Home Your IT Home IT Apple's Mac Pro on sale today
Apple's Mac Pro on sale today Featured

Apple is releasing its radically redesigned Mac Pro today, but you'll need at least a cool $4,000 to pick one up.

The new beasty hardware takes up around one-eighth the space of its predecessor and is a massive change in design as well, opting for a cylindrical design rather than the old, boring rectangular box.

The Mac Pro, described by Apple as "built for creativity on an epic scale," also doesn't compromise on power; it can be configured to boast a quad-, 6-core or 12-core Intel Xeon processor, dual AMD FirePro graphics cards, up to 64GB of RAM, and up to 1TB of super-fast PCI-Express flash storage.

In Australia, the base level quad-core Mac Pro will set you back AU$3,999, and the 6-core step-up model is AU$5,2999. Apple's US pricing is cheaper, at US$2,999 for the base model and US$3,999 for the 6-core model (both before sales tax).

It's expected the maximum configuration of the computer will set you back over $10,000.

The Mac Pro page still says "coming in December" but it should be available to purchase if you walk into an Apple store right now.

For more info check out Apple Australia's Mac Pro landing page here.

FREE WHITEPAPER - REMOTE SUPPORT TRENDS FOR 2015

Does your remote support strategy keep you and your CEO awake at night?

Today’s remote support solutions offer much more than just remote control for PCs. Their functional footprint is expanding to include support for more devices and richer analytics for trend analysis and supervisor dashboards.

It is imperative that service executives acquaint themselves with the new features and capabilities being introduced by leading remote support platforms and find ways to leverage the capabilities beyond technical support.

Field services, education services, professional services, and managed services are all increasing adoption of these tools to boost productivity and avoid on-site visits.

Which product is easiest to deploy, has the best maintenance mode capabilities, the best mobile access and custom reporting, dynamic thresholds setting, and enhanced discovery capabilities?

To find out all you need to know about using remote support to improve your bottom line, download this FREE Whitepaper.

DOWNLOAD!

David Swan

David Swan is a tech journalist from Melbourne and is iTWire's Associate Editor. Having started off as a games reviewer at the age of 14, he now has a degree in Journalism from RMIT (with Honours) and owns basically every gadget under the sun.

Connect