Built for creativity on an epic scale.
Sometimes to take a major step forward, you have to completely change direction.
When we began work on 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, Xeon processors, fast memory, and support for 4K video, Mac Pro delivers brilliant performance across the board.
Mac Pro is muscle through and through, starting with the Intel Xeon E5, available with 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.
Every component in Mac Pro is optimized for performance. That includes a four-channel DDR3 memory controller running at 1866MHz. It supports up to 64GB of memory and delivers up to 60GB/s of memory bandwidth, which means you can fly through even the most compute-intensive tasks in no time. And since it's ECC memory, your render job, video export, or simulation won't be stopped by transient memory errors.
Traditionally, pro computers have relied primarily on the CPU for their computing power. But as GPU performance has dramatically increased, software developers have begun to leverage that power in their apps. With Mac Pro, we looked ahead and engineered an even more powerful GPU architecture. Not only does it feature an AMD FirePro workstation-class GPU - it features two of them. And each is available with up to 6GB of dedicated VRAM with up to 2048 stream processors. With all that power, you'll be able to do things like seamlessly edit full-resolution 4K video while simultaneously rendering effects in the background - and still have enough power to connect up to three high-resolution 5K displays.
There's flash storage, and then there's next-generation PCIe-based flash storage. We're talking storage that's up to 2.4 times faster than the fastest SATA-based solid-state drive and up to 10 times faster than a 7200-rpm SATA hard drive. Most flash storage systems connect via SATA buses designed for slower spinning hard drives. But we designed Mac Pro around PCIe-based flash controller technology to deliver the fastest solid-state drives available standard in a desktop computer. So you'll have up to 1TB of storage that will let you boot up, launch apps, and even open massive files in, well, a flash.