Apple's all-new Mac Pro desktop - which is being assembled at a new factory in Austin, Texas - finally went on sale on Thursday, December 19. The cost of the base model of the new computer is $2,999; and it is available through the Apple online store, Apple's retail stores, and select authorized resellers of Apple devices.
Apple plans to ship the initial orders by December 30. However, within a few hours of its availability for order on Thursday, the shipping estimates for all configurations of the new Mac Pro slipped to February.
The new Mac Pro desktop is a revolutionary device which has been redesigned from the inside out by Apple. It boasts the latest Intel Xeon processors, along with dual workstation-class GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage, and ultra-fast ECC memory. The new Mac Pro ships with OS X Mavericks; and has six Thunderbolt 2 ports, each of which has up to 20Gb/s of bandwidth per device.
The key features of the $2,999-onwards model of the new Mac Pro include a 3.7GHz quad-core Intel Xeon E5 processor with up to 3.9GHz Turbo Boost speeds; dual AMD FirePro D300 GPUs; 12GB of memory; and 256GB of PCIe-based flash storage.
Meanwhile, the main specifications of the new Mac Pro models starting at $3,999 include a 3.5GHz 6-core Intel Xeon E5 processor with up to 3.9GHz Turbo Boost speeds; dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs; 16GB of memory; and
256GB of PCIe-based flash storage.
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