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The Mac Pro represents larger-scale, professional-level desktops aimed at serious hobbyists and business owners who are looking for a beast of a machine.

As Apple confidently states, this Mac PC is designed to be custom-designed. It sports an all-new look centered on a unified thermal core, with plenty of input/output ports so you have all the room you need for your external devices.

When it comes to processing performance, the Mac Pro is unrivaled. The basic Mac Pro quad core model is equipped with an Intel Xeon Ivy Bridge-EP processor, while the highest-end Mac Pros are powered by twelve-core processors. The advantage of Intel’s Ivy Bridge-EP line is that it’s specifically built for workstations and servers, so it can provide faster data access and greater application performance.

You don’t even have to worry about memory bottlenecks. With a four-channel memory controller, the processors access data faster than ever. And, thanks to 1866MHz DDR3 ECC SDRAM, the newest Mac Pro gets a significant boost in memory bandwidth.

If you need a desktop computer that can keep up with your creativity and imagination, the Mac Pro certainly fits the bill. All new Mac Pros sport dual AMD FirePro processors; the highest-end Mac Pros can be configured with GPUs from the AMD FirePro D700 line. You can also choose to upgrade to dual AMD FirePro D700 GPUs, each with 6GB of GDDR5 VRAM, if you’re into more demanding applications. The combination of dual processors and ample dedicated VRAM is best suited for motion graphics, animation, and 3D modeling and rendering.

When it comes to storage space, the Mac Pro will give you all you can handle. It comes with PCIe flash storage that can give you up to 1TB of internal storage space. The Mac Pro’s next-generation PCIe flash storage is up to 2.4 times faster than SATA-based solid state drives and up to 10 times faster than 7200-rpm SATA hard drives. This level of speed and storage capacity delivers shorter boot-up and app launch times.

With its ultra-advanced processors, incredible graphics performance, and a ridiculously massive storage space, Apple has all the right to claim that the newest Mac Pro is the most advanced and most powerful Mac ever made. So if you’re a professional designer looking for a desktop that can handle intensive graphics applications, a researcher who needs tons of hard drive space, or just someone who’s looking for the most capable desktop today, this bad boy is the one for you.