The Mac Pro, starting with a sizzling 3.7ghz quad-core Intel Xeon E5 Processor, dual AMD FirePro D300 GPUs with 2GB of VRAM each, 12GB of memory and 256GM of PCIe-based flash storage goes on sale Thursday morning. This machine screams Bugatti of desktop computing. It comes with a price tag of $2999. Which dare we say is “affordable” considering this much of pure Apple power.
If you get the feeling we’re excited about this one, it’s because we are.
In addition to what’s under the hood, Apple has packaged the new Mac Pro in an entirely new oval designed casing. People always compare Apple products to art, but this one by far takes the cake.
If all this isn’t enough for you, there are is an upgraded version available with a 3.5 GHz 6-core Intel Xeon E5 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz, dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs with 3GB of VRAM each, 16GB of memory and 256GB of PCIe-based flash storage, starting at $3,999.
You can upgrade even further by opting for the 8-core or 12-core Intel Xeon E5 processors, AMD FirePro D700 GPUs with 6GB of VRAM, up to 64GB of memory and up to 1TB of PCIe-based flash storage.
If you can’t wait to get to the store to feast your eyes on the new Mac Pro then go ahead and watch the video below. It will make you believe that Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak were going for “forbidden fruit” when they named the company Apple: