After unveiling the Mac Pro earlier this year at the WWDC, the Cupertino-based company has now launched the desktop PC. The Mac Pro with its futuristic cylindrical-design will be available in India later this year in December with prices starting at Rs 229,900.
The Mac Pro’s cylindrical body measures 9.9×6.6 inch, with a shell outside that lifts up to reveal the interiors of the CPU. It is powered by new-generation Intel Xeon E5 processors with up to 12 cores of processing power, and new PCIe-based flash storage that works 2.5 times faster than the SATA SSD. This apart, it offers dual AMD FirePro workstation-class GPU with up to 6GB of dedicated VRAM, and support for high definition videos at up to 4000p. On connectivity front, it will come with built-in Thunderbolt 2, USB 3, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI 1.4 ports, and wireless connectivity will include 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. On the software front, the Mac Pro runs on OS X Mavericks and comes bundled with apps like Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X and Aperture.
As mentioned above, the Mac Pro will be available in December, with prices starting at Rs 229,900 for the 3.7GHz quad-core Xeon E5, dual AMD FirePro D300 GPUs with 2GB of VRAM each, 12GB RAM, 256GB PCie-based flash storage; Rs 299,900 for the 3.5GHz six-core Xeon E5, dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs with 3GB of VRAM each, 16GB RAM, 256GB PCIe-based flash storage. Faster 8-12 12-core Intel Xeon E5 processors, AMD FirePro D700 GPUs with 6GB of VRAM, up to 64GB of memory, and up to 1TB of PCIe-based flash storage will be available under configure-to-order options.