With my ear held next to my new M1 Ultra Mac Studio it’s still not as loud as my PC on the other side of the room. It’s louder than my M1 Max MacBook Pro at idle, but quieter when the MBP’s fan kicks in (as it does when building large projects).
1.1. Why use the C API?
Performance. Lua is garbage collected.
You had me at “Performance. Lua is garbage”.