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The T2 chip in iMac Pro took over the many functions previously held by the CPU

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2018/1/5 12:05:17     readed:297


On Thursday,MacWorldJason Snell details the T2 chip in an article:

The article not only describes its function-for example, mentioning that T2 can play the role of 'mass storage controller' -but also states that it has 'full control'iMacPro internal flash slot array.

T2 chip can control write iMac ProEach byte of data in flash memory is also responsible for the decryption work that the user reads. Even if you pull the flash memory out of iMac Pro, you can only see a bunch of garbled ones.


The other role of the T2 chip is to manage the entire process from the very beginning of verification to the end of the boot process.Including validating a bootloader that is valid and has the correct signature encryption, and leaving the rest of the work to iMacPro hardware.

It is important to point out that these were formerly the work of "Launching Security Utilities," which users can call out during Command-R commands during start-up.In addition by default, the machine's security has been quite comprehensive:

Even when installing an operating system, you need a network connection to verify its validity - including installation through Boot CampMicrosoftThe latest Windows 10 operating system.

However, the media speculation that the need for network connectivity to verify this feature should also be completely disabled.

Interestingly, T2 chip also took over the new 1080p FaceTime camera.It integrates a new image processor, modified FaceTime camera vegetables, this point with the apple atiPhoneThe implementation of the automatic image adjustment function is similar.

Finally, the T2 chip actually holds more devices, including microphones on computers, fan speeds, and speakers.

[Compiled from:Apple Insider]


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