It has been long that Apple has delayed the refresh of its iMac personal computer, but, it has finally come into the light as Apple revealed its new iMac Pro 2017. The new Apple iMac Pro features the latest CPU and new AMD Vega GPU.
The hardware of Apple iMac Pro 2017 comes in different versions, divided on basis of core count and memory capacity of AMD Vega GPU. The lower version includes CPUs with either 8 or 10 cores and the highest version will have a whooping 18 core count. Moreover, the lower version will have 8GB of HBM2 memory or 16GB HBM2 memory. In short, the new Apple iMac Pro 2017 comes packed with plenty of combinations.
According to John Ternus, Apple’s vice president of Hardware Engineering:
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.
Display wise, the new Apple iMac Pro 2017 will feature 27-inch large screen supporting 5K display. The 5K display is achieved via the new AMD Vega GPU technology along with the revised and refreshed higher core count processor packed in a desktop computer.
Following are the specs known so far for Apple iMac Pro 2017:
- Xeon processor with 18 core-count processor
- Base model with 8 core count processor
- 2 GPU variants, Radeon Pro Vega 56 (8GB HBM2) and Radeon Pro Vega 64 (16GB HBM2)
- 32 GB RAM with 1 TB SSD Storage in base model
The new Apple iMac Pro will come out later in December this year, with price starting at $4,999.