Surface Laptop 4s vs M1 MacBook Air: You'll Be Shocked!

27 apr 2021
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Speaker Comparison - 03:45
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Displays Compared - 05:43
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    Max TechMax Tech9 giorni fa
    • 08:18 how do u make such infographics?

      Egamberdiev NodirjonEgamberdiev Nodirjon2 giorni fa
    • I would Buy Surface Book pro

      Che SchubertChe Schubert3 giorni fa
    • @Jakub Piatkowski no it's faster

      Leon Skeptic OfficialLeon Skeptic Official4 giorni fa
    • shows an area 51m r2 and elecxtroniks amd dektop cpu laptop to testout vs the apple m2 soon. laughs at Nvidia and AMD fanboys.

      John-Paul HuntJohn-Paul Hunt4 giorni fa
    • @ItsSparKYT Actually I have dali's headphones but theyre still trash compared to my speakers. I mean they arent bad but speakers are on a whole new level. Get yourself real audio system before you flex with your "extra bass" jbl or galaxy buds

      Jakub PiatkowskiJakub Piatkowski4 giorni fa
  • i switched from macbook to surface pro, so I can lay on my bed playing my favorite games.

    Sean KrisnandaSean KrisnandaOra fa
  • You forgot to mention the battery life for each machine? Can either of the Windows machines even run half as long as the MBA?

    craig gcraig g2 ore fa
  • Sou you compared the cheapest MacBook to the most expensive amd surface? And the Mac still won?? Loool

    Fernando GironFernando Giron2 ore fa
  • AMD and Intel, with full armor and best weapons, while M1 MacBook Air is like, I am gonna beat you guys with my bare hands in full naked.

    Madushan JayawardaneMadushan Jayawardane2 ore fa
  • Apple just made history with that chip

    Sam RBLXSam RBLX3 ore fa
  • mac book

    Wb soulutionsWb soulutions4 ore fa
  • 20:00 (WASTED) minutes later Mac M1 wins.

    Tycondaroga100Tycondaroga1004 ore fa
  • The M1 machines are very spiffy but the NAND write issue has me thoroughly spooked from getting one because an SSD crapping out in 2~4 years due to ram heavy loads... woudn't be much fun, knowing apple they'll probably try to weasel their way out of covering repair costs despite building an avoidable failure mode into the machine to eek an extra bit of performance out of the machines in question. You can get around it somewhat by buying one with more ram & nand cells but despite this it's apparent (at least on the surface) that these machines aren't built to last. Apple's boards in laptops aren't known to be the most reliable not that there are many laptops that can claim that title. (Outside of stuff like toughbooks which tend to be overbuilt but still manage to fail once in a blue moon). Maybe in ten years I'll look back at my SSD hypermiling and laugh that said the peace of mind that comes from not constantly dumping data on the suckers is worth more to me than the slight performance edge that comes from dumping/loading data that would ideally stay in RAM instead of taking a trip on the SSD.

    Emilien RichardEmilien Richard5 ore fa
  • stupid

    rollorollo7 ore fa
  • Would it have made a big difference or any difference if the M1 air was plugged in?

    Nathan GutierrezNathan Gutierrez7 ore fa
  • I think the whole "Mac vs PC" is stupid af. I'm thrilled to see laptops of both taking strides recently!

    twitchster77twitchster778 ore fa
  • This is not even a competition it's a massacre...

    DingoDingo12 ore fa
  • intel crying right now

    Hendra SalehHendra Saleh15 ore fa
  • Not shocked. Your clickbait title was wrong.

    twitchster77twitchster7716 ore fa
  • Why is gpu bench not run in arch 64? It’s literally telling to use it below the score

    Mike LeitnerMike Leitner17 ore fa
  • the surface has a replaceable ssd tho

    Hùng PhạmHùng Phạm19 ore fa
  • I’m a apple fan but the MacBook speakers sounded tinny on my iPhone. I think I preferred the song playing on the Surface laptop.

    Junior SJunior S20 ore fa
  • Wow...M1 MBA knocks both out of the park!

    Jae ChoiJae Choi20 ore fa
  • apple 16 inch macbook pro with m1 is going to be nuts

    Jeffery TsengJeffery Tseng20 ore fa
  • There's nothing called Thunderbolt 4, did you mean USB 4?

    Panzer32Panzer3223 ore fa
    • Yes there is ;)

      Max TechMax Tech22 ore fa
  • Pretty much any benchmark with M1 involved makes other systems look way too sluggish and obsolete.

    Nomadic DmitryNomadic DmitryGiorno fa
  • 16ram pro is rven faster.

