machines Apple makes today have more graphics horsepower than any x86 PC with integrated graphics alone. And at this point, that doesn't look likely to change. If you want a productivity machine and play games on a separate desktop, though, the MacBook shines.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/09/2023
Apple left a Secret Message inside the Macbook Pro! - M2
Source: JerryRigEverything English
Support, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2023
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14 review: Best laptop professionals and creators can buy in India
Source: India Today English
I have used the MacBook Pro 14 extensively and it’s flawless, the kind of product that will help you do your work and not be a hassle. Sure, we all want more. It could have used an OLED screen. Or it could have been sharper looking. Or this. And that. But this is not even nitpicking. The MacBook Pro 14 is so good at what it does and what all it offers that I have no hesitation to say this is the best laptop you can buy whether your work involves coding and compiling, editing or watching pre-released videos or working on thousands of professional photos all in one week. This also makes the Pro 14 and the Pro 16 the best laptops for almost everyone except those who want the compactness of a 13-inch machine. The key question, however, is the price you are willing to pay. I feel people, who make serious money from the work they do on their laptop, will see a lot of value in something like the Pro 14 and the Pro 16. The speed and sorted manners of the Pro 14 mean that these machines will save a lot of time and for some users saved time could equal to more money. So yes, it is worth Rs 199,900 if you can make full use of it. However, if you are a college student, or someone who requires a new laptop for office work with Office 365 and Chrome browser, you will do fine with a more basic MacBook Air or the MacBook 13 with regular M2 chipset.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
83% Review: Apple MacBook Pro 14″ M2 Pro (2023)
Source: L&B TechReview English
If you’ve already invested in a 14-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Pro processor, there’s no discernible gain for you in buying the new model. For everyone else, it’s just a matter of emptying your piggy bank. At this price point, you can’t buy a better laptop right now. The new 14-inch MacBook Pro is also available in more expensive versions, such as the M2 Pro with 12 CPU cores and 19 GPU cores, and the M2 Max processor also with 12 CPU cores, but with a 30-core GPU, which can even be upgraded to a full 38 cores when you buy the machine, but then you also need to bring the really, really big wallet. The new M2 Pro edition of the MacBook Pro offers towering performance, improved wireless connectivity, and the same great display we know from its predecessor. The only reason the 14-inch Macbook Pro with M2 Pro processor doesn’t get our top marks is that we’d have liked Apple to upgrade the built-in webcam. By 2023, we expect both FaceID and the ‘In Focus’ feature from a laptop costing more than €2,000.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 83%
Apple MacBook Pro M2 Pro (2023) Review
Source: Reviewed.com English
The Apple MacBook Pro 14 is an excellent laptop that can fit a wide variety of needs. “A jack of all trades is a master of none,” or so the cliche goes—but the Pro 14 is a master of all trades across battery life, performance, display quality, and day-to-day use without major drawbacks. Price is the only obstacle. The base model we tested starts at $2,000, but increasing the amount of RAM, storage space, and processing power easily puts the price around $3,000. That’s a lot and, depending on your needs, the MacBook Pro 14 might feel too expensive. But if you’re willing to pay up or tend to hang on to a laptop for as long as it’s still working, it’s hard to go wrong with the MacBook Pro 14 as it outclasses much of its Windows competition.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/23/2023
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M2, 2023) review: still the king of laptops
Source: Creative Bloq English
The answer to this really comes down to two things; power and budget. This machine, even the base model, will handle the most complex of tasks with relative ease. So if you require a lot of power from a compact laptop, a screen that is going to allow you to see your creative work in all its glory, will last all day and is super-portable, you'd be hard pushed to find a better option than the 14-inch MacBook Pro. But I want to be clear that this is an immense amount of power, and more than most would ever need from a laptop. I guess the other consideration is personal style. I work on the go a lot, work in creative software regularly, which my M1 MacBook Air handles with ease. But, having experienced this new model, if budget wasn't an issue, I would choose the new 14-inch MacBook Pro every time. And that's because I personally really appreciate its overall design and the added connectivity it offers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/16/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) is another fantastic Apple laptop, designed with those who need serious power on the go in mind. The upgrades over the previous version are minimal, but that doesn’t stop this from being one of the best laptops you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/09/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
M2 MacBook Pro 14 vs 16 - Watch BEFORE You Buy! [M2 Pro + Max]
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 01/27/2023
90% MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: Best in class
Source: Laptop Mag English
No matter what your configuration, the MacBook Pro 14 is in a class of its own. The laptop retains its stunning good looks, powerful speakers, high-resolution camera, and comfortable keyboard. But the real stars of this story are the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, which bring even more power and efficiency to the table. True to its word, the M2 Pro and Max MacBooks consistently outperform their predecessors as well as the Intel-powered competition. Seriously, look at those benchmarks, outside of the display section, the MacBook Pro 14 was rarely not on the winning edge of the spectrum. And if that wasn’t enough Apple is finally addressing the gaming issue, teaming with Capcom to make its case with a port of Resident Evil Village that played just as well as if it were PC or console. All the company has to do now is to get more AAA titles into its roster, and we’re having a seriously interesting conversation on just what a Mac can and can’t do. Speaking of which, with a $1,999 starting price, the one thing the MacBook Pro 14 can’t do is be cost-effective. And if you’re looking to upgrade on any of the components, you’ll definitely pay a pretty penny for the privilege. If you’re looking to save a little bit of cash and get a comparable display and battery life, the Acer Swift 5 ($1,499). But for the Mac faithful that want to work, play, create and everything in between, you’ll be hard pressed to find something better than the MacBook Pro 14 M2 Pro or Max.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro (M2 Pro/Max, 2023) review: A dream machine
Source: Pocket Lint English
The 14-inch MacBook Pro leaves little - if anything - to be desired. It's an incredible laptop with more power and performance than most will ever need or utilise, a fantastic build quality, an incredible display and a great battery life (from our experience so far). Its biggest downfall is of course that all this greatness comes at a price - which ranges from $1999/£2149 to a whopping $6499/£6749 fully specced. It would also have been nice to see Face ID, and while we are on our wishlist, a touchscreen wouldn't have gone amiss either. But even without those things, it's still impossible not to adore this machine. Should you buy it? If you have the budget, we have absolutely no hesitation in recommending it, but there is also an argument for considering the MacBook Pro (M1 Pro/Max) models, which are still fantastic machines two years on and may be cheaper now if you can get hold of them. In the same breath, it's likely the same will be said for these M2 Pro/Max models two years down the road so they would be a solid investment. Whether you should upgrade from the M1 Pro/Max models really does depend on what you do with your laptop and whether you can justify the price for the performance gains, but for those on older MacBooks, this a dream machine that will deliver noticeable performance improvements instantly.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/23/2023
NEW M2 Pro MacBook Pro (2023) Unboxing and Review
Source: Emkwan Reviews English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2023

Foreign Reviews

Ist es so «unheimlich schnell», wie Apple verspricht?
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/21/2023
90% Macbook Pro 14 Recensione: Una Workstation Portatile Grazie A M2 Pro
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/24/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
95% Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch 2023) - Nog snellere pro-laptop
Source: Diskidee.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 95%
90% Test Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023) : le M2 Pro pour les dominer tous
Source: Clubic French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
95% TEST | MacBook Pro 14 2023. Nigdy nie miałem lepszego komputera do pracy
Source: GSM Maniak Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/29/2023
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 100%
Đánh giá MacBook Pro 14 inch M2 Pro: Vi xử lý Apple M2 Pro quá mạnh, pin khỏe, thiết kế sang trọng, màn hình sắc nét
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; long battery life; premium design; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2023
Trên tay MacBook Pro 14 inch 2023: Thiết kế không đổi, hiệu năng cực mạnh với M2 Pro, giá 52.9 triệu đồng
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; impressive performance. Negative: Old design.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 02/06/2023

 

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro Entry

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro EntryNotebook: Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro Entry
Processor: Apple Apple M2 M2 Pro 10-Core
Graphics Adapter: Apple M2 Pro 16-Core GPU
Display: 14.20 inch, 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixels
Weight: 1.604kg
Price: 2399 euro
Links: Apple homepage

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Reviews

93.4% Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 Entry Review: Base model with cut-down M2 Pro, SSD downgrade, and slightly higher power draws | Notebookcheck
The base model of the new MacBook Pro 14 2023 is equipped with a slimmed-down version of the M2 Pro SoC and is also a step backwards in terms of SSD speeds, but retails at a higher price. But does this really impact the laptop's performance in everyday usage?

 

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Max

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 MaxNotebook: Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Max
Processor: Apple Apple M2 M2 Max
Graphics Adapter: Apple M2 Max 38-Core GPU
Display: 14.20 inch, 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 3400 euro
Links: Apple homepage

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Average Score: 90.71% - very good

Average of 7 scores (from 14 reviews)

 

Reviews

Apple left a Secret Message inside the Macbook Pro! - M2
Source: JerryRigEverything English
Support, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2023
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: a solid upgrade to an amazing laptop
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) is a fantastic mobile workstation that brings the power of the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips to a compact and portable laptop. It keeps the same design as the 2021 model, but that's no bad thing given the brilliant screen and solid build quality.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/25/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
95% Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro (2023) review: The Rolls Royce of ultraportable notebooks
Source: Hardware Zone English
The budget-conscious should consider the M2 MacBook Air instead, it has more than enough performance for most people. The display isn’t as nice but it counters by being a lot more portable and affordable. The MacBook Air is the Mac notebook for everyone. And as for owners of the older M1-based MacBook Pros, I see little need to upgrade unless you really need the improved connectivity (the old models couldn’t output to an 8K screen), work with really large files and need a system with 96GB of memory, or could really use the additional multi-core performance. So what then is a MacBook Pro? It is as the title of this review suggests, the computing equivalent of a Rolls Royce. Vast amounts of power, beautifully built, it is way more notebook than most of its buyers would ever need. If you do not absolutely have to use a Windows machine and have deep enough wallets, this is the best ultraportable notebook you can buy today.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/19/2023
Rating: Total score: 95% price: 80% performance: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro (M2 Pro, 2023) review
Source: Tech Advisor English
There’s little to dislike in Apple’s latest 14in and 16in MacBook Pro models, which add the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips into an existing design. The pure power here is hard to deny, and battery life is unmatched, but the old niggles remain, especially the lack of USB-A and the still-bizarre notch.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M2 Max) review: hotter, faster, better
Source: Digital Trends English
The 2021 MacBook Pro was a revelation. When it came out, it was the MacBook Pro we’ve always wanted Apple to make, undoing a lot of the mistakes that were made in previous years. The 2023 MacBook Pro doesn’t make many changes, but it doesn’t feel like it needed to just yet. Do I wish it had things like Face ID and a touchscreen — both of which could be coming in the future? Sure. But it’s been my favorite laptop in years, and it’ll be a couple more years before this design or feature set starts to feel in need of an update. The only reason I dropped the score down from a 10 to a nine? The extra performance and battery life are great, but only a small minority of people will benefit from the jump up from the 2021 model. And there’s a trade-off in internal temperature and fan noise, which feels like a step back. If you’re hoping to upgrade to a MacBook Pro this year, I’d check prices on M1 Pro or M1 Max models before picking up one of the new ones. Usually when it comes to tech, I recommend buying the newest thing possible — but in this case, if you can save a few hundred bucks on a cheaper model, that’s probably the better option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/03/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M2 Max) review: hotter, faster, better
Source: Digital Trends English
The 2021 MacBook Pro was a revelation. When it came out, it was the MacBook Pro we’ve always wanted Apple to make, undoing a lot of the mistakes that were made in previous years. The 2023 MacBook Pro doesn’t make many changes, but it doesn’t feel like it needed to just yet. Do I wish it had things like Face ID and a touchscreen — both of which could be coming in the future? Sure. But it’s been my favorite laptop in years, and it’ll be a couple more years before this design or feature set starts to feel in need of an update. The only reason I dropped the score down from a 10 to a nine? The extra performance and battery life are great, but only a small minority of people will benefit from the jump up from the 2021 model. And there’s a trade-off in internal temperature and fan noise, which feels like a step back. If you’re hoping to upgrade to a MacBook Pro this year, I’d check prices on M1 Pro or M1 Max models before picking up one of the new ones. Usually when it comes to tech, I recommend buying the newest thing possible — but in this case, if you can save a few hundred bucks on a cheaper model, that’s probably the better option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/03/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
M2 MacBook Pro 14-inch 2023 review: This is FAST
Source: Tom's Guide English
The new MacBook Pro 14-inch with M2 Pro delivers stellar results in a wide range of benchmarks, and the M2 Max raises the bar for graphics performance on Apple laptops. Add in up to 14 hours of battery life and you have a near-perfect laptop for creative pros.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/24/2023
Apple MacBook Pro (M2 Pro/Max, 2023) review: A dream machine
Source: Pocket Lint English
The 14-inch MacBook Pro leaves little - if anything - to be desired. It's an incredible laptop with more power and performance than most will ever need or utilise, a fantastic build quality, an incredible display and a great battery life (from our experience so far). Its biggest downfall is of course that all this greatness comes at a price - which ranges from $1999/£2149 to a whopping $6499/£6749 fully specced. It would also have been nice to see Face ID, and while we are on our wishlist, a touchscreen wouldn't have gone amiss either. But even without those things, it's still impossible not to adore this machine. Should you buy it? If you have the budget, we have absolutely no hesitation in recommending it, but there is also an argument for considering the MacBook Pro (M1 Pro/Max) models, which are still fantastic machines two years on and may be cheaper now if you can get hold of them. In the same breath, it's likely the same will be said for these M2 Pro/Max models two years down the road so they would be a solid investment. Whether you should upgrade from the M1 Pro/Max models really does depend on what you do with your laptop and whether you can justify the price for the performance gains, but for those on older MacBooks, this a dream machine that will deliver noticeable performance improvements instantly.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/23/2023
92% MacBook Pro 14-inch review (2023): A blessing for creatives
Source: Engadget English
It's no wonder Apple announced the new MacBook Pros without much fanfare. It's just a simple spec bump, not the sort of thing most buyers would get too excited about. But for the creative professionals who need the most power possible, it's another reason to stick with Apple instead of jumping to a PC.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 92%
Apple M2 MacBook Pro - 14” vs 16”
Source: Dave 2D English
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 01/23/2023
M2 Max MacBook Pro Review: Back to Bumps!
Source: Marques Brownlee English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2023
M2 MacBook Pro AND M2 Mac Mini! (M2 Pro - M2 Max chips!)
Source: Patrick Rambles English
Apple dropped the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. As expected, the all new M2 Macbook Pro was announced, but apple also presented the M2 Mac Mini and the M2 Pro Mac Mini... now I am excited!
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 01/18/2023

