Apple MacBook Pro (2016) is working on a hybrid OS

The new MacBook Pro, which was presented last week Apple first ever Mac running hybrid OS. According to the publication TechCrunch, the new MacBook Pro runs on macOS Sierra, and touch panel touch Bar with built-in fingerprint scanner...

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the New MacBook Pro, which was presented last week Apple first ever Mac running hybrid OS.

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) is working on a hybrid OS

According to the publication TechCrunch, the new MacBook Pro runs on macOS Sierra, and touch panel touch Bar with built-in fingerprint scanner Touch ID is working on a modified version of watchOS, which is used in smart watches Apple Watch.

In the updated notebooks "Apple" of the manufacturer uses a special coprocessor T1, this is, apparently, the processor S2, which is also installed in the smart watch Apple Watch the second generation. Coprocessor T1 is responsible for the storage and protection of fingerprints.

the New MacBook Pro has a higher data transfer rate than the previous models. Installed SSD drives in devices, obladaut read speed 3.1 GB/s, write 2.2 GB/s (2.1 GB/s in the 13-inch model). For comparison, in last year's MacBook Pro speed of sequential reading and writing data, was only 1.6 and 1.5 Gbps, respectively.

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) is working on a hybrid OS

Through the use of the NVM Express Protocol access to SSDs connected via PCI Express, and managed to achieve such high results speed data transfer.

Perhaps other manufacturers will follow Apple and will massively use PCIe/NVMe, but the emergence of such decisions should wait until next year.


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