    Miran KajtnaMiran KajtnaGiorno fa
  • Everything is ok until you remember that the M1 is arm and a lot of programs have to run through Rosetta or don't even run at all like VirtualBox... Also, you got a beautiful swap partition that that will bring dead to you SSD if you use some apps with Rosetta at the same time... And don't forget that you have a closed OS as everything made by Apple... I almost forgot that in the last update you can't side load .ipa anymore, so you have all that power for what?

    Nine SigmaNine SigmaGiorno fa
  • Needed to do the Cinebench test on the AMD whilst unplugged. 😉 The fact the seven core M1 unplugged is thrashing both the AMD and Intel machines generally (even when Rosetta 2 emulated)… is madness. Apple have done a severely impressive job with their silicon. Can’t wait for more native support from apps and games, because that M1 over the months and years ahead will fly.

    Ben DawsonBen DawsonGiorno fa
  • It has the upgrade but just a little bit not louder

    Gautam PanchalGautam PanchalGiorno fa
  • Macbook sounds better.

    Indiwar PanditIndiwar PanditGiorno fa
  • 15:54 MacBook Pro???

    Veselo XVeselo XGiorno fa
  • Soo which version of AMD & Intel processors are used in Surface Laptops ??? Thats main thing you should say 1st..... You didnt said regarding CPUs, Ryzen ?? Gen ?? Intel i3, or i5 or i7 or i9 ??? & is it H series or K series or U series ??

  • Surface sound much better....mac sound is harsh!To much hi, hi flat response

    Fotis TsantekidisFotis TsantekidisGiorno fa
  • Really liking my M1 MacBook, but apple are way behind in design now. At least 5 years. Apple has a problem in that they clearly wanted to be the ones going to clean, sharp rectilinear design, but they've left it so long that the lozenge shaped, kids' computer is becoming their thing.

    Doug SteelDoug SteelGiorno fa
  • Da a gaming test too XD

    Anshu BaruahAnshu BaruahGiorno fa
  • Yeah I know everyone was on the Intel haterade bandwagon, but they did have a point about consistent performance plugged in or not compared to AMD. No issue on M1 of course.

    tipoomastertipoomasterGiorno fa
  • The web is notoriously single thread bound, so it's not too surprising that Tiger Lake came a bit ahead of AMD where AMD isn't able to flex its extra cores. Also where M1 excels. But yeah, the Surfaces have no business being priced close to or above the M1 MBA.

    tipoomastertipoomasterGiorno fa
  • Didn't understand why you're comparing these devices while it's so obvious that Apple's way superior! And I thought Apple is twice their price as always. But man! You say it's even cheaper! Are you kidding me! Why on earth would someone with a sane mind buys the Surface!

    Uchiha ItachiUchiha ItachiGiorno fa
  • The Apple M1 is a revolution in chip design.

    Surfer DudeSurfer DudeGiorno fa
  • Intel is Israeli spyware. M1 is probably the same. AMD, unlikely to be Israeli spyware.

    Joe CullenJoe CullenGiorno fa
  • Mac all the way

    Rishaan KhannaRishaan KhannaGiorno fa
  • M1 is the slowest and worst Apple Silicon chip Apple will ever ship - remember that folks. This is their low end chip designed to run without a fan 😂

    darwiniandudedarwiniandudeGiorno fa
  • 4:32 the grey one sounds like its behide a wall

    Slap WoodsSlap WoodsGiorno fa
  • Finally Apple gets as good as it was 15 Years ago

    Player117326109Player117326109Giorno fa
  • One of the best comparison. Thank you dude 🙏🏻

    Ελευθέριος ΠαπαγρίβαςΕλευθέριος ΠαπαγρίβαςGiorno fa
  • Waw m1 really killing it...

    Bartholemew1000Bartholemew1000Giorno fa
  • $999 legion 5 with 4800h and 1660ti will just smash m1 lol

    miki nyaamiki nyaaGiorno fa
  • at 12:46 you are not in high performance , you need to change that in energy settings not that bar

    Daniel MendesDaniel MendesGiorno fa
  • Well, i buy Mac M1 because the OS. I have windows laptop too. But love mac.

    Bastanta VicarioBastanta Vicario2 giorni fa
  • Dont buy the M1 buy macbook thats still uses Intel. Mine have sime slight hiccup that might not exist before in Macs

    Ismi HafsariIsmi Hafsari2 giorni fa
  • M1, wow!!!

