The best Mac Studio deals in September 2023

A new Mac Studio sits on a desktop, wired up to a monitor.
(Image credit: Future)

The best Mac Studio deals may be a way off, as the new Apple PC product was only recently released. But rest assured, if you want the best Mac Studio prices that are available right now, this is the best page to be reading! Bellow, we've given you some details about the new mega-Mac-mini, along with a price widget that pulls in the best deals as they go live. 

And if you're a professional video or photo editor – or any other professional digital creative who's looking for the best kit available – there are plenty of reasons for you to choose the new Mac Studio. We delve into the specs below, and offer the best places to order it too. You can get the Mac Studio with either the M1 Max, or the brand new, and envelope-pushing M1 Ultra chip – 'the world's most powerful chip for a personal computer,' says Apple. The first one retails at $1,999/£1,999 and the second will cost you a cool $3,999/£3,999. If you see any prices even slightly lower than that below, we suggest you make the most of them! 

If you also want an accompanying monitor, we've also put together the best Apple Studio Display prices together. And if you're looking for something a little lower spec, check out our page of all the best iMac mini deals, or you could have a look at the best cheap iMac deals if you're going for an Apple PC with a display. But for now, here's all you need to know about the new Mac Studio and the Apple Studio Display.

The Mac Studio on a white background

(Image credit: Apple)

The Mac Studio is Apple's brand new personal computer, and it comes with quite the check list of awesome specs. First of all, there are two models available: the M1 Max-chipped version, and the M1 Ultra-chipped version. The latter chip is all-new, and really ramps up performance. But let's look at the entry level M1 Max chip model first. 

The Mac Studio M1 Max comes with a 10-core CPU and 24-core GPU, plus a 16-core Neural Engine. You get 32GB unified memory and 512GB SSD with that, plus a range of ports, including two USB-C ports and one SDXC card slot at the front, and four Thunderbolt 4 ports, two USB-A and one HDMI port at the back. Add a 10GB ethernet port and a 3,5mm headphone jack, and you've got a pretty great connected PC. This model will set you back $1,999/£1,999, but trade-in discounts are available (a 2017, 15-inch, 2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro will get you $650/£600 to trade in, for example). 

The M1 Ultra is the all-new, all-powerful Apple chip, and is only for the serious professional creative (with some cash to splash). $3,999/£3,999 will get you a 20-core CPU, 48-core GPU with a 32-core Neural Engine. Up front you get two Thunderbolt 4 ports and one SDXC card slot. And round back all the same ports as the M1 Max version. 

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Beren Neale
Deals Editor

Beren has worked on creative tech magazines and websites at Future Publishing for 13 years. He started this journey as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, and in 2012 found himself bridging the magazine/website divide as Commissioning Editor on the newly launched Creative Bloq. Since then he took the editor role on ImagineFX, was Launch Editor of the fine art magazine Paint & Draw, moved to Canon Pro Europe website as Deputy Editor, and then edited the graphic design magazine Computer Arts. In 2020 he moved back to Creative Bloq, the biggest global art and design website, and as Deals Editor has applied his expertise in creative tech to help digital creatives get the best deals on the kit that they need and love. Outside of work, Beren likes nothing better than to climb himself a bit of rock.