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Apple Upgraded Its Mac Pro Lineup With New Models; Specs & Pricing


Apple upgraded its Mac Pro lineup with new models. Apple has been updating some of its products from past few weeks without any sound. The company has also launched Red variant of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and a new 9.7-inch iPad.

Well, there was a hint on Apple upgrading its Mac Pro lineup and yes, it came out to be true.Apple site now lists two upgraded configurations of the cylindrical/tubular Mac Pro. One base model and other is slightly upgraded one.

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Upgraded Mac Pro Lineup

The first ‘new’ base model comes with 3.5GHz 6-core Intel Xenon E5 processor, dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs, and 16GB RAM, which is up from the older quad-core processor with 12GB RAM. The second model features a 3.0GHz 8-core Intel Xenon E5 processor, dual AMD FirePro D700 GPUs, and 16GB of RAM.

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Storage expansion for both the models support up to 256GB and are configurable to 512GB or 1TB. Apart from that, there is not much of change, the new Mac Pro models offer 4 USB 3 ports, 6 Thunderbolt 2 ports, dual Gigabit Ethernet, and HDMI 1.4 UltraHD ports. The wireless connectivity includes Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0, with no change in the size or weight measurements.

Pricing Of New Mac Pro

Apple earlier this week admitted that their Mac Pro needs an upgrade, well here is Apple revealing two new ‘refreshed’ Mac Pro, which was much needed. The base model is priced at Rs 2,49,900 (US $2,999 in the US) for the 6-core version.

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And the second model is priced at Rs 3,29,900 (US$3,999 in the US). According to Apple’s site, the base model of the Mac Pro is available with free shipping while the 8-core second model us currently unavailable.