How to Know if My Mac is Intel or M1, M2 or T2

Know which Mac Model You have! Apple Silicon or Intel Mac. See Advantages, M1 Macs Models, Safe mode and Recovery mode process on M1 Mac.

Does my Mac have an intel processor or apple m1, m2? Does my mac have an intel processor or apple Silicon? We all have Too many Questions in our minds! Why is Apple using the Apple M series Silicon chip on New Mac? Why M Chip Macs Faster than Intel Processor Mac? What are the Advantages and changes of M Series Mac? And the Available Mac and MacBook Models with M Silicon Chips.

Let’s Get Started:

Does My Mac Have Apple M1, M2? how do i know if my mac has an intel chip or apple chip?

Determine whether you’re using a Mac with Apple silicon or Intel. We can know M1 or M2 Model with Year from your System Settings. Go to the Apple Logo > About This Mac.

Preview For MacOS Ventura,


Preview for Earlier macOS,


See Your Mac name with M1 Lebel and Followed by Year.

Or you can also check & Know from your Purchase Receipt and on the Packaging box.

Customer Review!

M2 > M1 Mac is known for stunning performance that supports Mac App, iPhone, and iPad app and Game. Must have to go with! Check out the Below options to Buy M1 Macs.

Mac Computers With M1 Apple Silicon

Apple is Making Transmission to Newer mac with M1 Mac. Available M1 Compatible mac models are limited. [Three macs are available when written this article]

  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)
  • MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
  • Mac mini (M1, 2020)


Advantages and Disadvantages of M1 Mac


  • Low Cost! Apple’s Chip
  • You don’t need to Reset SMC/NVRAM/PRAM ON M1 Mac. M1 Mac loads a new Updated value on every restart. Some internal Software issues are fixed automatically by Restarting your Mac only.
  • Faster Processor! More Battery Backup, More Playback for Movies. Also, M1 Chip is more secure, Powerful speed,  Able to Run Demanding iOS apps on M1 Mac, and Combined MacOS Technologies like Metal.
  • All M1 Mac Apps are Optimized for Faster performance.
  • Directly Run iOS and iPadOS Apps and Games on Mac. Purchased iPhone, iPad also able to run on M1 Silicon Mac.


  1. Not all apps are available for M Series Apple Silicon Mac. So Users have to wait until the developer are ready to Run Error Free. In this case, You can Request to Developer for any issue with M.

How do I know if my Mac Mini has an Intel chip or Apple chip

Do you have Mac Mini with a beautiful none- Apple Display? cool! but you don’t know what Mac mini model do you have an Intel chip or Apple chip? Get an Apple guide to Identify your Mac mini model.

M1, M2 Mac – Safe mode, Recovery mode and SMC/PRAM/NVRAM

M1 Apple Silicon mac users Don’t need to Reset SMC/PRAM/NVRAM. Because Mac loads the updated Value on Mac Start-up, to Reset the value, simply Restart your Mac.

But Safe Mode and Recovery mode Process is Little bit different.

How to Enter M1 Mac in Safe Mode?

  1. Shut Down your Mac and Wait for 20 seconds.
  2. Press and hold the Power key until your Mac’s screen shows the Start-up Disk and Settings option.
  3. Select the Start-up Disk Volume, Press and Hold on Shift Key and Click on Continue option.m1-mac-safe-mode
  4. Next, Select the Continue in Safe mode Option. That’s it.

To Exit Safe Mode: Restart your Mac

How to Enter M1 Mac in Recovery Mode?

  1. Shut Down your Mac and Wait for 20 seconds.
  2. Press and hold the Power key until your Mac’s screen shows the Start-up Disk and Settings option.
  3. Click on the Settings Option and See MacOS Recovery Popup with the Option, Restore from Time Machine, Reinstall MacOS/Install MacOS, Safari & Disk Utility.


  1. Select the option and click on the Continue button.

That’s it.

Photo of author

Karly Wood

Karly Wood is a journalist based in Ohio who specializes in covering Apple and technology trends. With a varied experience in reporting on public safety, government, and education, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, providing readers with a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. If you need to contact me, you can reach me at or through (Facebook)

Leave a Comment