16 Inch MacBook Pro - Fixed!

  • Published on Nov 13, 2019
  • Thoughts on the 2019 16" MacBook Pro with improved thermals, better specs and new Radeon Pro 5000M series GPUs
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  • Dave Lee
    Dave Lee  2 months ago +4965


    • Broken Arrow
      Broken Arrow 2 months ago

      Publish more detailed thermals comparing with DELL XPS 15

    • 張泰銘
      張泰銘 2 months ago

      Apple is criminal syndicate that rips off customers.

    • Sean Ozz
      Sean Ozz 2 months ago +1

      this is the biggest thing i dislike about my new 16"
      my 13" butterfly keyboard on my 2016 macbook is the best keyboard i have ever used.

    • Coco Bängo
      Coco Bängo 2 months ago

      @- ARDMORE Why are you being such an angry asshole!?!? AND WHY ALL THE CAPS?!

    • bob jo
      bob jo 2 months ago

      yes thank you dave

  • ALi Awad
    ALi Awad 19 hours ago

    So where can I sell my kidney? And maybe part of my liver?

  • Kokainarienv0gel
    Kokainarienv0gel 9 days ago +1

    typical mainstream review...... THE KEYBOARD!!!!!
    Damn, they made a horrible big mistake with the poor keyboards in the last generations. All they did was using the "old" keyboard again.... wow (not)
    They upgraded the battery? Upgraded would mean for me: they made it REPLACEBLE again, but its SOLDERED, good luck replacing it yourself. I needed on my MacBook Pro 2010 already 3 batteries, including the original one, in overall around 2000 charging cycles.
    The original 500 GB HDD was too slow for me after some years.... i replaced it easily with a 500 GB SSD.... good luck on 2019 model... OHH ITS SOLDERED.
    Once, i break my screen...... getting an original (non glare) from ebay was easy... replaced it, but ofc i needed some experience/knowledge for this.... good luck at 16" model... OHH ITS SOLDERED!
    I could have also upgraded my Ram, but there was no need for that, good luck on 16" MBP... (unfortunately) SOLDERED on the mainboard.

    Yes, the 16" was a big step forward again, but is that special after so many steps in the wrong direction since nearly a decade?
    I would recommend a proper windows business notebook, you get so much more per dollar. And this comment is from an Apple Fan, at least i was a fan years ago. But still using the 2010 MBP daily, also 2 Apple TVs (2. and 4. gen), an iPhone (SE, damn i love the small size), a Time Capsule for my automatic backup and as WLAN router and an iPad.

    If Apple would have made at least the SSD and battery swappable, i would have bought the MacBook Pro 16" already, but since Apple dont like the customer anymore, Apple "died" for me at notebooks. But i bet, there will be enough idiots still supporting apple

  • Clarence J. Boddicker
    Clarence J. Boddicker 10 days ago

    Still has the useless touchbar. Still have to buy a handful of adapters to do any real professional work. For the price Apple is asking for the extra bits should be included. They were a decade ago and for 1k less.

  • Ricky B
    Ricky B 13 days ago

    Would not buy one for at least a year in case of further surprises from Apple.

  • Omitechom
    Omitechom 17 days ago

    Did you know about the issue when connecting the MacBook Pro 16-inch to an external monitor? The fans will go crazy and the machine will get very hot, if you check Apple discussion forums you will find an 11 page thread already.

  • Bryce Steiner
    Bryce Steiner 21 day ago

    Actually, the power adapter makes a good improvement on the performance. I know you don’t think in your initial video here that it made any difference, but in speed it does make about a 10% improvement by using the new adapter. I did read where if you had the machine going at 100% on all the Cores and the screen brightness up it actually used 106 W. That means that even with the new adapter The battery could still drain while using it.