Foreign Reviews

Der Effizienzmeister schlägt mit voller Wucht zurück
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/20/2023
88% Test du MacBook Pro 14 pouces M2 Max : que vaut le plus puissant des ultraportables d’Apple ?
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/07/2023
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 100% mobility: 100%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3Notebook: Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3
Processor: Apple Apple M3 M3
Graphics Adapter: Apple M3 10-Core GPU
Display: 14.20 inch, 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixels
Weight: 1.525kg
Price: 2459 euro
Links: Apple homepage

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Average Score: 85.39% - good

Average of 69 scores (from 114 reviews)

 

Reviews

90.4% Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Review - The base model now comes without a Pro SoC | Notebookcheck
Apple launched its new MacBook Pro models and the old MacBook Pro 13 is not longer available. Instead, there is a new entry-level model of the MacBook Pro 14 with the base M3-SoC and 8 GB RAM for $1599. However, there are some compromises, especially in terms of connectivity as well as the cooling performance.
90.4% Apple M3 SoC analyzed: Increased performance and improved efficiency | Notebookcheck
Apple's new M3 SoC is the first chip to be manufactured in a 3 nm process. We've already seen the performance increases in our review of the new MacBook Pro 14, but what about the efficiency of the processor and the graphics card? We also compare the results with the new Snapdragon X Elite from Qualcomm.
90% Geek Review: Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 (2023), 6 Months Later
Source: Geek Culture English
All things considered, a starting price of S$2,320 is reasonable – if not for the lacking unified memory. The stingy 8GB base configuration puts a leash on the laptop’s full multitasking potential, demanding a S$600 top-up for 16GB of RAM. Still, it’s hardly a dealbreaker, so as long as users are willing to cut a compromise, they stand to gain a lot more from its versatile and reliable capabilities. A confident work-and-play machine, the MacBook Pro 14 M3 is a worthy successor to Apple’s entry-level lineup. Serious gaming isn’t its forte, but where it lacks, productivity mastery awaits.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/01/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Geek Review: Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 (2023), 6 Months Later
Source: Geek Culture English
All things considered, a starting price of S$2,320 is reasonable – if not for the lacking unified memory. The stingy 8GB base configuration puts a leash on the laptop’s full multitasking potential, demanding a S$600 top-up for 16GB of RAM. Still, it’s hardly a dealbreaker, so as long as users are willing to cut a compromise, they stand to gain a lot more from its versatile and reliable capabilities. A confident work-and-play machine, the MacBook Pro 14 M3 is a worthy successor to Apple’s entry-level lineup. Serious gaming isn’t its forte, but where it lacks, productivity mastery awaits.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/01/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Geek Review: Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 (2023), 6 Months Later
Source: Geek Culture English
All things considered, a starting price of S$2,320 is reasonable – if not for the lacking unified memory. The stingy 8GB base configuration puts a leash on the laptop’s full multitasking potential, demanding a S$600 top-up for 16GB of RAM. Still, it’s hardly a dealbreaker, so as long as users are willing to cut a compromise, they stand to gain a lot more from its versatile and reliable capabilities. A confident work-and-play machine, the MacBook Pro 14 M3 is a worthy successor to Apple’s entry-level lineup. Serious gaming isn’t its forte, but where it lacks, productivity mastery awaits.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/01/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
MacBook Air M3 vs MacBook Pro M3 - Which Should You Buy? [2024]
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2024
MacBook Air M3 vs MacBook Pro M3 - Which Should You Buy? [2024]
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2024
MacBook Air M3 vs MacBook Pro M3 - Which Should You Buy? [2024]
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2024
MacBook Pro 14 M3 (2023) Review
Source: USA Today English
The Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 has quite a few things to love about it, but the incredible battery life is worth mentioning again. Outside of another MacBook model, you’ll have a hard time finding better battery usage in a laptop. The screen is also fantastic, and the performance is surprisingly good even with the base 8GB RAM. That said, if you’re doing more than a little photo or video work, that RAM may not prove enough, and opting for more memory raises the cost considerably. The port layout and lack of Thunderbolt 4 is another issue, and getting around this requires upgrading to either an M3 Pro or M3 Max chipset, which costs even more. If you’re not sold on macOS, the Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 8 (2023) is a great alternative, while Apple’s MacBook Air 15 M2 (2023) is a more affordable option than the newer M3 models that doesn’t slack in the power department. The 2023 MacBook Pro 14 M3 straddles the line between a heavily upgraded MacBook Air and a scaled-down MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/10/2024
MacBook Pro 14 M3 (2023) Review
Source: USA Today English
The Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 has quite a few things to love about it, but the incredible battery life is worth mentioning again. Outside of another MacBook model, you’ll have a hard time finding better battery usage in a laptop. The screen is also fantastic, and the performance is surprisingly good even with the base 8GB RAM. That said, if you’re doing more than a little photo or video work, that RAM may not prove enough, and opting for more memory raises the cost considerably. The port layout and lack of Thunderbolt 4 is another issue, and getting around this requires upgrading to either an M3 Pro or M3 Max chipset, which costs even more. If you’re not sold on macOS, the Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 8 (2023) is a great alternative, while Apple’s MacBook Air 15 M2 (2023) is a more affordable option than the newer M3 models that doesn’t slack in the power department. The 2023 MacBook Pro 14 M3 straddles the line between a heavily upgraded MacBook Air and a scaled-down MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/10/2024
MacBook Pro 14 M3 (2023) Review
Source: USA Today English
The Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 has quite a few things to love about it, but the incredible battery life is worth mentioning again. Outside of another MacBook model, you’ll have a hard time finding better battery usage in a laptop. The screen is also fantastic, and the performance is surprisingly good even with the base 8GB RAM. That said, if you’re doing more than a little photo or video work, that RAM may not prove enough, and opting for more memory raises the cost considerably. The port layout and lack of Thunderbolt 4 is another issue, and getting around this requires upgrading to either an M3 Pro or M3 Max chipset, which costs even more. If you’re not sold on macOS, the Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 8 (2023) is a great alternative, while Apple’s MacBook Air 15 M2 (2023) is a more affordable option than the newer M3 models that doesn’t slack in the power department. The 2023 MacBook Pro 14 M3 straddles the line between a heavily upgraded MacBook Air and a scaled-down MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/10/2024
I replaced my MacBook Air M2 with a MacBook Pro, and M3 Pro isn’t even the best part
Source: Soycincau English
Besides, if you’re going down the premium professional creator laptop route already, chances are that you’ll find the latest laptops over on the Windows side of things just as expensive. The Asus Zenbook Pro 14 OLED for instance is in many ways a brilliant laptop on its own, packing an Intel Core i9, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 and a 14.5-inch OLED display that for many will be just as good as the Liquid Retina XDR panel here. It’s also RM10,999, which isn’t that far off from our MacBook Pro 14 that we have here. Then there’s the Dell XPS 15 that offers an Intel Core i7, 16GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce 4050 with a 15.6-inch, 3.5K OLED display, also priced at RM10,999. All in all, the new MacBook Pro with the M3 Pro is kinda ticking all the right boxes at the moment for a high performance, professional laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/02/2024
I replaced my MacBook Air M2 with a MacBook Pro, and M3 Pro isn’t even the best part
Source: Soycincau English
Besides, if you’re going down the premium professional creator laptop route already, chances are that you’ll find the latest laptops over on the Windows side of things just as expensive. The Asus Zenbook Pro 14 OLED for instance is in many ways a brilliant laptop on its own, packing an Intel Core i9, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 and a 14.5-inch OLED display that for many will be just as good as the Liquid Retina XDR panel here. It’s also RM10,999, which isn’t that far off from our MacBook Pro 14 that we have here. Then there’s the Dell XPS 15 that offers an Intel Core i7, 16GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce 4050 with a 15.6-inch, 3.5K OLED display, also priced at RM10,999. All in all, the new MacBook Pro with the M3 Pro is kinda ticking all the right boxes at the moment for a high performance, professional laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/02/2024
I replaced my MacBook Air M2 with a MacBook Pro, and M3 Pro isn’t even the best part
Source: Soycincau English
Besides, if you’re going down the premium professional creator laptop route already, chances are that you’ll find the latest laptops over on the Windows side of things just as expensive. The Asus Zenbook Pro 14 OLED for instance is in many ways a brilliant laptop on its own, packing an Intel Core i9, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 and a 14.5-inch OLED display that for many will be just as good as the Liquid Retina XDR panel here. It’s also RM10,999, which isn’t that far off from our MacBook Pro 14 that we have here. Then there’s the Dell XPS 15 that offers an Intel Core i7, 16GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce 4050 with a 15.6-inch, 3.5K OLED display, also priced at RM10,999. All in all, the new MacBook Pro with the M3 Pro is kinda ticking all the right boxes at the moment for a high performance, professional laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/02/2024
78% 14-inch M3 MacBook Pro review: So close yet so far
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
As a successor to the 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro, the 14-inch MacBook Pro M3 is worthy. At $1,599/£1,699, the new MacBook Pro is $100/£100 more than the 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD, but the new laptop offers significant updates in all areas: the display, the audio system, the ports, and of course, the chip. However, the MacBook Air complicates a customer’s buying decision. The 13-inch MacBook Air M2 with 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD is $1,399/£1,449, and a similarly configured 15-inch MacBook Air is $1,499/£1,599. So, the Air is cheaper, but its display isn’t as nice (but it’s still high quality) as the MacBook Pro’s, and the Air doesn’t have an HDMI port or an SDXC card slot. It’s likely you don’t need those features and can’t justify the extra money for the MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/24/2024
Rating: Total score: 78%
78% 14-inch M3 MacBook Pro review: So close yet so far
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
As a successor to the 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro, the 14-inch MacBook Pro M3 is worthy. At $1,599/£1,699, the new MacBook Pro is $100/£100 more than the 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD, but the new laptop offers significant updates in all areas: the display, the audio system, the ports, and of course, the chip. However, the MacBook Air complicates a customer’s buying decision. The 13-inch MacBook Air M2 with 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD is $1,399/£1,449, and a similarly configured 15-inch MacBook Air is $1,499/£1,599. So, the Air is cheaper, but its display isn’t as nice (but it’s still high quality) as the MacBook Pro’s, and the Air doesn’t have an HDMI port or an SDXC card slot. It’s likely you don’t need those features and can’t justify the extra money for the MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/24/2024
Rating: Total score: 78%
78% 14-inch M3 MacBook Pro review: So close yet so far
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
As a successor to the 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro, the 14-inch MacBook Pro M3 is worthy. At $1,599/£1,699, the new MacBook Pro is $100/£100 more than the 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD, but the new laptop offers significant updates in all areas: the display, the audio system, the ports, and of course, the chip. However, the MacBook Air complicates a customer’s buying decision. The 13-inch MacBook Air M2 with 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD is $1,399/£1,449, and a similarly configured 15-inch MacBook Air is $1,499/£1,599. So, the Air is cheaper, but its display isn’t as nice (but it’s still high quality) as the MacBook Pro’s, and the Air doesn’t have an HDMI port or an SDXC card slot. It’s likely you don’t need those features and can’t justify the extra money for the MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/24/2024
Rating: Total score: 78%
80% Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro (M3) review: Good intentions
Source: Hardware Zone English
The rest of the hardware remains best-in-class. The keyboard is a joy to type on and now has a proper row of physical function keys. The trackpad is humongous and extremely accurate and responsive. The six-speaker sound system continues to impress and is easily one of the best speaker systems you’ll hear on any notebook. There’s convincing bass and there's little distortion even at high volumes – weaknesses of many lesser notebook speaker systems. Perhaps what’s most telling is that while watching an episode of Loki, I didn’t feel that the speakers were lacking at all.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/21/2024
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% performance: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro (M3) review: Good intentions
Source: Hardware Zone English
The rest of the hardware remains best-in-class. The keyboard is a joy to type on and now has a proper row of physical function keys. The trackpad is humongous and extremely accurate and responsive. The six-speaker sound system continues to impress and is easily one of the best speaker systems you’ll hear on any notebook. There’s convincing bass and there's little distortion even at high volumes – weaknesses of many lesser notebook speaker systems. Perhaps what’s most telling is that while watching an episode of Loki, I didn’t feel that the speakers were lacking at all.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/21/2024
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% performance: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro (M3) review: Good intentions
Source: Hardware Zone English
The rest of the hardware remains best-in-class. The keyboard is a joy to type on and now has a proper row of physical function keys. The trackpad is humongous and extremely accurate and responsive. The six-speaker sound system continues to impress and is easily one of the best speaker systems you’ll hear on any notebook. There’s convincing bass and there's little distortion even at high volumes – weaknesses of many lesser notebook speaker systems. Perhaps what’s most telling is that while watching an episode of Loki, I didn’t feel that the speakers were lacking at all.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/21/2024
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% performance: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro 14 (М3, Late 2023) - Not disassembly and No upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/16/2024
Apple MacBook Pro 14 (М3, Late 2023) - Not disassembly and No upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/16/2024
Apple MacBook Pro 14 (М3, Late 2023) - Not disassembly and No upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/16/2024
Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch, M3) Review – Nearing Perfection but we Have Some Remarks
Source: Laptop Media English
The Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch, M3) is a premium-looking device that offers great build quality thanks to the unibody aluminum design. The build is solid and the hinge stiffness is perfect. The Magic Keyboard may not have the best key travel but it’s comfortable for long hours of typing. The big touchpad is the real deal here, it’s one of the best trackpads that we have tested up to date. We intentionally bought the device’s base version with a 512GB SSD and just 8GB of unified memory. The latter is enough for normal work but if you open more than 12 websites at the same time, the memory will be filled and the swap file on the SSD will start to grow in size. That’s why, the 16GB version is more future-proof but you have to pay an extra $200 for it and a whopping $400 for the 24GB amount. Speaking of which, both memory and SSD are soldered so choose your configuration wisely before buying. At least you can connect an external HDD or SSD if you are running out of storage.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/15/2024
Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch, M3) Review – Nearing Perfection but we Have Some Remarks
Source: Laptop Media English
The Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch, M3) is a premium-looking device that offers great build quality thanks to the unibody aluminum design. The build is solid and the hinge stiffness is perfect. The Magic Keyboard may not have the best key travel but it’s comfortable for long hours of typing. The big touchpad is the real deal here, it’s one of the best trackpads that we have tested up to date. We intentionally bought the device’s base version with a 512GB SSD and just 8GB of unified memory. The latter is enough for normal work but if you open more than 12 websites at the same time, the memory will be filled and the swap file on the SSD will start to grow in size. That’s why, the 16GB version is more future-proof but you have to pay an extra $200 for it and a whopping $400 for the 24GB amount. Speaking of which, both memory and SSD are soldered so choose your configuration wisely before buying. At least you can connect an external HDD or SSD if you are running out of storage.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/15/2024
Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch, M3) Review – Nearing Perfection but we Have Some Remarks
Source: Laptop Media English
The Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch, M3) is a premium-looking device that offers great build quality thanks to the unibody aluminum design. The build is solid and the hinge stiffness is perfect. The Magic Keyboard may not have the best key travel but it’s comfortable for long hours of typing. The big touchpad is the real deal here, it’s one of the best trackpads that we have tested up to date. We intentionally bought the device’s base version with a 512GB SSD and just 8GB of unified memory. The latter is enough for normal work but if you open more than 12 websites at the same time, the memory will be filled and the swap file on the SSD will start to grow in size. That’s why, the 16GB version is more future-proof but you have to pay an extra $200 for it and a whopping $400 for the 24GB amount. Speaking of which, both memory and SSD are soldered so choose your configuration wisely before buying. At least you can connect an external HDD or SSD if you are running out of storage.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/15/2024
95% MacBook Pro 14-inch M3 2023 Review: Almost Flawless
Source: Tech2.in.com English
So, how does the 14-inch MacBook Pro with the M3 SoC stack up? It boasts a pretty sizeable sharp, and vibrant display, one of the best webcams in the market, an impressive setup of speakers, and all the essential ports you may need as a professional. Moreover, not only does it offer more performance than most people will ever be able to extract out of it, but it also impresses with an outstanding 22 hours of battery life. Unless you have a very specific use case — like working on AI applications, or rendering complex CAD files, or creating complex animations — the M3 is enough. However, if your work involves a lot of 3D animations, rendering complex engineering and designing models, and working on AI models, you will be better off with the M3 Pro or M3 Max variants.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/20/2023
Rating: Total score: 95%
95% MacBook Pro 14-inch M3 2023 Review: Almost Flawless
Source: Tech2.in.com English
So, how does the 14-inch MacBook Pro with the M3 SoC stack up? It boasts a pretty sizeable sharp, and vibrant display, one of the best webcams in the market, an impressive setup of speakers, and all the essential ports you may need as a professional. Moreover, not only does it offer more performance than most people will ever be able to extract out of it, but it also impresses with an outstanding 22 hours of battery life. Unless you have a very specific use case — like working on AI applications, or rendering complex CAD files, or creating complex animations — the M3 is enough. However, if your work involves a lot of 3D animations, rendering complex engineering and designing models, and working on AI models, you will be better off with the M3 Pro or M3 Max variants.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/20/2023
Rating: Total score: 95%
95% MacBook Pro 14-inch M3 2023 Review: Almost Flawless
Source: Tech2.in.com English
So, how does the 14-inch MacBook Pro with the M3 SoC stack up? It boasts a pretty sizeable sharp, and vibrant display, one of the best webcams in the market, an impressive setup of speakers, and all the essential ports you may need as a professional. Moreover, not only does it offer more performance than most people will ever be able to extract out of it, but it also impresses with an outstanding 22 hours of battery life. Unless you have a very specific use case — like working on AI applications, or rendering complex CAD files, or creating complex animations — the M3 is enough. However, if your work involves a lot of 3D animations, rendering complex engineering and designing models, and working on AI models, you will be better off with the M3 Pro or M3 Max variants.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/20/2023
Rating: Total score: 95%
90% Apple MacBook Pro M3 review: What else does one need?
Source: The Indian Express English
During the pandemic, I made a major shift and became a full-time Mac user. Before we were all confined to our homes, I used to switch between my MacBook Air for personal stuff and writing to the Windows workstation at the office for all official work. Stuck at home for close to two years, I did not have the second option and life became a lot simpler. In 2021, I made another shift, this time to the first MacBook Pro running on Apple silicon. And since then I have been using this device as my go-to computer. Now, maybe it is time to shift again, to the new 14-inch MacBook Pro powered by the M3 Apple silicon.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% M3 MacBook Pro 14-inch review: The majestic murderer
Source: Mashable English
No, the M3 14-inch MacBook Pro doesn't have any staggering upgrades per se, but according to our testing, it has a significant performance jump over the M2. This translates to an uptick in performance, whether you're diving into photo retouching, video editing, and other tasks. Plus, for the first time, MacBook Pro comes with hardware accelerated ray-tracing, which means the graphics featured in games, particularly reflections and shadows, should look more realistic. And they're splashed across the laptop's striking 3024 x 1964-pixel mini-LED display. Keep in mind that there are rumors that an updated Air, equipped with an M3 chip, is coming next year. If the Air's thin-and-light, fanless design is sufficient for your workflow, it may be worth the wait. However, if this Pro meets your needs as a creator, go for it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100%
90% Apple MacBook Pro M3 review: What else does one need?
Source: The Indian Express English
During the pandemic, I made a major shift and became a full-time Mac user. Before we were all confined to our homes, I used to switch between my MacBook Air for personal stuff and writing to the Windows workstation at the office for all official work. Stuck at home for close to two years, I did not have the second option and life became a lot simpler. In 2021, I made another shift, this time to the first MacBook Pro running on Apple silicon. And since then I have been using this device as my go-to computer. Now, maybe it is time to shift again, to the new 14-inch MacBook Pro powered by the M3 Apple silicon.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% M3 MacBook Pro 14-inch review: The majestic murderer
Source: Mashable English
No, the M3 14-inch MacBook Pro doesn't have any staggering upgrades per se, but according to our testing, it has a significant performance jump over the M2. This translates to an uptick in performance, whether you're diving into photo retouching, video editing, and other tasks. Plus, for the first time, MacBook Pro comes with hardware accelerated ray-tracing, which means the graphics featured in games, particularly reflections and shadows, should look more realistic. And they're splashed across the laptop's striking 3024 x 1964-pixel mini-LED display. Keep in mind that there are rumors that an updated Air, equipped with an M3 chip, is coming next year. If the Air's thin-and-light, fanless design is sufficient for your workflow, it may be worth the wait. However, if this Pro meets your needs as a creator, go for it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100%
90% Apple MacBook Pro M3 review: What else does one need?
Source: The Indian Express English
During the pandemic, I made a major shift and became a full-time Mac user. Before we were all confined to our homes, I used to switch between my MacBook Air for personal stuff and writing to the Windows workstation at the office for all official work. Stuck at home for close to two years, I did not have the second option and life became a lot simpler. In 2021, I made another shift, this time to the first MacBook Pro running on Apple silicon. And since then I have been using this device as my go-to computer. Now, maybe it is time to shift again, to the new 14-inch MacBook Pro powered by the M3 Apple silicon.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% M3 MacBook Pro 14-inch review: The majestic murderer
Source: Mashable English
No, the M3 14-inch MacBook Pro doesn't have any staggering upgrades per se, but according to our testing, it has a significant performance jump over the M2. This translates to an uptick in performance, whether you're diving into photo retouching, video editing, and other tasks. Plus, for the first time, MacBook Pro comes with hardware accelerated ray-tracing, which means the graphics featured in games, particularly reflections and shadows, should look more realistic. And they're splashed across the laptop's striking 3024 x 1964-pixel mini-LED display. Keep in mind that there are rumors that an updated Air, equipped with an M3 chip, is coming next year. If the Air's thin-and-light, fanless design is sufficient for your workflow, it may be worth the wait. However, if this Pro meets your needs as a creator, go for it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Pro, 2023) review: Awkward middle child?
Source: Tom's Guide English
The M3 Pro MacBook Pro is a great laptop for all intents and purposes — the M3 Pro is blazingly fast (especially in graphics), battery life is astounding, and you’re getting a better display alongside those stellar speakers in a rock solid aluminum design. But in the face of a new, lower cost 14-inch Pro with M3, it’s hard to justify who will actually benefit from this middle-of-the-road option in the face of saving $400.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/13/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Pro, 2023) review: Awkward middle child?
Source: Tom's Guide English
The M3 Pro MacBook Pro is a great laptop for all intents and purposes — the M3 Pro is blazingly fast (especially in graphics), battery life is astounding, and you’re getting a better display alongside those stellar speakers in a rock solid aluminum design. But in the face of a new, lower cost 14-inch Pro with M3, it’s hard to justify who will actually benefit from this middle-of-the-road option in the face of saving $400.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/13/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Pro, 2023) review: Awkward middle child?
Source: Tom's Guide English
The M3 Pro MacBook Pro is a great laptop for all intents and purposes — the M3 Pro is blazingly fast (especially in graphics), battery life is astounding, and you’re getting a better display alongside those stellar speakers in a rock solid aluminum design. But in the face of a new, lower cost 14-inch Pro with M3, it’s hard to justify who will actually benefit from this middle-of-the-road option in the face of saving $400.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/13/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 review: Pro performance but it is not for everyone
Source: India Today English
