“Nearly eight years after the Mac Pro’s current design debuted, Apple is toying with a re-designed version of the product,” Seth Weintraub reports for 9 to 5 Mac.
“The new design is said to be narrower at just over 5-inches and a few inches shorter at around 19-inches,” Weintraub reports. “One of the reasons that Apple might be making this particular Mac Pro prototype smaller is because it is able to fit on to a standard server rack.”
Weintraub reports, “The new machine is said to carry ‘stacked’ drives with two drives per sled which will allow a higher drive density than what’s already out there. These stacks are not only built for conventional hard drives, but faster, more reliable SSDs in different configurations. The width of this system configuration is said to be 3U (U = 1.75 inches).”
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