Apple Set To Release New Mac Pro

By Jay Casteel  |  12/18/2013

Apple Mac Pro

After being unveiled in October, Apple's Mac Pro finally drops this Thurday (Dec. 19).

The powerful desktop Mac boasts a stunning new cylindrical design, reinvented from the inside out.

Other features include an Intel Xeon E5 processor with up to 12-core processing power and a four-channel memory controller that provides up to 60GB/s of memory bandwidth. Also, up to 30MB of L3 cache, and over 500 gigaflops at peak performance, as well as dual AMD FirePro workstation-class GPUs with up to 6GB each of dedicated VRAM and 2048 stream processors, 256GB of configurable PCIe-based on-board flash storage, a combined optical/digital audio output/analog line out minijack, HDMI 1.4 UltraHD, Dual Gigabit Ethernet, six Thunderbolt 2 ports, four USB 3.0 ports and a built-in speaker.

The Apple Mac Pro hits Apple Stores and Apple.com this Thursday, and starts at $3,000. For more info, visit Apple.com.