Now, onto the most important question of this review: Should the MacBook Pro 14 M3 be your next laptop? In the around-three weeks of review period, on its own, I found the MacBook Pro 14 M3 to be a pretty perfect laptop. It has a great display, excellent battery, and it can handle decently power-intensive tasks. For anyone willing to shell upwards of Rs 1,70,000, the MacBook Pro 14 M3 is definitely a good buy. But in its base variant, it is also a good buy only for people who require its pro screen and pro speakers. And who need a cooling fan — because they will be doing a lot of video and performance intensive work on it. Otherwise, and for more regular use, the MacBook Air 13 (or Air 15) with its sleeker and lighter design is a better option. The Air 15 even has a better battery life, and while it lacks the M3 (it comes with M2) for regular office use — say emailing, some coding, browsing and so on and so forth — you are unlikely to notice a difference.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 review: Pro performance but it is not for everyone
Source: India Today English
Now, onto the most important question of this review: Should the MacBook Pro 14 M3 be your next laptop? In the around-three weeks of review period, on its own, I found the MacBook Pro 14 M3 to be a pretty perfect laptop. It has a great display, excellent battery, and it can handle decently power-intensive tasks. For anyone willing to shell upwards of Rs 1,70,000, the MacBook Pro 14 M3 is definitely a good buy. But in its base variant, it is also a good buy only for people who require its pro screen and pro speakers. And who need a cooling fan — because they will be doing a lot of video and performance intensive work on it. Otherwise, and for more regular use, the MacBook Air 13 (or Air 15) with its sleeker and lighter design is a better option. The Air 15 even has a better battery life, and while it lacks the M3 (it comes with M2) for regular office use — say emailing, some coding, browsing and so on and so forth — you are unlikely to notice a difference.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3 review: Pro performance but it is not for everyone
Source: India Today English
Now, onto the most important question of this review: Should the MacBook Pro 14 M3 be your next laptop? In the around-three weeks of review period, on its own, I found the MacBook Pro 14 M3 to be a pretty perfect laptop. It has a great display, excellent battery, and it can handle decently power-intensive tasks. For anyone willing to shell upwards of Rs 1,70,000, the MacBook Pro 14 M3 is definitely a good buy. But in its base variant, it is also a good buy only for people who require its pro screen and pro speakers. And who need a cooling fan — because they will be doing a lot of video and performance intensive work on it. Otherwise, and for more regular use, the MacBook Air 13 (or Air 15) with its sleeker and lighter design is a better option. The Air 15 even has a better battery life, and while it lacks the M3 (it comes with M2) for regular office use — say emailing, some coding, browsing and so on and so forth — you are unlikely to notice a difference.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14in (M3, 2023) review: Marginal gains
Source: Expert Reviews English
If you’re going to buy a MacBook Pro 14in, my advice would be to stump up the extra cash and go for the M3 Pro or M3 Max versions – in Space Black – or to stick with the cheaper M2 MacBook Air, in either 13.6in or 15in sizes. The entry-level M3 MacBook Pro might fill a gap in the range where the 13in M2 MacBook Pro once existed but, although it is faster than the M2 MacBook Air machines, it doesn’t make as much sense from a performance-per-pound perspective as it perhaps should. Although its battery life is superior to competing Windows machines, it isn’t any better than other, cheaper machines in Apple’s laptop range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/07/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14in (M3, 2023) review: Marginal gains
Source: Expert Reviews English
If you’re going to buy a MacBook Pro 14in, my advice would be to stump up the extra cash and go for the M3 Pro or M3 Max versions – in Space Black – or to stick with the cheaper M2 MacBook Air, in either 13.6in or 15in sizes. The entry-level M3 MacBook Pro might fill a gap in the range where the 13in M2 MacBook Pro once existed but, although it is faster than the M2 MacBook Air machines, it doesn’t make as much sense from a performance-per-pound perspective as it perhaps should. Although its battery life is superior to competing Windows machines, it isn’t any better than other, cheaper machines in Apple’s laptop range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/07/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14in (M3, 2023) review: Marginal gains
Source: Expert Reviews English
If you’re going to buy a MacBook Pro 14in, my advice would be to stump up the extra cash and go for the M3 Pro or M3 Max versions – in Space Black – or to stick with the cheaper M2 MacBook Air, in either 13.6in or 15in sizes. The entry-level M3 MacBook Pro might fill a gap in the range where the 13in M2 MacBook Pro once existed but, although it is faster than the M2 MacBook Air machines, it doesn’t make as much sense from a performance-per-pound perspective as it perhaps should. Although its battery life is superior to competing Windows machines, it isn’t any better than other, cheaper machines in Apple’s laptop range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/07/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% M3 MacBook Pro 14-inch review: The majestic murderer
Source: Mashable English
No, the M3 14-inch MacBook Pro doesn't have any staggering upgrades per se, but according to our testing, it has a significant performance jump over the M2. This translates to an uptick in performance, whether you're diving into photo retouching, video editing, and other tasks. Plus, for the first time, MacBook Pro comes with hardware accelerated ray-tracing, which means the graphics featured in games, particularly reflections and shadows, should look more realistic. And they're splashed across the laptop's striking 3024 x 1964-pixel mini-LED display. Keep in mind that there are rumors that an updated Air, equipped with an M3 chip, is coming next year. If the Air's thin-and-light, fanless design is sufficient for your workflow, it may be worth the wait. However, if this Pro meets your needs as a creator, go for it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100%
90% M3 MacBook Pro 14-inch review: The majestic murderer
Source: Mashable English
No, the M3 14-inch MacBook Pro doesn't have any staggering upgrades per se, but according to our testing, it has a significant performance jump over the M2. This translates to an uptick in performance, whether you're diving into photo retouching, video editing, and other tasks. Plus, for the first time, MacBook Pro comes with hardware accelerated ray-tracing, which means the graphics featured in games, particularly reflections and shadows, should look more realistic. And they're splashed across the laptop's striking 3024 x 1964-pixel mini-LED display. Keep in mind that there are rumors that an updated Air, equipped with an M3 chip, is coming next year. If the Air's thin-and-light, fanless design is sufficient for your workflow, it may be worth the wait. However, if this Pro meets your needs as a creator, go for it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100%
90% M3 MacBook Pro 14-inch review: The majestic murderer
Source: Mashable English
No, the M3 14-inch MacBook Pro doesn't have any staggering upgrades per se, but according to our testing, it has a significant performance jump over the M2. This translates to an uptick in performance, whether you're diving into photo retouching, video editing, and other tasks. Plus, for the first time, MacBook Pro comes with hardware accelerated ray-tracing, which means the graphics featured in games, particularly reflections and shadows, should look more realistic. And they're splashed across the laptop's striking 3024 x 1964-pixel mini-LED display. Keep in mind that there are rumors that an updated Air, equipped with an M3 chip, is coming next year. If the Air's thin-and-light, fanless design is sufficient for your workflow, it may be worth the wait. However, if this Pro meets your needs as a creator, go for it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100%
8GB M3 14" MacBook 1 Month Review.. Apple’s Secret Plan
Source: Max Tech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2023
8GB M3 14" MacBook 1 Month Review.. Apple’s Secret Plan
Source: Max Tech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2023
8GB M3 14" MacBook 1 Month Review.. Apple’s Secret Plan
Source: Max Tech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2023
80% MacBook Pro 14 M3 (fin 2023) : un gain de performance notable par rapport au MacBook Pro Intel
Source: CNet English
Certains aspects des performances de la configuration sont liés à la mémoire. En d’autres termes, un manque de mémoire peut la freiner en raison de l’architecture unifiée. Apple a amélioré l’optimisation graphique pour ne pas sous-allouer ou sur-allouer les ressources du GPU, mais si vous n’avez que 8 Go de mémoire vive, le CPU et le GPU n’ont pas vraiment de marge de manœuvre pour se la partager lorsqu’ils sont sollicités de concert. Cela peut expliquer certaines des différences de performances inattendues entre le MacBook Pro 14 (16 Go) et l’iMac (48 Go), étant donné qu’ils ont le même processeur.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 14 M3 (fin 2023) : un gain de performance notable par rapport au MacBook Pro Intel
Source: CNet English
Certains aspects des performances de la configuration sont liés à la mémoire. En d’autres termes, un manque de mémoire peut la freiner en raison de l’architecture unifiée. Apple a amélioré l’optimisation graphique pour ne pas sous-allouer ou sur-allouer les ressources du GPU, mais si vous n’avez que 8 Go de mémoire vive, le CPU et le GPU n’ont pas vraiment de marge de manœuvre pour se la partager lorsqu’ils sont sollicités de concert. Cela peut expliquer certaines des différences de performances inattendues entre le MacBook Pro 14 (16 Go) et l’iMac (48 Go), étant donné qu’ils ont le même processeur.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 14 M3 (fin 2023) : un gain de performance notable par rapport au MacBook Pro Intel
Source: CNet English
Certains aspects des performances de la configuration sont liés à la mémoire. En d’autres termes, un manque de mémoire peut la freiner en raison de l’architecture unifiée. Apple a amélioré l’optimisation graphique pour ne pas sous-allouer ou sur-allouer les ressources du GPU, mais si vous n’avez que 8 Go de mémoire vive, le CPU et le GPU n’ont pas vraiment de marge de manœuvre pour se la partager lorsqu’ils sont sollicités de concert. Cela peut expliquer certaines des différences de performances inattendues entre le MacBook Pro 14 (16 Go) et l’iMac (48 Go), étant donné qu’ils ont le même processeur.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro (M3) review: Good intentions
Source: Hardware Zone English
I didn’t see this coming, but Apple has gone and announced its M3 family of chips and updated its lineup of 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pros. A corollary effect of all these announcements is that the 13-inch MacBook Pro (you know, the one with the Touch Bar) is no more. Instead, we now have a 14-inch MacBook Pro that comes with the base M3 chip. Is this now the best MacBook for most people in Apple’s MacBook lineup? How does it compare to the MacBook Air? How fast is the new M3 chip? And can I play Baldur's Gate 3 on it? The answers to all these questions and more are in this review.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/12/2023
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% performance: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro (M3) review: Good intentions
Source: Hardware Zone English
I didn’t see this coming, but Apple has gone and announced its M3 family of chips and updated its lineup of 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pros. A corollary effect of all these announcements is that the 13-inch MacBook Pro (you know, the one with the Touch Bar) is no more. Instead, we now have a 14-inch MacBook Pro that comes with the base M3 chip. Is this now the best MacBook for most people in Apple’s MacBook lineup? How does it compare to the MacBook Air? How fast is the new M3 chip? And can I play Baldur's Gate 3 on it? The answers to all these questions and more are in this review.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/12/2023
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% performance: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro (M3) review: Good intentions
Source: Hardware Zone English
I didn’t see this coming, but Apple has gone and announced its M3 family of chips and updated its lineup of 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pros. A corollary effect of all these announcements is that the 13-inch MacBook Pro (you know, the one with the Touch Bar) is no more. Instead, we now have a 14-inch MacBook Pro that comes with the base M3 chip. Is this now the best MacBook for most people in Apple’s MacBook lineup? How does it compare to the MacBook Air? How fast is the new M3 chip? And can I play Baldur's Gate 3 on it? The answers to all these questions and more are in this review.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/12/2023
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% performance: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
M3 MacBook Pro Teardown & Thermals - REALLY, Apple?!
Source: Max Tech English
Support, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2023
M3 vs M2 Pro 14" MacBook Pro - Don't Choose WRONG..!
Source: Max Tech English
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2023
Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch review (2023): An M3 chip for every situation
Source: Engadget English
Apple's confusing laptop family finally makes sense this year. The long-rumored 15-inch MacBook Air arrived months ago, and the company surprised us by delivering two MacBook Pro revisions in less than 12 months. While I appreciated the speed bump that the M2 Pro models brought, the new M3-equipped MacBook Pro 14- and 16-inch are a clearer sign of where Apple is headed. The company has killed off the long-suffering 13-inch MacBook Pro, which was cursed with a Touch Bar and an aging design. Now, its Pro machines are truly geared towards professionals, while the Air models are meant for everyone else.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2023
M3 MacBook Pro Teardown & Thermals - REALLY, Apple?!
Source: Max Tech English
Support, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2023
M3 vs M2 Pro 14" MacBook Pro - Don't Choose WRONG..!
Source: Max Tech English
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2023
Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch review (2023): An M3 chip for every situation
Source: Engadget English
