imac pro

On stage during the keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple has surely announced internal upgrades for its long-standing iMac lineup. Some of the variants not only received beefed up internals but even secured a price cut in an attempt to lure more users towards its integrated desktop computer devices. However, the limelight of the lineup was stolen by the debut (or a sneak peek) at the upcoming souped version of the device called iMac Pro.

The iMac Pro has been designed keeping in mind the necessities of professionals who need to work with extensive amounts of data sets and use cases, which require immense processing power and memory capabilities. Hence, what Apple is dubbing as “the most powerful Mac ever” is going to now provide consumers with workstation-like functionality in this upgraded all-in-one system. The same build upon the painfully outdated and useless lineup, which bagged a minor upgrade today.

Now, Apple thinks consumers who’ll purchase the said desktop all-in-one computer will require immense power. Thus, it is looking to provide you with the option to start off with an eight-core Xeon processor, with configuration available up to 18-core Xeon chips.

The display for the setup remains the same, the 5K Retina monitor, which is the highest in Apple’s lineup and will now be output an immense graphic performance — thanks to the new AMD Radeon Vega graphics GPU. You’ll be provided with an option to shell out moolah to include up to 16GB of VRAM and up to 4TB for SSD storage.

The iMac Pro also brings along four thunderbolt ports, four USB ports, and a 10 Gigabit ethernet port — a first for the said lineup. It also has a slew of other improvement Apple did not talk about but did put it up on the big screen during the keynote. The device has now been made capable of extensive video editing, machine learning and AR/VR capabilities — thanks to the 22 teraflops of output power.

The iMac Pro, which will be available in a sleek and sexy space grey color, has presently only been shown off to the audience. It will be widely made available to consumers in December, starting at $4,999.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.