Apple unveiled some new hardware this week at WWDC and among the hardware was the new Mac Pro. The new desktop machine is workstation-class and features Xeon processors with up to 28 cores. The machine has high-performance memory systems with up to 1.5TB of RAM.
Inside the cheesegrater-looking chassis, the machine has eight PCIe slots and graphics architecture with the world’s most advanced graphics cards. The new Mac Pro also introduces Apple afterburner, an accelerator card that enables the playback of thee streams of 8K ProRes RAW video simultaneously.
Along with the Mac Pro, Apple has also unveiled a new display called the Pro Display XDR that is a 32-inch Retina 6K display with P3 wide and 10-bit color gamut. The display has 1,600 nits of peak brightness and 1M:1 contrast ratio.
Apple promises wide viewing angles at a “breakthrough” price point. That breakthrough price point is $4,999 with the Pro Stand adding another $999 and the VESA Mount Adapter at $199. The Mac Pro starts at $5,999. Both products will be available this fall.