Engineered around workstation graphics with dual GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage, high-performance Thunderbolt 2, Xeon processors, fast memory and support for 4K video, Mac Pro delivers brilliant performance across the board.
Sometimes, to make major step forward, you have to completely change direction.
When we began work on the next Mac Pro, we considered every element that defines a pro computer — graphics, storage, expansion, processing power and memory. And we challenged ourselves to find the best, most forward-looking way possible to engineer each one of them. When we put it all together, the result was something entirely new. Something radically different from anything before it. Something that provides an extremely powerful argument against the status quo.
The new power structure
Engineered around workstation graphics with dual GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage, high-performance Thunderbolt 2, new-generation Xeon processors, ultra-fast memory and support for 4K video, the new Mac Pro delivers state-of-the-art performance across the board.
The new Mac Pro is muscle through and through, starting with the new-generation Intel Xeon E5, available with 4, 6, 8 or 12 cores of processing power on a single die. And with up to 30MB of L3 cache, 40GB/s of PCI Express gen 3 bandwidth and 256-bit-wide floating-point instructions, you’ll never be at a loss for speed.
Dual AMD FirePro D500 graphics processors with 3GB of GDDR5 VRAM each
- 1526 stream processors
- 384-bit-wide memory bus
- 240GB/s memory bandwidth
- 2.2 teraflops performance
Dual AMD FirePro D700 graphics processors with 6GB of GDDR5 VRAM each
- 2048 stream processors
- 384-bit-wide memory bus
- 264GB/s memory bandwidth
- 3.5 teraflops performance
A unified thermal core
A single breakthrough fan
An incredible amount of innovation went into designing a fan system capable of cooling such a high-performance device. Instead of adding extra fans, we engineered a single, larger fan that pulls air upwards through a bottom intake. As air passes vertically through the centre of the device, it absorbs heat and carries it out of the top. It’s simple and elegant — and also astonishingly quiet. To achieve that, we had to consider every detail: the number of blades, the size of the blades, the spacing of the blades and even the shape of the blades. By minimising air resistance throughout the system, we were able to design a fan with backward-curved impeller blades that runs at fewer revolutions per minute, draws air more efficiently as it spins and creates considerably less noise.
Expansion, vastly expanded
In creating a pro computer for the future, we wanted to provide an enormous amount of expansion — without being limited to the space inside the enclosure. Designed with built-in Thunderbolt 2, USB 3, Gigabit Ethernet and HDMI 1.4 ports, Mac Pro sets a new standard in flexible, high-performance expansion. It’s our most expandable Mac yet. And it has everything you need to build a workstation completely customised to what you need and how you work.