  • Rachid Chrifi
    Rachid Chrifi 28 days ago

    Hey bro, I've been watching a lot your videos recently, I love your content, I'm a day trader and use the laptop exclusively for trading using the DAS Pro trading platform. I use a 13inch MacBook Pro 2017 16gmRam 512GB to power up two 24inch screens This trading Platform is windows based so I have had to partition using Bootcamp. The set up isnt the smoothest I have had issues with bluetooth and screen resolution, it kind of has a mind of it's own sometimes it's configured and times it just doesnt want to play. I'm looking at getting either a 15inch Dell XPS 7590 Oled 32Ram 1TB, Lenovo Extreme 2nd gen or the new 16inch mac which of course I'll have to partition in order to use DAS Pro (do you know if bootcamp slows down the processor because I'm having issues wiuth that currently on the 13inch or is this down perhaps that the current laptop isnt powerful enough) any way your thought please. Rachid

  • Chandan Sarkar
    Chandan Sarkar 29 days ago

    Thanks for the awesome video Dev. Would you recommend the i9 16 inch MacBook Pro to someone who is not a professional content creator but wants to edit 4k videos with Da Vinci Resolve or Final Cut Pro occasionally ?

  • Liam Nash
    Liam Nash Month ago

    What? Do people still talk about apple? seriously?

  • Wigga Wieger
    Wigga Wieger Month ago

    will this look will be the look of the macbook pro for the next 3/4 years ore will there be a new look in 2020?

  • Tom
    Tom Month ago

    Can you please test gaming on this maschine! How good are titels like Call of Duty Modern Warfare or Overwatch?! Thank you!

  • Kingsley XII
    Kingsley XII Month ago +1

    But can it play overwatch

  • Beso Basil
    Beso Basil Month ago

    Do a msi GL65 9sdk review please

  • Fyro Wower
    Fyro Wower 2 months ago

    apple know how to take money from ppl thats for sure

  • Fiorella Topo
    Fiorella Topo 2 months ago

    Please help, I want to buy a new laptop, I'm a graphic design student, my options are between this macbook pro 16' i9 and the zenbook pro duo 15' i9, qhich one is better? I work with many programs at the same time and I want a good screen

  • 張泰銘
    張泰銘 2 months ago

    With this thickness, they can pack in any I/O they want. I see none useful. So in every way, they’re not really making a product that’s pro Sumer.
    The deal too is the profit and revenue from dongles is just huge huge huge.

  • 張泰銘
    張泰銘 2 months ago

    Apple is criminal syndicate that rips off customers.

  • Minds Eye
    Minds Eye 2 months ago

    Dave were you high or drunk or both while shooting this vid?

  • Sean Ozz
    Sean Ozz 2 months ago

    i just got my 16" macbook pro and i am typing this on my 2016 butterfly keyboard because i love this keyboard so much. why oh why did they have to give up on the butterfly. i LOVE the feel of it, the low travel and the click. the 16" is all spongy like sorta like my old 2012 imac.
    will be interesting to see if i keep going back to my 13" with the butterfly and ignore my new 16".
    yeah, yeah, i am the minority.

  • Alex A.
    Alex A. 2 months ago

    right now after several years you are telling me" After several years of poor offerings"? Are you going to say the same thing in several years to come? No problem, People forget what you said in the next day or two because they are idiots.

  • Alex A.
    Alex A. 2 months ago

    I like the review, I like the improvements, But I am not buying it. My chick is still waiting in bed for me. Gotta cut it short

  • Raphael Li
    Raphael Li 2 months ago +3

    A customer friendly device.
    After SO many years.
    Congrats apple.

  • Nicolò Capovillatesta
    Nicolò Capovillatesta 2 months ago

    Some people are reporting an issue with the 16”MacBook Pro.
    The speakers make a “popping” sound when they stop playing audio (watching a TVclip video or editing in Final Cut Pro).
    Any thoughts on this? Have you experienced the same problem?
    By the way, great video as always. Thanks

  • Felix Le chat
    Felix Le chat 2 months ago

    Listen guys, apple jump a generation of MacBook pro for getting more time to improve this 16inch model and fixed all problems. Now customers are happy they never been more enthusiastic for buying one. Again great marketing Apple!

