The desktop has faster processors and throughput features. It will come with server-class Intel Xeon E5 processors with up to 12 CPU cores. It will include up to 30MB of cache and faster ECC memory. It will have six Thunderbolt 2 ports.
The desktop will be able to accommodate up to two Advanced Micro Devices graphics processors with up to 4,096 graphics cores and 12GB of video memory.
At $2,999, the Mac Pro configuration will include a quad-core Intel Xeon E5 processor with speeds of up to 3.9GHz, 12GB of DRAM, two AMD FirePro D300 graphics processors and 256GB of solid-state storage. A configuration with two AMD FirePro D500 graphics processors will be priced at $3,999. The desktop will become available in December.
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