New Mac Pro Specs, Pricing info
The much anticipated Mac Pro can finally be yours, if you really need to get your hands on one you will have to give it to Apple as they won’t ship any until February. However as of Thursday Apple already starting taking orders for the two basic models, the basic model starts at $2,999 and $3,999 for the Intel Xeon six-core E5 3.5 GHz.
Apple has announced that the new Mac Pro will be available to order starting Thursday, December 19 , and the most basic model will hit the market at 3,049 euros or $2,999.
Completely redesigned, the innovative new Mac Pro incorporates the latest Intel Xeon E5, dual AMD FirePro D300 GPU, flash storage processors and PCIe-based flash ECC memory.
Designed around an innovative unified thermal core, the new Mac Pro integrates unprecedented performance in aluminum design measuring just 25.1 cm and occupies one-eighth the size of the previous generation Mac Pro.
It incorporates Intel Xeon processors with 4, 6 , 8 or 12 -core Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz and two GPUs AMD FirePro workstation type offering up to eight times the graphics performance of the previous generation Mac Pro.
The PCIe flash -based storage offers sequential read speeds up to 10 times faster than conventional hard drives, ECC DDR3 memory and the new Mac Pro provides a bandwidth of up to 60 GBps memory , editing video with all efficiency 4K resolution while simultaneously processes the effects in the background.
It has six Thunderbolt 2 ports each offering up to 20 Gbps of bandwidth per external device, a system that completely redefines the possibilities of extending a desktop computer, to add support for connecting up to 36 high-performance peripherals, including monitors 4K generation.
Price and Availability
The new Mac Pro is available with Intel E5 Xeon quad-core processor 3.7 GHz and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz, AMD FirePro D300 Dual GPU with 2GB VRAM each, 12 GB memory and 256 GB PCIe flash -based storage , from 3,049 euros ( EUR 2519.83 excluding VAT) or $2,999.
In case you want to with Intel Xeon six-core E5 3.5 GHz and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz, AMD FirePro D500 Dual GPU with 3GB of VRAM each memory , 16 GB of memory and PCIe 256GB flash storage, from 4,049 euros ( EUR 3346.28 excluding VAT) or $3,999.
Configuration options include Xeon E5 as 8 processors and 12 cores , AMD FirePro GPUs D700 with 6 GB of VRAM , up to 64 GB of memory and PCIe flash storage up to 1TB. Full technical specifications, configuration options and accessories available as are available on the apple.com / uk / mac- pro /
The equipment will be available for order from Thursday, December 19 , at the Apple Online Store, Apple Store in certain stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.