Personal Computer / Apple M1 Macs

Objective

  • To inform the Miami community of the new Apple M1 (Apple silicon), Macs introduced in November 2020

User

  • Faculty, Staff, and Students

Environment

  • Personally Owned Computer
    • macOS

Rationale

  • Apple has introduced a new processor replacing Intel-based chips for some newly released models
  • The M1 (Apple silicon) processors are ARM64 architecture compared to Intel x64
  • Applications written for Intel x64 must be translated using Rosetta 2 to run on the M1 processor
  • Current macOS application written for Intel processors may not run properly
  • Inability to run Microsoft Windows using Boot Camp, and hypervisors, e.g., VMWare Fusion, Parallels, and Virtualbox

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Article ID: 121114
Created
Wed 11/25/20 10:49 AM
Modified
Tue 5/25/21 11:38 AM
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