Apple's confusing laptop family finally makes sense this year. The long-rumored 15-inch MacBook Air arrived months ago, and the company surprised us by delivering two MacBook Pro revisions in less than 12 months. While I appreciated the speed bump that the M2 Pro models brought, the new M3-equipped MacBook Pro 14- and 16-inch are a clearer sign of where Apple is headed. The company has killed off the long-suffering 13-inch MacBook Pro, which was cursed with a Touch Bar and an aging design. Now, its Pro machines are truly geared towards professionals, while the Air models are meant for everyone else.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2023
M3 MacBook Pro Teardown & Thermals - REALLY, Apple?!
Source: Max Tech English
Support, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2023
M3 vs M2 Pro 14" MacBook Pro - Don't Choose WRONG..!
Source: Max Tech English
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2023
Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch review (2023): An M3 chip for every situation
Source: Engadget English
Apple's confusing laptop family finally makes sense this year. The long-rumored 15-inch MacBook Air arrived months ago, and the company surprised us by delivering two MacBook Pro revisions in less than 12 months. While I appreciated the speed bump that the M2 Pro models brought, the new M3-equipped MacBook Pro 14- and 16-inch are a clearer sign of where Apple is headed. The company has killed off the long-suffering 13-inch MacBook Pro, which was cursed with a Touch Bar and an aging design. Now, its Pro machines are truly geared towards professionals, while the Air models are meant for everyone else.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2023
90% MacBook Pro 14 (M3, 2023) review: Best in class
Source: Laptop Mag English
It’s hard to look for flaws in a notebook that’s consistently rated 4.5 stars, especially when not much has changed. The design, while a bit staid, is still beautiful, the display is bright and colorful, even the speakers and keyboard are great. In fact, the MacBook Pro 14 has only gotten better with the addition of Apple’s new M3 chip, which delivers better overall and gaming performance than its predecessor with even longer battery life. And while consumers faithful to the discontinued MacBook Pro 13 are going to gnash their teeth about having to fork out an additional $300 for the $1,599 MacBook Pro. It’s simply the best all-round MacBook Pro on the market that can do everything well without breaking the bank hands down.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023) review: entry-level enigma
Source: The Verge English
Overall, Apple made the right move consolidating and getting rid of the 13-inch Pro. That extra inch of screen is great, everything works beautifully, and the return of physical function keys on the entry-level MacBook Pro is chef’s kiss. I just wish you got more for the starting price — $1,599 is too much for 8GB of RAM, and just because you can’t use two external displays with an M3 chip doesn’t mean you couldn’t make the most out of three Thunderbolt ports. It’s hard to tell who Apple imagines using this entry-level MacBook Pro. It seems to have a clearer idea of the serious Pros and the hordes of casual users. But the line between an Air and an entry-level Pro is blurrier than ever. I consider myself smack dab in the heavy Air user / light Pro user category. I spent a lot of time hopping between them while writing this review, running numbers while sifting through various configurations. It just turned me into the confused math lady meme. Gripes aside, I’ve been very happy using this as my daily driver for the past week.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
M3 MacBook Pro 14 / 16 Review - MAXimum Performance!
Source: Matthew Moniz English
Review of the MacBook Pro 16 with M3 Max, MacBook Pro 14 with M3 and iMac with M3. The M3 Max sees the biggest jump in performance with some pretty impressive results! Hopefully this helps you pick the right MacBook.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Apple MacBook Pro 16 and 14-inch M3 Series Review
Source: CNet English
The new M3 series versions of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro have landed, and it hasn’t even been a full year since the M2 series model of the MacBook Pro 16 was released.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
M3 MacBook Pro Review - Space Black
Source: Dave 2D English
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/06/2023
I got the CHEAPEST M3 MacBook Pro! Worth it?
Source: Emkwan Reviews English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14-Inch (2023, M3) Review
Source: PC Mag English
By bringing base-level M3 processing to the 2023 14-inch MacBook Pro, Apple has rebuilt the bridge between its Air and Pro lines that the 13-inch model represented. This is exciting news if you fit that niche, but it doesn't make for Editors' Choice honors—that credit goes to the M3 Pro version. Intel and Nvidia have undeniably made remarkable gains to challenge Apple's leading laptops, but the new entry-level MacBook Pro can not only ace most creative tasks but run honest-to-goodness games on its superb screen. If you want more power than the MacBook Air provides, this is the MacBook to buy. Just know that workstation-class customers should look elsewhere in the MacBook Pro line, not to mention the Windows world.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3, 2023) review: The best MacBook Pro for the money
Source: Tom's Guide English
The MacBook Pro 14-inch with M3 chip delivers blistering performance and an even brighter display along with surprisingly robust graphics and super-long battery life. And at $1,599, it’s relatively affordable. However, Windows systems in this price range are better for gaming, and you get one less port than the pricier M3 Pro MacBook.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14 (M3, 2023) review: Best in class
Source: Laptop Mag English
It’s hard to look for flaws in a notebook that’s consistently rated 4.5 stars, especially when not much has changed. The design, while a bit staid, is still beautiful, the display is bright and colorful, even the speakers and keyboard are great. In fact, the MacBook Pro 14 has only gotten better with the addition of Apple’s new M3 chip, which delivers better overall and gaming performance than its predecessor with even longer battery life. And while consumers faithful to the discontinued MacBook Pro 13 are going to gnash their teeth about having to fork out an additional $300 for the $1,599 MacBook Pro. It’s simply the best all-round MacBook Pro on the market that can do everything well without breaking the bank hands down.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023) review: entry-level enigma
Source: The Verge English
Overall, Apple made the right move consolidating and getting rid of the 13-inch Pro. That extra inch of screen is great, everything works beautifully, and the return of physical function keys on the entry-level MacBook Pro is chef’s kiss. I just wish you got more for the starting price — $1,599 is too much for 8GB of RAM, and just because you can’t use two external displays with an M3 chip doesn’t mean you couldn’t make the most out of three Thunderbolt ports. It’s hard to tell who Apple imagines using this entry-level MacBook Pro. It seems to have a clearer idea of the serious Pros and the hordes of casual users. But the line between an Air and an entry-level Pro is blurrier than ever. I consider myself smack dab in the heavy Air user / light Pro user category. I spent a lot of time hopping between them while writing this review, running numbers while sifting through various configurations. It just turned me into the confused math lady meme. Gripes aside, I’ve been very happy using this as my daily driver for the past week.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
M3 MacBook Pro 14 / 16 Review - MAXimum Performance!
Source: Matthew Moniz English
Review of the MacBook Pro 16 with M3 Max, MacBook Pro 14 with M3 and iMac with M3. The M3 Max sees the biggest jump in performance with some pretty impressive results! Hopefully this helps you pick the right MacBook.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Apple MacBook Pro 16 and 14-inch M3 Series Review
Source: CNet English
The new M3 series versions of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro have landed, and it hasn’t even been a full year since the M2 series model of the MacBook Pro 16 was released.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
M3 MacBook Pro Review - Space Black
Source: Dave 2D English
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/06/2023
I got the CHEAPEST M3 MacBook Pro! Worth it?
Source: Emkwan Reviews English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14-Inch (2023, M3) Review
Source: PC Mag English
By bringing base-level M3 processing to the 2023 14-inch MacBook Pro, Apple has rebuilt the bridge between its Air and Pro lines that the 13-inch model represented. This is exciting news if you fit that niche, but it doesn't make for Editors' Choice honors—that credit goes to the M3 Pro version. Intel and Nvidia have undeniably made remarkable gains to challenge Apple's leading laptops, but the new entry-level MacBook Pro can not only ace most creative tasks but run honest-to-goodness games on its superb screen. If you want more power than the MacBook Air provides, this is the MacBook to buy. Just know that workstation-class customers should look elsewhere in the MacBook Pro line, not to mention the Windows world.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3, 2023) review: The best MacBook Pro for the money
Source: Tom's Guide English
The MacBook Pro 14-inch with M3 chip delivers blistering performance and an even brighter display along with surprisingly robust graphics and super-long battery life. And at $1,599, it’s relatively affordable. However, Windows systems in this price range are better for gaming, and you get one less port than the pricier M3 Pro MacBook.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14 (M3, 2023) review: Best in class
Source: Laptop Mag English
It’s hard to look for flaws in a notebook that’s consistently rated 4.5 stars, especially when not much has changed. The design, while a bit staid, is still beautiful, the display is bright and colorful, even the speakers and keyboard are great. In fact, the MacBook Pro 14 has only gotten better with the addition of Apple’s new M3 chip, which delivers better overall and gaming performance than its predecessor with even longer battery life. And while consumers faithful to the discontinued MacBook Pro 13 are going to gnash their teeth about having to fork out an additional $300 for the $1,599 MacBook Pro. It’s simply the best all-round MacBook Pro on the market that can do everything well without breaking the bank hands down.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023) review: entry-level enigma
Source: The Verge English
Overall, Apple made the right move consolidating and getting rid of the 13-inch Pro. That extra inch of screen is great, everything works beautifully, and the return of physical function keys on the entry-level MacBook Pro is chef’s kiss. I just wish you got more for the starting price — $1,599 is too much for 8GB of RAM, and just because you can’t use two external displays with an M3 chip doesn’t mean you couldn’t make the most out of three Thunderbolt ports. It’s hard to tell who Apple imagines using this entry-level MacBook Pro. It seems to have a clearer idea of the serious Pros and the hordes of casual users. But the line between an Air and an entry-level Pro is blurrier than ever. I consider myself smack dab in the heavy Air user / light Pro user category. I spent a lot of time hopping between them while writing this review, running numbers while sifting through various configurations. It just turned me into the confused math lady meme. Gripes aside, I’ve been very happy using this as my daily driver for the past week.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
M3 MacBook Pro 14 / 16 Review - MAXimum Performance!
Source: Matthew Moniz English
Review of the MacBook Pro 16 with M3 Max, MacBook Pro 14 with M3 and iMac with M3. The M3 Max sees the biggest jump in performance with some pretty impressive results! Hopefully this helps you pick the right MacBook.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Apple MacBook Pro 16 and 14-inch M3 Series Review
Source: CNet English
The new M3 series versions of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro have landed, and it hasn’t even been a full year since the M2 series model of the MacBook Pro 16 was released.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
M3 MacBook Pro Review - Space Black
Source: Dave 2D English
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/06/2023
I got the CHEAPEST M3 MacBook Pro! Worth it?
Source: Emkwan Reviews English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14-Inch (2023, M3) Review
Source: PC Mag English
By bringing base-level M3 processing to the 2023 14-inch MacBook Pro, Apple has rebuilt the bridge between its Air and Pro lines that the 13-inch model represented. This is exciting news if you fit that niche, but it doesn't make for Editors' Choice honors—that credit goes to the M3 Pro version. Intel and Nvidia have undeniably made remarkable gains to challenge Apple's leading laptops, but the new entry-level MacBook Pro can not only ace most creative tasks but run honest-to-goodness games on its superb screen. If you want more power than the MacBook Air provides, this is the MacBook to buy. Just know that workstation-class customers should look elsewhere in the MacBook Pro line, not to mention the Windows world.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3, 2023) review: The best MacBook Pro for the money
Source: Tom's Guide English
The MacBook Pro 14-inch with M3 chip delivers blistering performance and an even brighter display along with surprisingly robust graphics and super-long battery life. And at $1,599, it’s relatively affordable. However, Windows systems in this price range are better for gaming, and you get one less port than the pricier M3 Pro MacBook.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
NEW M3/Pro/Max MacBook Pros: What Apple DIDN'T Tell You!
Source: Max Tech English
Apple Released the New M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max equipped 14" & 16" MacBook Pro's as well as 2023 24' iMac but there are many things they didn't mention!
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2023
NEW M3/Pro/Max MacBook Pros: What Apple DIDN'T Tell You!
Source: Max Tech English
Apple Released the New M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max equipped 14" & 16" MacBook Pro's as well as 2023 24' iMac but there are many things they didn't mention!
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2023
NEW M3/Pro/Max MacBook Pros: What Apple DIDN'T Tell You!
Source: Max Tech English
Apple Released the New M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max equipped 14" & 16" MacBook Pro's as well as 2023 24' iMac but there are many things they didn't mention!
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2023