  • Sionbon Kwok
    Sionbon Kwok 2 months ago

    1:35 you looked exciting lol

  • Jusdat
    Jusdat 2 months ago

    No, it's not fixed yet. I won't buy any Macbook from Apple until they bring back upgradable RAM and SSD. I'm staying with my Hackintosh Macbook for now.

  • Thobani Mqadi
    Thobani Mqadi 2 months ago

    I absolutely love this video 😂😂😂 I feel like you have been long waiting for this, and Apple listened as if they’ve been watching your MacBook videos in the last few years 😅

  • Aman Kushwaha
    Aman Kushwaha 2 months ago

    Dave have you taken money for promoting apple ? Lol 😂😅😅😅😅

  • iiElysium x
    iiElysium x 2 months ago

    Nice to see Apple starting to put function over form in there designs

  • 赵Ellen
    赵Ellen 2 months ago

    Keyboard keyboard keyboard! the only reason that gets me switching to the 16

  • Cristian Notaro
    Cristian Notaro 2 months ago

    3:53 How can a tech youtuber/person not only say "megs" instead of "gigs" and not realise it on the spot, but also when editing the video? 😢

  • Julian Fletcher
    Julian Fletcher 2 months ago

    0:53 'thicc'

  • Dj Cola
    Dj Cola 2 months ago

    Am i the only one who saw T H I C C on the 16 inch vers at 0:55?

  • Ramin Rahnema
    Ramin Rahnema 2 months ago

    can't wait to not be able to afford this

  • Muhammad Umar
    Muhammad Umar 2 months ago

    Apple must be having a party knowing that the boss Dave has endorsed new Macbook lol

  • Manga
    Manga 2 months ago

    so this or the imac 27 inch? It seems like they are equally powerful.

  • V. Sriram Sundar
    V. Sriram Sundar 2 months ago

    Why did you change the title?

    • V. Sriram Sundar
      V. Sriram Sundar 2 months ago

      For people who don't know the old title was "16 inches of fixed MacBook"

  • Karan Bindal
    Karan Bindal 2 months ago

    This move can make other companies to improve thermals on flagship lineups especially Dell

  • Maanav Khurana
    Maanav Khurana 2 months ago +3

    Proud of Apple, I am planning to quit Windows because of how BS it is. Apple here I come!

  • obamtl
    obamtl 2 months ago

    Wow, I never thought I’d see the day Dave Lee won’t pan the MBP. Meanwhile, am I the only one that misses the low key travel and stability of the butterfly keyboard? Sure, the reliability issues are big enough to negate any other pluses, but I wish the new keyboard was more stable and had less travel. If you type really long documents, that extra speed from lower travel and greater key stability is a huge plus.

  • Frank Sz
    Frank Sz 2 months ago

    I still can't believe that Dave is standing in his videos. Oh yeah..and the laptop, who cares, too expensive.

  • Cornelius Dobeneck
    Cornelius Dobeneck 2 months ago

    They did not listen to what people wanted they listened to decreasing sales because they fucked up for years and years and people reached the point were they had become fed up with with crApple bullshit and their arrogance. crApple had no other chance but to release a new MacBook that is not complete garbage.

  • tsabszy
    tsabszy 2 months ago +1

    such a great business model. push out crappy hardware for years pretending you just don't care about the complaints of the users. then improve on some of those issues very late while you kept getting rich af, pretending like you are so great that you finally do something about those issues that had been around for half a decade and user satisfaction will skyrocket :D

  • MikeJ
    MikeJ 2 months ago +2

    Lets get couple things right first. Legal maximum capacity to lithium ion batteries in airplane is under 100Wh. New 16" mbp has 99,3Wh or something very close to 100Wh but not exactly 100Wh like they marketing on their website. Because 100Wh and over is not allowed to commercial airplanes.
    Secondly apple didn't listen their power users, like all the professional media users. Why? well where the fuck is SD card reader and HDMI port huh? And please don't tell me that it didn't fit into that even bigger chase like last time. Also that keyboard is not an upgrade its downgrade since its the same type of keyboard as their 2015 model had before all that butterfly keyboard crap. Okay okay its key travel is shorter but still the technology behind it is exactly the same as 5 years ago. And the reason why they changed it is only money. Getting lawsuits and having replacement campaign's is not very cheap for anybody.

