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Looks like M1 Max is not that great for hashing Eth

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Source:
https://www.reddit.com/r/cryptomining/comments/qg4v9n

M1 specific Eth miner:
 
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Very lame indeed.
 
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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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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.
 
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