Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted an image of the Mac Pro assembly line in Austin, with the words, “We have begun manufacturing the Mac Pro in Austin. It’s the most powerful Mac ever. Orders start tomorrow.”
The $2,999 configuration of the Mac Pro features a 3.7GHz quad-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, two AMD FirePro D500 workstation GPUs with 2GB of dedicated RAM per unit, 12GB of system RAM and a 256 flash storage module. The $3,999 version ups the ante with a 3.5GHz six-core processor, with 3GB of dedicated RAM to each of those workstation GPUs, 16GB of memory and 256GB of flash storage. Custom configurations allow for 8- or 12-core processors, AMD FirePro D700 GPUs with 6GB of RAM, a maximum of 64GB of system memory and up to 1TB of flash storage.