The Mac Pro...
Supercomputer or super-ambitious? We'll let you decide.
It was released on the 10th of December 2019, and Apple was ready to take yet another bite at the personal computing market. This time, their price range indicates they're looking to cater to a different demographic - so get ready to remortgage your home and hold-on tight, we're about to tell you all about this mighty machine.
2.5GHz 28‑core Intel Xeon W processor, Turbo Boost up to 4.4GHz
1.5TB (12x128GB) of DDR4 ECC memory Two Radeon Pro Vega II Duo with 2x32GB of HBM2 memory each
8TB SSD storage Apple Afterburner card Stainless steel frame with wheels
Magic Mouse 2 + Magic Trackpad 2 Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad - British Final Cut Pro X Logic Pro X
At the time of writing this review, (in the UK) the purchase price for a Mac Pro is listed on Apple's website at £5,499. (With all upgrade it's at a whopping £49,167.98!) Apple provides a wide variety of upgrade options; from increased processing power, more storage, you can even add wheels on to the bottom of your Mac Pro!
Who is this great for? - Professionals in creative industries (design, music, art etc.). - Gamers can enjoy a powerful, reliable performance. - iOS Developers can benefit from the latest in hardware/software innovation.
So to summarise... The Mac Pro is a robust piece of technology that brings about a good level of performance and reliability. Some feel that it's price is too much of a barrier, others feel that it's suitable for Apple's target market.
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