Unveiled back in October, the Mac Pro is starting its retail journey from today, December 19. Apple redesigned the Mac Pro entirely and has packed it with some of the best hardware you can find around.
Packing a 3.7 GHz quad-core Intel Xeon E5 CPU with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz, the new Mac Pro also has dual AMD FirePro D300 GPUs with 2GB of VRAM each. RAM is 12GB, while… storage is 256GB of PCIe-based flash memory. This configuration is the cheapest of them all and comes for $2,999.
You can order the Mac Pro with a 3.5 GHz 6-core Intel Xeon E5 CPU, 16GB of RAM and the same 256GB storage for $1000 more at $3,999. Apple also offers a more powerful 8-core or 12-core Intel Xeon E5 processors with 6GB AMD FirePro D700 GPUs and up to 64GB of RAM and 1TB of flash storage.
Apple boasts that all units are assembled in the US. The futuristic casing of the new Mac Pro offers great connectivity with dual Ethernet ports, HDMI, six Thunderbolt 2 ports, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and four USB 3.0 ports.