“The $3,000 entry-level configuration of Apple’s new Mac Pro is nothing to sneeze at — but if you want more horsepower, the price goes up rapidly as high as $9,600,” Stephen Shankland reports for CNET.
“The basic model of the distinctive workstation includes a 3.7 GHz quad-core Intel Xeon E5 processor with a 10MB memory cache, 12GB of 1866MHz DDR3 error-correcting memory, dual AMD FirePro D300 graphics chips with 2GB of video memory each, and a 256GB SSD whose flash memory is connected via the PCI Express bus for faster performance than ordinary SATA-connected SSDs,” Shankland reports. “It’s also got four USB 3.0 ports, six Thunderbolt 2 ports, an HDMI 1.4 port, two gigabit Ethernet ports, 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless networking, a headphone jack, a digital or analog audio output jack, and a built-in speaker.”
Shankland reports, “If you want to go beyond the basics, the sticker shock really kicks in.”
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