Foreign Reviews

93% Apple MacBook Pro 14 Zoll M3: Test des Profi-Laptops
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2023
Rating: Total score: 93%
93% Apple MacBook Pro 14 Zoll M3: Test des Profi-Laptops
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2023
Rating: Total score: 93%
93% Apple MacBook Pro 14 Zoll M3: Test des Profi-Laptops
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2023
Rating: Total score: 93%
Top Performance, frecher Preis
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/18/2023
Top Performance, frecher Preis
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/18/2023
Top Performance, frecher Preis
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/18/2023
90% MacBook Pro 14 (2023) con chip M3, análisis y opinión: uno de los mejores portátiles de Apple, pero la mejora de rendimiento es una incógnita
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14 (2023) con chip M3, análisis y opinión: uno de los mejores portátiles de Apple, pero la mejora de rendimiento es una incógnita
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14 (2023) con chip M3, análisis y opinión: uno de los mejores portátiles de Apple, pero la mejora de rendimiento es una incógnita
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Review Apple MacBook Pro 14 inch (M3, eind 2023) - Tussen consument en professional
Source: Bright.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/03/2024
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Review Apple MacBook Pro 14 inch (M3, eind 2023) - Tussen consument en professional
Source: Bright.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/03/2024
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Review Apple MacBook Pro 14 inch (M3, eind 2023) - Tussen consument en professional
Source: Bright.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/03/2024
Rating: Total score: 85%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 14 (M3)
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2024
Rating: Total score: 100% performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 14 (M3)
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2024
Rating: Total score: 100% performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 14 (M3)
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2024
Rating: Total score: 100% performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
80% Recenzja MacBooka Pro 14” z Apple M3. Bardzo dobry, ale z kilkoma brakami
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/25/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Recenzja MacBooka Pro 14” z Apple M3. Bardzo dobry, ale z kilkoma brakami
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/25/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Recenzja MacBooka Pro 14” z Apple M3. Bardzo dobry, ale z kilkoma brakami
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/25/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Обзор Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3: урезанный MacBook за 70 тысяч гривен
Source: ITC UA RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Обзор Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3: урезанный MacBook за 70 тысяч гривен
Source: ITC UA RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Обзор Apple MacBook Pro 14 M3: урезанный MacBook за 70 тысяч гривен
Source: ITC UA RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
93% Recenze Macbook Pro (M3, 2023): vyplatí se?
Source: Smartmania.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2023
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 96% features: 93% mobility: 87% workmanship: 95%
93% Recenze Macbook Pro (M3, 2023): vyplatí se?
Source: Smartmania.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2023
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 96% features: 93% mobility: 87% workmanship: 95%
93% Recenze Macbook Pro (M3, 2023): vyplatí se?
Source: Smartmania.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2023
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 96% features: 93% mobility: 87% workmanship: 95%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Max

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 MaxNotebook: Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Max
Processor: Apple Apple M3 Apple M3 Max 16-Core
Graphics Adapter: Apple M3 Max 40-Core GPU
Display: 14.20 inch, 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixels
Weight: 1.611kg
Price: 5264 euro
Links: Apple homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 92.44% - very good

Average of 32 scores (from 48 reviews)

 

Reviews

92.8% Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Max Review - The fastest CPU in a 14-inch laptop | Notebookcheck
Apple puts its new high-end chip M3 Max into the compact MacBook Pro 14 and the result is the fastest 14-inch laptop you can buy in terms of CPU performance. However, this is also a big challenge for the cooling and the performance is not completely stable.
90% Apple MacBook Pro M3 Max review: delivering the goods
Source: Digital Trends English
Now, obviously, I only have access to performance numbers for the M3 Max. And in the unit I’m seeing, performance is pretty killer. If you’re for that top-end model, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. The M3 Pro and M3 configurations, however, are a different story. We already know for sure that the M3 Pro has both reduced memory bandwidth and fewer performance cores than the M2 Pro. That certainly doesn’t sound good. But until performance is tested firsthand though, we won’t know for sure how those will affect overall performance. All I know is that the M3 Max model is a huge jump over the M2 Max in terms of GPU performance. That won’t make it a must-buy for everyone coming from earlier models (especially if you can get the M2 Max for cheap), but I’m happy to see Apple continue to push the envelope on these high-end machines.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/30/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro M3 Max review: delivering the goods
Source: Digital Trends English
Now, obviously, I only have access to performance numbers for the M3 Max. And in the unit I’m seeing, performance is pretty killer. If you’re for that top-end model, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. The M3 Pro and M3 configurations, however, are a different story. We already know for sure that the M3 Pro has both reduced memory bandwidth and fewer performance cores than the M2 Pro. That certainly doesn’t sound good. But until performance is tested firsthand though, we won’t know for sure how those will affect overall performance. All I know is that the M3 Max model is a huge jump over the M2 Max in terms of GPU performance. That won’t make it a must-buy for everyone coming from earlier models (especially if you can get the M2 Max for cheap), but I’m happy to see Apple continue to push the envelope on these high-end machines.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/30/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14-inch with M3 Max Review: The $6,899 MacBook to Rule Them All
Source: Nextpit EN English
What's there left to say in the end, apart from "Beautiful. Insane.", as Apple itself calls the current MacBook Pro generation? "Beautiful." The MacBook Pro certainly is that, and it's simply wonderful to work with in everyday life. However, if this everyday life doesn't constantly consist of 8K videos and rendering projects that have to be completed on the go, then it's "insane" to spend so much money on the insane performance. Unless, of course, you simply love technology and want to purr along with that "I could if I wanted to" feeling of high-powered cars. For everyone else, the lower-powered M3 and M3 Pro models from $1,599 make much more sense. For those models, you will also get brute computing power, the same great chassis including the touchpad and keyboard as well as the famous display without running the risk of being bankrupt.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/24/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14-inch with M3 Max Review: The $6,899 MacBook to Rule Them All
Source: Nextpit EN English
What's there left to say in the end, apart from "Beautiful. Insane.", as Apple itself calls the current MacBook Pro generation? "Beautiful." The MacBook Pro certainly is that, and it's simply wonderful to work with in everyday life. However, if this everyday life doesn't constantly consist of 8K videos and rendering projects that have to be completed on the go, then it's "insane" to spend so much money on the insane performance. Unless, of course, you simply love technology and want to purr along with that "I could if I wanted to" feeling of high-powered cars. For everyone else, the lower-powered M3 and M3 Pro models from $1,599 make much more sense. For those models, you will also get brute computing power, the same great chassis including the touchpad and keyboard as well as the famous display without running the risk of being bankrupt.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/24/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14-Inch (M3 Max) Review: Superpowered!
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The all-new MacBook Pro has everything that a power user would need for everyday tasks — a high-end desktop-grade performance, outstanding battery life, a best-in-class display in this size, and, to top it off, solid looks. The sheer raw power that M3 Max features makes it ideal for AI developers, 3D artists, gamers, and video content professionals. Anyone not falling in that category can either go M3 Pro if they have the budget or choose an M3 — if the everyday tasks don't require intensive workflows. During the review, we realised that the MacBook Pro with M3 Max is great for working with demanding content across a variety of workflows, such as making intricate 3D models and SketchUp faster than before. The bottom line is if you're looking for a laptop with multitasking, minor video edits, and casual gaming as the top priority, then the M3 chip-powered MacBook Pro with 8GB unified memory should be good, and it starts at Rs. 1,69,900.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 14-Inch (M3 Max) Review: Superpowered!
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The all-new MacBook Pro has everything that a power user would need for everyday tasks — a high-end desktop-grade performance, outstanding battery life, a best-in-class display in this size, and, to top it off, solid looks. The sheer raw power that M3 Max features makes it ideal for AI developers, 3D artists, gamers, and video content professionals. Anyone not falling in that category can either go M3 Pro if they have the budget or choose an M3 — if the everyday tasks don't require intensive workflows. During the review, we realised that the MacBook Pro with M3 Max is great for working with demanding content across a variety of workflows, such as making intricate 3D models and SketchUp faster than before. The bottom line is if you're looking for a laptop with multitasking, minor video edits, and casual gaming as the top priority, then the M3 chip-powered MacBook Pro with 8GB unified memory should be good, and it starts at Rs. 1,69,900.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
100% Apple MacBook Pro M3 review: beloved laptop is back in black
Source: The Guardian English
There are more options than ever for Apple’s longstanding Pro laptop this year. The lower starting price is most welcome, although it is still not cheap at £1,699 and comes with a chip that while tremendously fast, may not be powerful enough for professional work and only 8GB of memory. That makes the base model difficult to recommend over the excellent MacBook Air for Apple users. Not so for the M3 Pro and Max models, which are yet again a remarkable combination of power and efficiency that no other manufacturer can touch. Here Apple continues to go from strength to strength. The 14in size remains the sweet spot in laptops, which is helped by a stunning screen, best-in-class trackpad and keyboard, and a solid selection of ports. It’s not cheap but if you don’t specifically need Windows 11, it is one of the very best working laptops you can buy. And it looks pretty great in black.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro M3 review: beloved laptop is back in black
Source: The Guardian English
There are more options than ever for Apple’s longstanding Pro laptop this year. The lower starting price is most welcome, although it is still not cheap at £1,699 and comes with a chip that while tremendously fast, may not be powerful enough for professional work and only 8GB of memory. That makes the base model difficult to recommend over the excellent MacBook Air for Apple users. Not so for the M3 Pro and Max models, which are yet again a remarkable combination of power and efficiency that no other manufacturer can touch. Here Apple continues to go from strength to strength. The 14in size remains the sweet spot in laptops, which is helped by a stunning screen, best-in-class trackpad and keyboard, and a solid selection of ports. It’s not cheap but if you don’t specifically need Windows 11, it is one of the very best working laptops you can buy. And it looks pretty great in black.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro review (14in with M3 Max, 2023): back in black
Source: Stuff TV English
If someone took a Mac Pro and ran it over with a steamroller, it wouldn’t work. Obviously. But the MacBook Pro with M3 Max does feel a lot like a flat Mac Pro you can sling in a bag. For anyone considering upgrading from a powerful Intel unit, they’ll be floored by the improvements in raw power – and also by other features, such as the display and design. That decision is less clear cut when upgrading from Apple Silicon machines. Even with an M1 Max, you can probably wait another year, unless you’ve deep pockets and/or a never-ending desire for the latest and greatest kit. And if you’re still unsure whether this is the Mac for you, ask yourself if you need all that power – or just want to show off. If not, an M3 Pro or even an M3 might be enough. But if so, this is the best Apple has to offer in a portable form factor – and even gives the company’s most powerful desktops a run for their money.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2023
Rating: Total score: 100%
I ordered the MAXED out M3 Max Macbook Pro (and why you probably shouldn’t)!
Source: Patrick Rambles English
Which M3 Macbook Pro should you get? I invested in a Maxed out M3 Max Macbook pro but is that right for you? Is the M3 Pro Macbook Pro really that bad? And is the base model M3 Macbook Pro enough? Let's talk!
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2023
100% Apple MacBook Pro review (14in with M3 Max, 2023): back in black
Source: Stuff TV English
If someone took a Mac Pro and ran it over with a steamroller, it wouldn’t work. Obviously. But the MacBook Pro with M3 Max does feel a lot like a flat Mac Pro you can sling in a bag. For anyone considering upgrading from a powerful Intel unit, they’ll be floored by the improvements in raw power – and also by other features, such as the display and design. That decision is less clear cut when upgrading from Apple Silicon machines. Even with an M1 Max, you can probably wait another year, unless you’ve deep pockets and/or a never-ending desire for the latest and greatest kit. And if you’re still unsure whether this is the Mac for you, ask yourself if you need all that power – or just want to show off. If not, an M3 Pro or even an M3 might be enough. But if so, this is the best Apple has to offer in a portable form factor – and even gives the company’s most powerful desktops a run for their money.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2023
Rating: Total score: 100%
I ordered the MAXED out M3 Max Macbook Pro (and why you probably shouldn’t)!
Source: Patrick Rambles English
Which M3 Macbook Pro should you get? I invested in a Maxed out M3 Max Macbook pro but is that right for you? Is the M3 Pro Macbook Pro really that bad? And is the base model M3 Macbook Pro enough? Let's talk!
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2023
100% MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Max, 2023) review: taking it to the max
Source: T3 English
If you don't immediately fall in love with the new Space Black finish then it doesn't even matter – because Apple's 14-inch MacBook Pro M3 is such a powerful and accomplished machine that you'll be simply engulfed by its peerless capability. In M3 Max configuration this is a desktop PC but in laptop form. Plus, with the 13-inch MacBook Pro now dead and buried, a 15-inch MacBook Air for more casual use-cases, the MacBook Pro has rightfully earned its place and is at the top of its game.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Max, 2023) review: taking it to the max
Source: T3 English
If you don't immediately fall in love with the new Space Black finish then it doesn't even matter – because Apple's 14-inch MacBook Pro M3 is such a powerful and accomplished machine that you'll be simply engulfed by its peerless capability. In M3 Max configuration this is a desktop PC but in laptop form. Plus, with the 13-inch MacBook Pro now dead and buried, a 15-inch MacBook Air for more casual use-cases, the MacBook Pro has rightfully earned its place and is at the top of its game.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 100%
M3 Max MacBook Pro 14 & 16 Review - OVERKILL!?
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
90% Apple MacBook Pro M3 Max review: Delivering the goods
Source: Digital Trends English
Now, obviously, I only have access to performance numbers for the M3 Max. And in the unit I’m seeing, performance is pretty killer. If you’re for that top-end model, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. The M3 Pro and M3 configurations, however, are a different story. We already know for sure that the M3 Pro has both reduced memory bandwidth and fewer performance cores than the M2 Pro. That certainly doesn’t sound good. But until performance is tested firsthand though, we won’t know for sure how those will affect overall performance. All I know is that the M3 Max model is a huge jump over the M2 Max in terms of GPU performance. That won’t make it a must-buy for everyone coming from earlier models (especially if you’re able to get the M2 Max for cheap), but I’m happy to see Apple continue to push the envelope on these high-end machines.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro (M3 Max) review: A desktop-class laptop for an AI-powered age
Source: Zdnet.com English
From the upgraded graphics power to the ability to run at full speed when unplugged to the excellent 120Hz display that goes up 1,600 nits of brightness to the new Space Black color option, the MacBook Pro (M3 Max) and the other laptops in the new lineup have delivered more breakthrough speed and power to professionals who need the highest levels of performance to build the next-generation of AI and AR/VR experiences. Artists, designers, animators, multimedia editors, engineers, developers, researchers, and other creative professionals will no doubt put these machines to excellent use and push them to the limits. For everyone else, the M2 MacBook Air now looks even more pro, more portable, and more affordable than ever.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch review (2023): An M3 chip for every situation
Source: Engadget English
If you want to see how wild Apple’s prices can get, just look at the 16-inch MacBook Pro I received, which clocks in at $7,199 with the full-powered M3 Max (16-core CPU, 40-core GPU) 128GB of RAM and that 8TB SSD. It's not something an average consumer would buy — but it would definitely be useful for Disney to have a pile of them on-hand to help editors and VFX artists pump out the latest Marvel show. Funny enough, my advice today echoes what I said last year: Don't buy the cheapest model. Beyond that, it's hard to go wrong. The M3 chips are incredibly efficient and powerful. And Apple's MacBook Pro design remains as elegant as ever. Just try to save up for at least 16GB of RAM.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
98% Test: Macbook Pro 14 med M3 Max är riktigt snabb
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Ja, den är dyr, men sataniminabrallor vilken dator det är! Apples nya SoC (system on chip) M3 Max är vrålsnabbt och fortfarande energisnålast i klassen. Det finns ingen dator bortsett från Apples som har lika höga prestanda med lika snål energiförbrukning. Och den nya svarta färgen förvandlar Macbook Pro från att ha varit en stilig dator till en sexig sådan.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 98%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch M3 Max (2023) review: the Mac gaming rig is here
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Max, 2023) is dark (if you opt for the new Space Black finish), brooding, powerful, and has the raw power and performance to excite professionals and gamers, alike – this is a MacBook Pro that finally and proudly declares, "I'm a gaming laptop, and what of it?" It also has the design and light weight to appeal to students and creators who demand portable power and are willing to pay for it. If you want the fastest laptop Apple has ever produced, and one that rivals the speed of any Windows system, look no further.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
M3 Max MacBook Pro 14 & 16 Review - OVERKILL!?
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
90% Apple MacBook Pro M3 Max review: Delivering the goods
Source: Digital Trends English
Now, obviously, I only have access to performance numbers for the M3 Max. And in the unit I’m seeing, performance is pretty killer. If you’re for that top-end model, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. The M3 Pro and M3 configurations, however, are a different story. We already know for sure that the M3 Pro has both reduced memory bandwidth and fewer performance cores than the M2 Pro. That certainly doesn’t sound good. But until performance is tested firsthand though, we won’t know for sure how those will affect overall performance. All I know is that the M3 Max model is a huge jump over the M2 Max in terms of GPU performance. That won’t make it a must-buy for everyone coming from earlier models (especially if you’re able to get the M2 Max for cheap), but I’m happy to see Apple continue to push the envelope on these high-end machines.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro (M3 Max) review: A desktop-class laptop for an AI-powered age
Source: Zdnet.com English
From the upgraded graphics power to the ability to run at full speed when unplugged to the excellent 120Hz display that goes up 1,600 nits of brightness to the new Space Black color option, the MacBook Pro (M3 Max) and the other laptops in the new lineup have delivered more breakthrough speed and power to professionals who need the highest levels of performance to build the next-generation of AI and AR/VR experiences. Artists, designers, animators, multimedia editors, engineers, developers, researchers, and other creative professionals will no doubt put these machines to excellent use and push them to the limits. For everyone else, the M2 MacBook Air now looks even more pro, more portable, and more affordable than ever.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch review (2023): An M3 chip for every situation
Source: Engadget English
If you want to see how wild Apple’s prices can get, just look at the 16-inch MacBook Pro I received, which clocks in at $7,199 with the full-powered M3 Max (16-core CPU, 40-core GPU) 128GB of RAM and that 8TB SSD. It's not something an average consumer would buy — but it would definitely be useful for Disney to have a pile of them on-hand to help editors and VFX artists pump out the latest Marvel show. Funny enough, my advice today echoes what I said last year: Don't buy the cheapest model. Beyond that, it's hard to go wrong. The M3 chips are incredibly efficient and powerful. And Apple's MacBook Pro design remains as elegant as ever. Just try to save up for at least 16GB of RAM.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
98% Test: Macbook Pro 14 med M3 Max är riktigt snabb
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Ja, den är dyr, men sataniminabrallor vilken dator det är! Apples nya SoC (system on chip) M3 Max är vrålsnabbt och fortfarande energisnålast i klassen. Det finns ingen dator bortsett från Apples som har lika höga prestanda med lika snål energiförbrukning. Och den nya svarta färgen förvandlar Macbook Pro från att ha varit en stilig dator till en sexig sådan.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 98%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch M3 Max (2023) review: the Mac gaming rig is here
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 14-inch (M3 Max, 2023) is dark (if you opt for the new Space Black finish), brooding, powerful, and has the raw power and performance to excite professionals and gamers, alike – this is a MacBook Pro that finally and proudly declares, "I'm a gaming laptop, and what of it?" It also has the design and light weight to appeal to students and creators who demand portable power and are willing to pay for it. If you want the fastest laptop Apple has ever produced, and one that rivals the speed of any Windows system, look no further.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
My M3 MacBook Pro 14 & 16 Impressions... Watch Before You Buy!
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2023
My M3 MacBook Pro 14 & 16 Impressions... Watch Before You Buy!
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2023
The Most Expensive 14” Laptop! - Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023) Review
Source: Jarrod'sTech English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/17/2023
The Most Expensive 14” Laptop! - Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023) Review
Source: Jarrod'sTech English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/17/2023

