Apple iMac Pro Scheduled to Ship in December

The pro workstation will feature up to 18-core processors, 22 teraflops of GPU performance, fast storage and advanced I/O.
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<p>During a presentation at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose on June 5, Apple gave a sneak peek of the upcoming iMac Pro, an entirely new workstation-class product line designed for pro users. With a 27-inch Retina 5K display, up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 teraflops of graphics computation, the iMac Pro will be the most powerful Mac ever made. Featuring a space gray enclosure, iMac Pro packs incredible performance for advanced graphics editing, virtual reality content creation and real-time 3D rendering. iMac Pro is scheduled to ship in December starting at $4,999.</p>
<p>In addition to the new iMac Pro, Apple is working on a completely redesigned, next-generation Mac Pro architected for pro customers who need the highest-end, high-throughput system in a modular design, as well as a new high-end pro display.</p>

<p>"We're thrilled to give developers and customers a sneak peek at iMac Pro. This will be our fastest and most powerful Mac ever, which brings workstation-class computing to iMac for the first time," says John Ternus, Apple's vice president of hardware engineering. "We reengineered the whole system and designed an entirely new thermal architecture to pack extraordinary performance into the elegant, quiet iMac enclosure our customers love. iMac Pro is a huge step forward and there's never been anything like it."</p>
<p><strong>Workstation-Class Performance in an iMac Design</strong><br> Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is designed to handle the most demanding pro workflows. With an all-flash architecture and all-new thermal design, iMac Pro delivers up to 80 percent more cooling capacity in the same thin and seamless iMac design.</p>

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<p><strong>The Most Advanced Graphics Ever in a Mac</strong><br> iMac Pro comes with the new Radeon Pro Vega GPU, the most advanced graphics ever in a Mac. Featuring a new next-generation compute core and up to 16 GB of on-package high-bandwidth memory (HBM2), iMac Pro with the Vega GPU delivers up to 11 teraflops of single-precision compute power for real-time 3D rendering and immersive, high frame rate VR. And for half-precision computation, ideal for machine learning, iMac Pro delivers up to 22 teraflops of performance.</p>
<p><strong>Fast Storage and Advanced I/O</strong><br> iMac Pro also supports up to 4 TB of SSD and up to 128 GB of ECC memory. With four Thunderbolt 3 ports, it can connect to up to two high-performance RAID arrays and two 5K displays at the same time. For the first time ever on a Mac, iMac Pro features 10Gb Ethernet for up to 10 times faster networking.</p>
<p><strong>Pricing and Availability</strong> <br> iMac Pro is scheduled to ship in December starting at $4,999. More details can be found at <a href="https://www.apple.com/imac-pro">apple.com/imac-pro</a>.</p>

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