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Adelphos33

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The M3 has better battery life and is $200 cheaper. The M3 Pro has 2 GB more RAM and can run multiple displays.

What is the better buy?
 
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zlt1228

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M3 Pro all the way. They are essentially completely different computers in the same chassis. The M3 Pro version has one more fan for cooling, 50% More cores so 50% more power. 3 channel memory vs 2 channel. For only 200 dollars it’s a steal in Apple terms. So disappointing they are still starting at 8GB. By Apple using 3*6GB to create 18 GB, you know they can do 12 GB, but won’t on the M3.
 

Adelphos33

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M3 Pro ordered. It’s weird I think the M2 Air is awesome but the M2 Air may have been between two worlds…
 

BeatCrazy

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Only 1 external display supported on the base M3 model. And apparently only over HDMI, not USB-C.
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