  • Konrad Johnson
    Konrad Johnson 2 months ago +1

    As a 2018 15" MacBook Pro owner I feel so fooled.

  • Doug Clark
    Doug Clark 2 months ago

    As someone that is a professional software developer, web developer, graphic designer, and amateur content (music and, to a lesser extent, video) creator, Apple's current gen MBP's have been a huge "meh." I only upgraded to the 2016 because my 2011 was basically hanging on to dear life, and I've since traded it in for a 2018 with basically base specs (since it was *still* faster than my $4400 MBP only two years earlier). Sure, it's much faster and much more responsive, and I really do like USB-C/TB3, but I've never felt the mobile experience was any better than an 8 year old machine - some things were done better (the touchpad and its weight) and many were done worse (keyboard, Touch Bar). This, however, is finally a MacBook Pro worthy of the Pro moniker. A physical escape key and *arrow keys that make sense*, not to mention a keyboard that gives you actual feedback when you type. The Touch Bar is now less of a "really, Apple, y u do that?" and more of a "oh, okay, this actually works" kind of thing (though it still needs haptic feedback and introduction into their wireless keyboards, IMO). The 1 TB and 2 TB SSD upgrade options are now within reach financially - the choice most people will make - but an 8 TB option for the clinically insane (or those that need to work on 4K footage without an external drive). And, from what I've seen in the benchmarks, the 5kM video cards absolutely *smoke* the Vega chips, even with the lowest powered option.
    Finally, Apple has made a MBP that's excellent, simply by addressing its user's concerns.

  • Christopher Hill
    Christopher Hill 2 months ago

    It's the first apple laptop in years that I am prepared to spend that much money on.
    Apple has been taking everyone for a ride with their MacBook pros for the past few years.

  • TheGreatWent1
    TheGreatWent1 2 months ago

    full of poo

  • Ashiqur Rahman
    Ashiqur Rahman 2 months ago +1

    Hating Apple now! Bought my MacBook Pro 15 -late 2018 (i9 2.9 GHz, 32 GB Ram, Vega Pro 20 and 1 TB SSD) for £4,403. Now, Apple released this and I need 64 GB Ram now!

    • Paul Sandoval
      Paul Sandoval 2 months ago

      I go my MacBook upgraded @7white_hat direct message on ig

  • lowercvse
    lowercvse 2 months ago


  • Shravan Kini
    Shravan Kini 2 months ago +1

    Hey Dave. I really wanted to know how good this device is for 3D animation involving complex scenes. Also, how is the overall performance when compared to other RTX studio laptops.

  • George Nigg
    George Nigg 2 months ago

    another great heating device for winter?

  • Aakash Bisen
    Aakash Bisen 2 months ago +1

    This is my dream book but it doesn't matter b'cuz i can't afford it😥

  • C O
    C O 2 months ago

    So keyboard upgraded from complete disaster butterfly to total trash imac keyboard, rejoice, fanboys.

  • Der Italiener
    Der Italiener 2 months ago

    Apple just scammed all of their MacBook Pro customers since 2016. But it’s good to see, that they improved so much, that the current base 16” Model is a good value.

  • Multitalent
    Multitalent 2 months ago

    New Radeon Pro 5500M chips are Navi architecture, by the way. They're EXTREMELY good.

  • Plamen2007
    Plamen2007 2 months ago

    Bro you look like you haven't slept since the 15 inch

  • grisvian brudlie
    grisvian brudlie 2 months ago

    0:55 2019 macbook pro yes its "thicc" not thick

  • OTL The High Temple of Spam

    They almost cared. Dedicated graphics are still arse. No card reader to speak of. io still not good enough. Repairability is horrendous the T2 chip is a fucking joke.
    Apple are still being anticompetitive dip shits.
    This thing doesn't go far enough. Apple have a lot of catching up to do and a lot of earning the trust of consumers back. It's too bad consumers don't really know just how fucked they are being.
    The screen is pretty great but 100hz would have gone a long way.