New 'Scary Fast' Macs May Launch on Wednesday, November 8

Apple may be planning to launch new Mac models announced at its "Scary Fast" event on Wednesday, November 8, MacRumors has learned.

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At the start of the month, MacRumors reported that Apple was proceeding with plans to announce at least one new Mac model in October. Apple yesterday announced its "Scary Fast" event for Monday, October 30, featuring a Finder hint, which virtually confirms the arrival of new Macs. Now, related information provided to MacRumors suggests that new Mac models could launch on Wednesday, November 8 – nine days after the "Scary Fast" event.

While Apple product launches often take place on a Friday, there is precedent for Apple opting for the first Wednesday in November following an October event. For example, at its "There's more in the making" event on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Apple announced new iPad Pro models. The machines launched on Wednesday, November 7 – eight days later.

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that Apple's upcoming event will focus on new MacBook Pro models with M3 series chips, which could include the 13-, 14-, and 16-inch models with the M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max chips. In addition to these machines, a new iMac featuring the M3 chip is also on the table for announcement at the event.

The M3 chip is widely expected to be fabricated using TSMC's 3nm process for performance and efficiency improvements compared to the current, 5nm-based ‌M2‌ chip, which debuted in June 2022. It will also likely feature an all new GPU with hardware ray-tracing, first introduced on the iPhone 15 Pro's A17 Pro chip last month.

Top Rated Comments

al256 Avatar
6 weeks ago
I just want new USB C rechargeable keyboards and mice
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Fuzzball84 Avatar
6 weeks ago
You're gonna do things with these new Macs that you have never done before.. we are so excited about the possibilities and the progress we have made with Apple Silicon.

On day you receive the new Mac... you set it up and continue doing the things you had been doing the past few years... but you might get it done just a little bit faster. But then you think.... maybe I'm too slow for this Mac... by the time I made a coffee and got back... it was already finished... so in the end, Tim still did the same amount of work as previously.. because he was the bottleneck in his workflow. :/

For the majority of people.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
syklee26 Avatar
6 weeks ago
My bank balance is about to shrink scary fast
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mr. Dee Avatar
6 weeks ago
We all know you’re all just gonna use these new computers to comment on Macrumors about the M4.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AAPLGeek Avatar
6 weeks ago

Faster for [B]what? [/B]Pro is fast enough, air is not gaming ready anyway, m3 won’t have any games, so what? I want Siri less dumb with neural whatever when chatgpt kills the game on a wiko already.
Geekbench and youtube “content creators”.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thadoggfather Avatar
6 weeks ago
No. It must be released same day as announcement.

Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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