Apple MacBook Pro 16-Inch Vs. Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra: Head-To-Head
Samsung is looking to challenge Apple’s latest 16-inch MacBook Pro with the new and powerful Galaxy Book3 Ultra. CRN gives a breakdown of how the two premium laptop workhorses compare, from the CPU, GPU and memory, to the storage, display, expansion ports and other key specs.
Memory And Storage
The M2 Pro and M2 Max of the 16-inch MacBook Pro both feature unified memory, which allows the CPU and GPU to access the memory quicker than traditional computer configurations.
The M2 Pro supports LPDDR5 memory configurations of 16GB or 32GB with a 200GB/s memory bandwidth while the M2 Max supports 32GB, 64GB or 92GB with 400GB/s. The 96GB configuration is only supported by the version of M2 Max that has a 38-core GPU.
For storage, the 16-inch MacBook Pro comes with SSD configurations of 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB and 8TB. The 512GB option is only available for models with the M2 Pro.
The Galaxy Book3 Ultra, on the other hand, has a smaller capacity for memory and storage, with options for 16GB or 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM and a 1TB SSD.