Apple's new systems are powered by the M1 CPU, which uses the ARMv8 ISA rather than an Intel or AMD x86 CPU.
Apple’s M1 CPU Could Upend the Entire PC Market
Apple is positioning its M1 quite differently from any CPU Intel or AMD has released and the long-term impact on the PC market could be significant. Rather than using an Intel or AMD x86 CPU, Apple's new M1 lineup is powered by ARMv8 ISA and that's more revolutionary than it might seem. Here's why.