Foreign Reviews

85% Apple Macbook Pro M3 Max (14-Inch) Review – Once You Go Black
Source: [link]
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/01/2024
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 60% performance: 91% mobility: 89% workmanship: 90%
85% Apple Macbook Pro M3 Max (14-Inch) Review – Once You Go Black
Source: [link]
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/01/2024
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 60% performance: 91% mobility: 89% workmanship: 90%
90% das Ultra-MacBook für 6.000 Euro
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% das Ultra-MacBook für 6.000 Euro
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple macht ein sehr gutes Notebook noch besser
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2023
Apple macht ein sehr gutes Notebook noch besser
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2023
93% Bringt das schwarze Gehäuse zum Glühen!
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2023
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 100% features: 80% display: 90% ergonomy: 90%
93% Bringt das schwarze Gehäuse zum Glühen!
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2023
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 100% features: 80% display: 90% ergonomy: 90%
MacBook Pro M3 Pro/Max, análisis: desafiando la realidad
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; premium design; impressive display; very long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
MacBook Pro M3 Pro/Max, análisis: desafiando la realidad
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; premium design; impressive display; very long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
83% MacBook Pro 14 M3 Max recensione: mai così tanta potenza su un computer portatile
Source: Corriere Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/12/2023
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
83% MacBook Pro 14 M3 Max recensione: mai così tanta potenza su un computer portatile
Source: Corriere Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/12/2023
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Recensione MacBook Pro M3 Max confronto con M3 e M2 Max
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent display; great speakers; powerful processor; high performance; long battery life.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/06/2023
Recensione MacBook Pro M3 Max confronto con M3 e M2 Max
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent display; great speakers; powerful processor; high performance; long battery life.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/06/2023
90% Test du MacBook Pro 14" M3 Max: Le meilleur ordinateur compact du monde
Source: Nextpit France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Test du MacBook Pro 14" M3 Max: Le meilleur ordinateur compact du monde
Source: Nextpit France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 14 (M3 Max)
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 100% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 14 (M3 Max)
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 100% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 ProNotebook: Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro
Processor: Apple Apple M3 Apple M3 Pro 11-Core
Graphics Adapter: Apple M3 Pro 14-Core GPU
Display: 14.20 inch, 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 2499 euro
Links: Apple homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 90.17% - very good

Average of 12 scores (from 26 reviews)

 

