Apple’s new M1 graphics work make resolution shifts instantaneous

New Mac models powered by M1 Apple Silicon are not just fast in the conventional sense. They’re also much more sophisticated, right down to making settings to their display resolution happen instantly.
Thanks to a host of interrelated architectural changes in both hardware and software, the new crop of Macs using Apple Silicon sport a variety of enhancements that make them look and feel more modern, sophisticated, and refined.Of particular note is their new graphics pipeline. The machine’s native use of Apple’s custom GPU optimized for Metal 2— as well as the same Unified Memory Architecture used to deliver ultra-fast, low power mobile devices from iPhone to iPad Pros— results in instantaneous, flicker-free changes to video settings.

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