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Topic: Mac Pro

G-Technology to ship Thunderbolt 2 'Studio Series' RAID arrays in mid-May, up to 24TB

04/16/2014, 08:04 pm

The latest entry in a growing selection of Thunderbolt 2 capable storage solutions, G-Technology's G-SPEED Studio and G-RAID Studio RAID arrays incorporate high-capacity 6TB HDDs and ultra-fast I/O into small chassis designs.

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OWC launches Mac Pro CPU and memory upgrade service

04/02/2014, 01:04 am

Other World Computing on Tuesday announced a new turnkey upgrade program for late-2013 Mac Pros that offers replacement Intel Xeon CPUs and cheaper memory options not available directly from Apple.

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Review: Sharp's 32" 4K display is a high-performance workhorse made for Apple's Mac Pro

03/23/2014, 03:03 am

Apple has made clear its intent to support ultra high-resolution displays with the latest Mac and OS X products, but without a 4K display of its own (yet) the company sells only one UHD monitor as a go-along with its flagship Mac Pro: Sharp's PN-K321.

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Transcend's 32GB RAM modules for Apple's Mac Pro doubles max memory to 128GB [u]

03/14/2014, 04:03 pm

Memory manufacturer Transcend on Friday announced availability of high-density DDR3 RDIMM RAM modules that bring the Mac Pro's total memory up to 128GB, doubling the max configuration advertised on the Apple Store.

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Deals: MacBook Pro coupons; Mac Pros in stock; 60% off Harman Kardon BT headphones

03/11/2014, 06:03 pm

In addition to 3% coupon codes on MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros, this week's deals deliver the lowest prices yet on three CTO Retina MacBook Pros. Meanwhile, dozens of Mac Pros configs are now arriving at authorized resellers at discount, plus tax savings. And Harman Kardon is offering refurbished versions of its award-winning over-ear Bluetooth headphones at over 60% off MSRP.

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Apple releases Mac Pro firmware update to address Power Nap fan control, USB device recognition issues

02/26/2014, 05:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday released an SMC firmware update for the redesigned Mac Pro that enhances Power Nap fan control and fixes an issue that caused recognize low-speed USB devices on system startup.

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Review: Corning's Thunderbolt Optical Cable

02/16/2014, 08:02 am

Already in its second generation, the Thunderbolt I/O protocol has been around for three years, but only recently did manufacturers begin production of optical cables to deliver the tentpole feature of long-distance data transfer. AppleInsider was able to test out this highly anticipated addition with Corning's 10m all-optical Thunderbolt cable solution.

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Mac Pro ship times slip to April as demand continues to outstrip supply

02/11/2014, 11:02 pm

After launching preorders for the completely redesigned Mac Pro in December it looks as though Apple is still struggling to meet demand, as the company's online store now reflects ship times of April for all configurations.

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New Mac Pros support AMD's CrossFire GPU teaming, but currently only within Windows

02/07/2014, 04:02 pm

Apple's newly-redesigned Mac Pro ships standard with dual GPUs configured via hardware to support AMD's CrossFire GPU-pairing technology, but only when running Microsoft Windows.

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Apple says turning off Bluetooth may improve AirPlay Mirroring on latest Macs

02/05/2014, 01:02 pm

Apple said it's aware of an issue where its latest professional Macs may experience AirPlay Mirroring jitters when connected to certain wireless networks and recommended a temporary fix.

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Review: Promise Pegasus2 Thunderbolt 2 RAID array for Apple's latest professional Macs

02/04/2014, 09:02 am

Promise Technology's Pegasus2 RAID storage solution was one of the first products to sport the latest Thunderbolt 2 , offering blazingly fast read/write speeds for data-intensive operations.

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Deals: $100 off new MacBook Airs & Mac Pros; up to $770 off Retina MacBook Pros

01/31/2014, 05:01 pm

A fresh wave of price drops and 2-day sales on Apple's Mac product family this friday are further sweetened by exclusive offers already granted to AI readers, yielding some of the lowest prices seen this year on MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, iMacs and Mac Pros.

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Review: Apple's redesigned late 2013 Mac Pro

01/09/2014, 10:01 am

After years of waiting, pro users finally get a completely revamped Mac designed specifically to suit their needs, complete with bespoke chassis, high-powered internals and a price tag to match.

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Want one of Apple's new Mac Pros now? Best Buy says it has a few in stock [u]

01/04/2014, 12:01 pm

While Apple's new American-mac Mac Pro desktop is backordered on the company's retail store until at least February, one of its brick-and-mortar retail partners says it currently shipping out a limited supply of both standard retail configurations. [Update: all have sold out]

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New Mac Pro's processor reportedly user-upgradeable

01/03/2014, 04:01 pm

Following its teardown of Apple's new Mac Pro, Other World Computing has supposedly confirmed the cylindrical desktop's processor is user-upgradeable, meaning owners may have the option to keep their machine up to date as new CPUs hit the market.

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Apple touts energy, material efficiency in Mac Pro environmental report

01/02/2014, 04:01 pm

Apple on Thursday released an environmental impact report regarding the company's latest Mac Pro desktop, noting the cylindrical machine uses 74 percent less aluminum than its predecessor, while keeping greenhouse gas emissions low.

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Apple not expecting new Mac Pro to be available in-store until at least March

01/02/2014, 04:01 pm

Production of Apple's new professional desktop is said to be heavily constrained, with representatives indicating that the company's retail stores will not stock the machine until at least March.

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Mac Pro teardown finds easy disassembly, great potential for repairs & upgrades

12/31/2013, 10:12 am

Another dissection of Apple's new cylindrical Mac Pro has once again discovered that despite its unique design, the parts inside the desktop can be easily accessed, repaired or upgraded if need be.

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Teardown of Apple's new Mac Pro reveals socketed, removable Intel CPU

12/27/2013, 02:12 pm

Hardware enthusiasts will likely be pleased to know that the processor powering Apple's new Mac Pro desktop appears removable, meaning that future upgrades of the CPU could be possible.

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Apple's first new Mac Pro shipments arrive early for Christmas Eve

12/25/2013, 01:12 pm

The first customers who ordered Apple's distinctive new Mac Pro workstation system have started receiving their orders in time for unwrapping on Christmas.

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