The wait is finally over! The new Apple Mac Pro today goes on sale in all channels – both online and retail outlets — of the Cupertino. With the innovative cylindrical design and unique performance, the latest version of the Mac Pro was presented last summer during the WWDC, and in a few hours, it will make its official entry on the market.
The new Mac Pro is the first Apple computer completely manufactured in the United States. From the presentation to the actual availability, there’re nearly six months of waiting, a grueling time for clients mostly professionals dealing with the graphics.
The prices aren’t affordable for everyone, but you have to keep in mind as it’s a device designed for professionals and large companies, rather than for home users. From today, it’s finally available with a price tag of $2,999 and $3,999.
The $2,999 comes with a 3.7GHz quad-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, 12GB 1866MHz DDR3 ECC RAM, dual AMD FirePro D300 GPUs, each with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM, and 256GB of PCIe-based flash storage. The $3,999 option features a 3.5GHz six-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs, each with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM, and 256GB of PCIe-based flash storage.
The Mac Pro, of course, runs OS X Mavericks and comes with pre-installed iLife and iWork suites. It doesn’t have a monitor, but you can opt for an Apple 27-inch Thunderbolt display for $1,000 or a 32-inch Sharp PN-K321 4K display for $3,595.
For configuration or additional information you have to head to the official website. For those who want to go beyond the standard versions, there’re some upgrade options as follows:
If you follow the customization and pick all upgrade options at the top level, the flabbergasted extreme model will cost $9,600.