    David SetiawanDavid Setiawan2 giorni fa
  • M1, all the way

    MEGA _07MEGA _072 giorni fa
  • Difference is, the Ryzen in the surface 4 is commonly on laptops that cost 650-700$, Microsoft is the new oldschool Apple, useless and overpriced. M1 or AMD are a great deal!

    Lant VantLant Vant2 giorni fa
  • This is my job. I work on these things. I am typing this on a MacBook Pro a1989 right now, so don't call me a Windows fanboy. Do you know that you can set Windows to not throttle the CPU? You have to go deeper than the desktop though. I feel like this test is data based on unfair benchmark runs. Microsoft Surface Laptops are terrible. They are not great representations of what a Ryzen and an 11th Gen intel can do.

    Jamey SummersJamey Summers2 giorni fa
  • mac sucks end of discution

    icinema gricinema gr2 giorni fa
  • a comparison with a Ryzen 4700U/ 4800U from Lenovo or Asus would be much more interesting... instead of that Microsoft midrange notebooks.. Apple made a really good CPU no question.. but the price tag is another story and for most of the users a notebook in the price range of 800-1000€ fulfills today all demands for browsing, working in office and that stuff.. I don't know why Apple isn't able to support without downloading drivers a dockingstation with 2 external screens in 2021! I was testing 3 different docking stations and none of them where working out of the box on USB-C. I love my ipad Air but switching to a macbook with that price tag no way..

    Robert G.Robert G.2 giorni fa
  • Apple is just incredible

    아타락시아아타락시아2 giorni fa
  • Fake he didint collect any data that anything was true,

    The Normal dudeThe Normal dude2 giorni fa
  • Hey is it worth to buy the Mac Book Pro or should I go with the air?

    Young BobYoung Bob2 giorni fa
  • I am a desktop man. I still hunt mastodons with large rocks and obsidian tipped spears. I was here only to see how AMD did.

    Name RemovedName Removed2 giorni fa
  • I bought a Macbook Pro M1 last Saturday, but I wasn't impressed with it and I returned it. It's not that fast and you can't run old programs. A few ports and I hate dangles.

    Edwin QuijadaEdwin Quijada2 giorni fa
  • Since the M1 Mac was unplugged the whole time, would be interesting how much the battery dropped

    Alex ScribaAlex Scriba2 giorni fa
  • The MacBook Air is absolutely the best laptop of all time yet.

    Arpan BarikArpan Barik2 giorni fa
  • Surface has a beter webcam and microphone than macbook but macbook is the best one

    abolfazl honaramoozabolfazl honaramooz2 giorni fa
  • Surface laptop camera is almost as good as the one on the macbook but the microphone on the mac is waaaayyy better than the one on the surface

    Mr.TryNotToLaughMr.TryNotToLaugh2 giorni fa
  • Macbook sound is way more snaped and with a lot more presence in low-end frequencies, way better not comparison to the Microsoft.

    V MachinimaV Machinima2 giorni fa
  • And the scary thing is, this is a 1st generation M chip. 😳

    Light Theory PhotographyLight Theory Photography2 giorni fa
  • Can't wait for the M2, 3, 4.... :) Already ahead, and this is Apple's 1st iteration in a Mac. Imagine the real "pro" machine this or next summer.

    The GerbilThe Gerbil2 giorni fa
  • There is something fishy about these tests,,, cause of the m1 have less specs then intel evo .. i need to see more people testing. 🤦‍♂️

    Hadi muhammadHadi muhammad2 giorni fa
  • I have an an Apple MacBook Air M1 2020😎

    Dulmina DeshanDulmina Deshan2 giorni fa
  • Now try again, but with a plugged Mac.

    Mr. UnknownMr. Unknown2 giorni fa
  • You're comparing Windows against MacOS. Put Linux on the AMD or Intel machine and see what you get.

    mukhtar buttarmukhtar buttar2 giorni fa
  • AMD, i trusted you :'( i am such a fool

    Sam VaSam Va2 giorni fa
  • Why do all tech youtubers talk the same? They all have that slow, over pronounced way of talking. Drives me nuts.

    theNimbootheNimboo2 giorni fa
  • The M1 Macbook Air sucks at Premiere Pro though. You should've tested that.

    theNimbootheNimboo2 giorni fa
  • "Super slow 358 MB per second". This dude is so out of touch lmfao. That is so fast for most of us.

    theNimbootheNimboo2 giorni fa
  • A terrible video - this 'tech' channel is a joke.

    pra xpra x2 giorni fa
  • Next time compare the m1 to real laptops :) m1 is impressive, but Apples to apples please (pun not on purpose....)

    MGKdayMGKday2 giorni fa
  • Where do I get a windows laptop as strong as the newest macbook

    Klaidon DruryKlaidon Drury2 giorni fa
  • Webcam Surface Mic Apple That's my conclusion

    Mr GlassMr Glass2 giorni fa
  • Whenever Apple releases a product, it outstands. AMD and Intel are JUST NAMES. I won't buy an Apple product but it is what it is.

    Tech GuyTech Guy2 giorni fa
  • MacBook is always the king 👑 of laptops

    Anand CAAnand CA2 giorni fa
  • "youll be shocked" wow who woudve thought that microsofts laptops are absolute overpriced shit, huh...

    Demid DruganovDemid Druganov2 giorni fa
  • Try M1 using Windows OS we will really see the reality. because windows has a lots of running root files.

    Artemio GorraArtemio Gorra2 giorni fa
  • intel is dead...long live nvidia

    CeZaR NeBuNCeZaR NeBuN2 giorni fa
  • Gotta love when Apple puts the CPU and the Fan on completely opposite sides prior to M1 just to make the MacBook thinner, makes you wonder why the M1 is so much more powerful? Not to hate on M1, but if you think Apple isn't notorious for this kind of stuff you gotta do some research

    Alan EcheverriaAlan Echeverria2 giorni fa
  • A silly comparison.. Different file systems, different operating systems, respectively...

    SAtSAt2 giorni fa
  • The song is good don’t change it 😭

    Kevin KKevin K2 giorni fa
  • My Lenovo 510Z with JBL speakers sounds 100x better than both with dual speaker boxes :)

    enzzo danielenzzo daniel2 giorni fa
  • have a surface pro, blue screen weekly. can't sell it even with 230$ on Facebook. NO TO SURFACE

    w cw c2 giorni fa
  • I noticed that the aspect ratio on the Surface laptop's display isn't good for watching content.

    Noor KowshikNoor Kowshik2 giorni fa
  • macbooks are just unbeatable now.

    OgikayOgikay2 giorni fa
  • ITworlds keeps giving me more and more reasons to ditch my Surface Laptop 2 for the future M1X MacBook Pro 14"

    Soufiane MokhlesSoufiane Mokhles2 giorni fa
  • These tests used are some of the most odd ones I've ever seen... Then again different OS types, and architectures. But still it would have been smarter to maybe check out actual professional tech youtube (desktop PC/laptop) channels, and see which sort of benchmark methodology they go through, and then take notes as to why they use them. Then again, if you see it from the point of wanting to make the M1 Macbooks seem powerful, you would use this method, I suppose.

    zycanezycane2 giorni fa
  • ⚡⚡⚡Air M1 Vs Samsung galaxy book ⚡⚡⚡

    Сергей СергеевСергей Сергеев2 giorni fa
  • I’m a Sound Designer. Consider using Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” as a speaker test song. Very consistent, really shows off how a speaker handles bass response, crisp high frequencies, and vocal clarity.

    Riley M.Riley M.2 giorni fa
    • he can't cause of copyright

      SecondCitySaintSecondCitySaintGiorno fa
    • Random but much appreciated

      SarimSarim2 giorni fa
  • You are butting the apple in between two hot laptops, which would be throwing out hot air. This isn’t fair.

    QuraishyQuraishy2 giorni fa
  • Apple sponsored. M1 repair cost are unbearable. Appe laptop after 12 month is a pile of expensive junk. Youre shit!advertising this to poor people. Shame on you!

    megakamil777megakamil7772 giorni fa
  • John Snow with short hair tech expert = )

    FenicsSX1FenicsSX12 giorni fa
  • I wonder what would happen if you put the AMD monster in the Apple Software....

    Donny D. DarkoDonny D. Darko2 giorni fa
  • You would think geeks would know the performance difference between an ARM and x86 chips would be like comparing the very first Android phone to the latest iPhone where Android is the x86 and M1 is the latest iPhone. But I guess not.

    Astronaut NinjaAstronaut Ninja2 giorni fa
  • The fact is that this is the only side of thing ... this chip is fully optimized to be as much effective in this segment. So photoshop and some videocutting programs fully developed directly for the Mac. But ok, power is realy there.

    David PálkaDavid Pálka2 giorni fa
  • just looked at the playlists of this channel and as expected it is very Apple centric, which is fine! I find it a little biased though, I get that M1 laptops are great (I'd love one myself) but you've done a million videos singing it's praises - it becomes repetitive after a while, calm down mate.

    Pav L.Pav L.2 giorni fa