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Looks like M1 Max is not that great for hashing Eth

Mar 18, 2008
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M1 specific Eth miner:
Aug 20, 2007
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Very lame indeed.
Jun 27, 2015
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Benchmark Scores Don't know any benchmark. It runs good enough for me.
I was expecting it to be more with the M1 Max said to be RTX 3060 to 3080 this is so underwhelming. I guess apple notebooks would not be in short supply.
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Benchmark Scores 3DMark Time Spy: 8706 (Stock)

In all seriousness, Apple products, especially MacBooks, were never meant to be huge number-crunching machines. The M1 made people too optimistic, in my opinion.
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I remember M1 did like 2 MH/s only, I wouldn't expect M1 Pro/Max to go much faster.
Plus the break even will likely take forever, or at least much longer than getting a GPU.