For those of you who have been waiting patiently on Apple to offer a Mac Pro that was upgrade-worthy, they have finally answered your prayers. Earlier today, the tech giant introduced the latest Mac Pro ($5999), which will be available in the Fall and looks to be tailor-made for the modern studio workflow.
The new design of the Mac Pro is one of function and accessibility. Apple has created a stainless steel frame with aluminum housing that lifts off and allows for access to every component of the computer. From there, its all about configurability and creating a machine that is ideal for your studio.
The new Mac Pro is built around an Intel Xeon processor which can include up to 28 cores (the most Apple has ever offered space for). The computer has large L2 and shared L3 caches, and 64 PCI Express Lanes for tons of bandwidth. Continue reading →