Reviews

93.2% Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro review - Improved runtimes and better performance | Notebookcheck
Apple has released the MacBook Pro 14 with a slimmed-down M3 Pro SoC and compared to its M2 predecessor, it costs about US$100 more. In turn, you get more CPU performance, a brighter display in SDR use and considerably longer runtimes.
Apple M3 Max MacBook Pro - A Long Term User Review
Source: Hardware Canucks English
The Apple M3 Max version of the MacBook Pro is supposed to be the best laptop in 2024 for creators and other demanding users. But in this long term review I used it for over 4 months as my only laptop and came to some interesting conclusions about the MacBook Pro battery life, keyboard, temperatures, performance and noise. And what will happen when the MacBook Pro M4 is released?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/10/2024
Apple M3 Max MacBook Pro - A Long Term User Review
Source: Hardware Canucks English
The Apple M3 Max version of the MacBook Pro is supposed to be the best laptop in 2024 for creators and other demanding users. But in this long term review I used it for over 4 months as my only laptop and came to some interesting conclusions about the MacBook Pro battery life, keyboard, temperatures, performance and noise. And what will happen when the MacBook Pro M4 is released?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/10/2024
90% 14-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro review: The sweet spot for price and performance
Source: PC World English
The MacBook Pro M3 Pro proves to be a good work tool for everyday tasks. It’s noticeably faster than the MacBook Pro M3–the extra money you must pay to upgrade from the M3 to the M3 Pro is well spent money. The MacBook Pro M3 isn’t a bad laptop–it’s Apple’s pricing that is out whack. As a replacement for a MacBook Pro from the Intel era, or a M1 MacBook Air or a 13-inch MacBook Pro, the lower-end M3 Pro it is a great step forward. However, if you have an M2 Pro MacBook Pro, the lower-end M3 Pro does not offer any added value that makes a switch seem sensible–the lower-end M3 Pro just doesn’t provide enough of a boost over the M2 Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% 14-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro review: The sweet spot for price and performance
Source: PC World English
The MacBook Pro M3 Pro proves to be a good work tool for everyday tasks. It’s noticeably faster than the MacBook Pro M3–the extra money you must pay to upgrade from the M3 to the M3 Pro is well spent money. The MacBook Pro M3 isn’t a bad laptop–it’s Apple’s pricing that is out whack. As a replacement for a MacBook Pro from the Intel era, or a M1 MacBook Air or a 13-inch MacBook Pro, the lower-end M3 Pro it is a great step forward. However, if you have an M2 Pro MacBook Pro, the lower-end M3 Pro does not offer any added value that makes a switch seem sensible–the lower-end M3 Pro just doesn’t provide enough of a boost over the M2 Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
M3 Pro MacBook Pro after 3 Months - Why EVERYONE Was Wrong!
Source: Max Tech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/20/2024
M3 Pro MacBook Pro after 3 Months - Why EVERYONE Was Wrong!
Source: Max Tech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/20/2024
90% 14-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro review: The sweet spot for price and performance
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The $1,999 standard configuration of the 14-inch MacBook Pro with the M3 Pro offers a balanced set of processor, memory, and SSD at a price that is not much higher than that of the base M3 MacBook Pro. The M3 Pro model is a much better performance value than the M3 model.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/16/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% 14-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro review: The sweet spot for price and performance
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The $1,999 standard configuration of the 14-inch MacBook Pro with the M3 Pro offers a balanced set of processor, memory, and SSD at a price that is not much higher than that of the base M3 MacBook Pro. The M3 Pro model is a much better performance value than the M3 model.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/16/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
14" M3 Pro MacBook Pro & 16" M3 Max MacBook Pro Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
Apple’s 2023 M3 MacBook Pro models come in a somewhat confusing array of configs and the usual 2 sizes. We look at the middle configurations that many folks are actually considering rather than the highest and lowest end models available. In this review we cover the 14” MacBook Pro with an M3 Pro (12 core CPU / 18 core GPU) and the 16” MacBook Pro with an M3 Max (14 core CPU / 30 core GPU). These are retail configurations rather than BTO and can be found in stores for $2,399 and $3,499 respectively.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2023
14" M3 Pro MacBook Pro & 16" M3 Max MacBook Pro Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
Apple’s 2023 M3 MacBook Pro models come in a somewhat confusing array of configs and the usual 2 sizes. We look at the middle configurations that many folks are actually considering rather than the highest and lowest end models available. In this review we cover the 14” MacBook Pro with an M3 Pro (12 core CPU / 18 core GPU) and the 16” MacBook Pro with an M3 Max (14 core CPU / 30 core GPU). These are retail configurations rather than BTO and can be found in stores for $2,399 and $3,499 respectively.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2023
Apple MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) initial review: Is Space Black enough of a reason to upgrade?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) may not have changed in terms of design, but that's no bad thing. The design is premium, solid, and it delivers an excellent experience overall. The Space Black colour is also lovely, with a serious feel and seemingly less attracted to fingerprints than other MacBook models. There is some impressive power under the hood of the new MacBook Pro too. If you bought the MacBook Pro (M2 Pro/Max, 2023) model earlier this year, you very likely won't need to upgrade, and the same might even be said for the M1 Pro/Max models. But if you're running an older MacBook Pro - especially one not on Apple Silicon - you're in for a treat. The MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) is by no means cheap. In fact, they are very, very, expensive. But they are also very, very, good.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-Inch (2023, M3 Pro) Review
Source: PC Mag English
Apple's 14-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Pro strikes an uncommon balance that you could call a "prosumer workstation." It drives competitive power for media creation and editing, not to mention gaming potential and daily productivity, but in a price range that isn't far off from flagship Windows machines with less power. It's still nowhere near budget-friendly, but this model is thousands less than the top-tier 16-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Max and nearly as powerful as last year's M2 Max-equipped model. That's a ton of power and performance for the price, making it a compelling choice for both professional and amateur creatives. Sure, we wish it had gained a touch screen and lost the screen notch, but most Apple shoppers won't be put off by either. With class-leading productivity and graphics performance backed by jaw-dropping 30-hour battery life, this MacBook Pro easily earns our Editors' Choice award among compact workstations.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: The laptop to beat
Source: Tom's Guide English
The new MacBook Pro 14-inch 2023 raises the bar for laptop performance, with the M2 Pro chip delivering incredible speed in our testing. The M2 Max is even faster, especially when it comes to graphics performance. You also get a stellar mini-LED display, plenty of ports and over 14 hours of battery life. Yes, it's pricey, but the new MacBook Pro cannot be beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) initial review: Is Space Black enough of a reason to upgrade?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) may not have changed in terms of design, but that's no bad thing. The design is premium, solid, and it delivers an excellent experience overall. The Space Black colour is also lovely, with a serious feel and seemingly less attracted to fingerprints than other MacBook models. There is some impressive power under the hood of the new MacBook Pro too. If you bought the MacBook Pro (M2 Pro/Max, 2023) model earlier this year, you very likely won't need to upgrade, and the same might even be said for the M1 Pro/Max models. But if you're running an older MacBook Pro - especially one not on Apple Silicon - you're in for a treat. The MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) is by no means cheap. In fact, they are very, very, expensive. But they are also very, very, good.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-Inch (2023, M3 Pro) Review
Source: PC Mag English
Apple's 14-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Pro strikes an uncommon balance that you could call a "prosumer workstation." It drives competitive power for media creation and editing, not to mention gaming potential and daily productivity, but in a price range that isn't far off from flagship Windows machines with less power. It's still nowhere near budget-friendly, but this model is thousands less than the top-tier 16-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Max and nearly as powerful as last year's M2 Max-equipped model. That's a ton of power and performance for the price, making it a compelling choice for both professional and amateur creatives. Sure, we wish it had gained a touch screen and lost the screen notch, but most Apple shoppers won't be put off by either. With class-leading productivity and graphics performance backed by jaw-dropping 30-hour battery life, this MacBook Pro easily earns our Editors' Choice award among compact workstations.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: The laptop to beat
Source: Tom's Guide English
The new MacBook Pro 14-inch 2023 raises the bar for laptop performance, with the M2 Pro chip delivering incredible speed in our testing. The M2 Max is even faster, especially when it comes to graphics performance. You also get a stellar mini-LED display, plenty of ports and over 14 hours of battery life. Yes, it's pricey, but the new MacBook Pro cannot be beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

95% Macbook Pro 14” M3 Pro · Análisis Y Opinión · El Mejor Portátil Que Ha Hecho Apple
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 95% workmanship: 95%
95% Macbook Pro 14” M3 Pro · Análisis Y Opinión · El Mejor Portátil Que Ha Hecho Apple
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 95% workmanship: 95%
Macbook Pro 14″ M3 Pro En Space Black · Primeras Impresiones
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; long battery life; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/14/2023
Macbook Pro 14″ M3 Pro En Space Black · Primeras Impresiones
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; long battery life; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/14/2023
MacBook Pro M3 Pro/Max, análisis: desafiando la realidad
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; premium design; impressive display; very long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
MacBook Pro M3 Pro/Max, análisis: desafiando la realidad
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; premium design; impressive display; very long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
86% Recensione MacBook Pro 14” M3. Va forte, dura tanto e scalda poco: salto in avanti enorme su 3D e raytracing
Source: DDay IT Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 80% workmanship: 90%
86% Recensione MacBook Pro 14” M3. Va forte, dura tanto e scalda poco: salto in avanti enorme su 3D e raytracing
Source: DDay IT Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 80% workmanship: 90%
Trên tay MacBoook Pro M3 Pro Space Black tại VN: Không nâng cấp quá nhiều nhưng vẫn nổi bật
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high performance; great ergonomics; nice display.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2023
Trên tay MacBoook Pro M3 Pro Space Black tại VN: Không nâng cấp quá nhiều nhưng vẫn nổi bật
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high performance; great ergonomics; nice display.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2023

 

Comment

Apple: Apple is a US company founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, the company is known for its innovative products such as the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, and manufactures computers and consumer electronics as well as operating systems and application software. Apple is also a leading provider of software and services such as the App Store, iTunes and iCloud.

Apple has earned a reputation as a company that focuses on design and ease of use. As for their notebooks, they are mostly in the high-priced segment, have their own operating system, but also run Windows on the newer Macbooks.

Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world and has a loyal following of customers and fans. The company also has a strong presence in the entertainment industry, with services like Apple Music and Apple TV+. In 2023, Apple had an approximate 8% market share of global PC sales, ranking it 4th after Lenovo, HP, and Dell.


With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

Apple M2 Pro 19-Core GPU: Integrated graphics card offering all 19 cores designed by Apple and integrated in the Apple M2 Pro SoC.

Apple M2 Pro 16-Core GPU: Integrated graphics card offering 16 of the 19 cores designed by Apple and integrated in the Apple M2 Pro 10-Core SoC.

Apple M2 Max 38-Core GPU: Integrated graphics card offering all 38 cores designed by Apple and integrated in the Apple M2 Max SoC. The graphics card has no dedicated graphics memory but can use the fast LPDDR5-6400 unified memory with a 512 bit bus (up to 400 GBit/s).

Apple M3 Max 40-Core GPU: Graphics card designed by Apple in the Apple M2 Max SoC and, according to Apple, with all 40 cores.

Apple M3 Pro 14-Core GPU: Graphics card designed by Apple itself in the Apple M2 Pro SoC and, according to Apple, with all 14 of the 18 cores.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Apple M3 10-Core GPU: An integrated graphics adapter designed by Apple that features 10 cores. This iGPU is built into the Apple M3 SoC; it uses the unified memory architecture and has support for new technologies such as mesh shading and ray tracing. In our testing, the M3 GPU (10 cores) mostly was 5% to 20% faster than the 10-core M2 GPU depending on the task. Just like the rest of the Apple M3 chip, the graphics adapter is manufactured on a 3 nm TSMC process (possibly N3B).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Apple Apple M2:

M2 Pro: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates a processor (12 64 Bit cores, 8 performance and 4 power saving cores) and a 19-core GPU. The 16 or 32 GB unified memory are connected via a 256 Bit bus (200 GB/s bandwidth).

M2 Pro 10-Core: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates a processor with 10 of the 12 cores (64 Bit cores, 6 performance and 4 power saving cores) and a 16-core GPU. The 16 or 32 GB unified memory are connected via a 256 Bit bus (200 GB/s bandwidth).

M2 Max: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates a processor (12x 64 Bit cores, 8 performance and 4 power saving cores) and a 30 or 38-core GPU. The 32, 64, or 96 GB unified memory are connected via a 512 Bit bus (400 GB/s bandwidth).

Apple Apple M3:

M3: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates 8 CPU cores (4 performance cores with up to 3.5 GHz and 4 efficiency cores at up to 2.4 GHz), 16 + 4 MB Level 2 cache and unified memory controller that supports up to 24 GB LPDDR5-6400 RAM (100 GB/s throughput). 

Apple M3 Max 16-Core: System on a chip (SoC) from Apple with 16 processor cores (12 performance and 4 power cores), a GPU with up to 40 cores (depending on the model) and a 16-core neural engine. Integrated 48, 64 or 128 GB unified memory for CPU and GPU with a 512 bit connection (max 400 GB/s).

Apple M3 Pro 11-Core: System on a chip (SoC) from Apple with 11 of the 12 processor cores (5 performance and 6 power cores), a GPU with up to 14 cores (depending on the model) and a 16-core neural engine. Integrated 18 or 36 GB unified memory for CPU and GPU with a 192 bit connection (max 150 GB/s, vs 200 GB/s with the M2 Pro).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


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88.45%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices with the same GPU

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro
M3 Pro 14-Core GPU, Apple M3 Apple M3 Pro 11-Core, 14.20", 1.6 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Max
M3 Max 40-Core GPU, Apple M3 Apple M3 Max 16-Core, 14.20", 1.611 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 16 2023 M3 Pro
M3 Pro 18-Core GPU, Apple M3 Apple M3 Pro 12-Core, 16.20", 2.137 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 16 2023 M3 Max
M3 Max 40-Core GPU, Apple M3 Apple M3 Max 16-Core, 16.00", 2.147 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3
M3 10-Core GPU, Apple M3 M3, 14.20", 1.525 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Apple MacBook Air 15 M3
M3 10-Core GPU, Apple M3 M3, 15.60", 1.501 kg
Apple MacBook Air 13 M3 10C GPU
M3 10-Core GPU, Apple M3 M3, 13.60", 1.237 kg
Apple iMac 2023 M3
M3 10-Core GPU, Apple M3 M3, 23.50", 4.48 kg
Apple iPhone 15 Pro
A17 Pro GPU, Apple A-Series A17 Pro, 6.10", 0.187 kg
Apple iPhone 15
A16 GPU 5-Core, Apple A-Series A16, 6.10", 0.171 kg
Apple iPhone 15 Plus
A16 GPU 5-Core, Apple A-Series A16, 6.70", 0.201 kg
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max
A17 Pro GPU, Apple A-Series A17 Pro, 6.70", 0.221 kg
Current Prices
Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Max
Stefan Hinum, 2023-02-12 (Update: 2023-02-12)