Mac computers with Apple silicon

Starting with certain models introduced in late 2020, Apple began the transition from Intel processors to Apple silicon in Mac computers.

On Mac computers with Apple silicon, About This Mac displays an item labelled "Chip", followed by the name of the chip:

About This Mac window
To open About This Mac, choose Apple menu  > About This Mac.

On Mac computers with an Intel processor, About This Mac displays an item labelled "Processor", followed by the name of an Intel processor. A Mac computer with an Intel processor is also known as an Intel-based Mac.

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