Memory and storage provider OWC rolled out its new Accelsior 8M2 PCIe solid state drive (SSD), calling it the “world’s fastest and highest capacity” storage system of its kind for your 2019 Mac Pro, or any Windows, Linux or PCIe expansion system.
Trump snagged the very first 2019 Mac Pro
It’s good to be the president. People just give you things, like the first 2019 Mac Pro assembled in Austin, Texas. Tim Cook gave this pricy computer to Trump, probably after the president toured the factory.
OWC adds wheels to your Mac Pro for a mere $199
Apple sells wheels for the 2019 Mac Pro for the slightly ridiculous price of $699. On Thursday, a third-party accessory maker launched a cheaper option. Well, relatively cheaper: the OWC Rover Pro wheel kit is $199.
$700 Mac Pro wheels really suck for skateboarding
For a mere $699, you can add a set of wheels to the Mac Pro. Or, for the same stunning amount of money, you can attach those wheels to a skateboard.
Braille Skateboarding did just that. Watch the ridiculous video they created.
New Radeon Pro W5700X GPU is Mac Pro’s most affordable yet
Those looking to improve the graphics performance of their 2019 Mac Pro can now pick up the Radeon Pro W5700X MPX Module from the Apple Online Store.
For exactly $1,000, the new GPU offers up to 9.4 teraflops of compute performance and 16GB of GDDR6 memory. It uses AMD’s latest RDNA architecture, and it’s now the most affordable GPU module Apple sells.
Mac Pro and Mac mini land in Apple refurb store with huge savings
Looking for a new Mac but don’t want to put a dent in your bank account during the COVID-19-induced economic meltdown?
Apple added a bunch of 2018 Mac mini and 2019 Mac Pro units to its online refurbished store late Thursday, offering customers huge savings with the same warranty as a brand-new machine. In the case of the Mac Pro, you can save up to $4,000!
Take a crazy deep dive into Mac Pro with Apple’s 46-page technology overview
Apple goes into extreme detail about its new Mac Pro in a white paper released today. Anyone seeking an answer to an obscure question about this workstation can look through this 46-page Technology Overview.
Pro colorist pans Apple Pro Display with science and one-liners
Professional colorist and YouTube HDTV reviewer Vincent Teoh says he cannot recommend Apple’s $5,000 Pro Display XDR to creatives who do commercial color grading.
But the pricey monitor’s “beautiful design will look good in the office of a divorce lawyer,” Teoh says.
The wait for rack mount Mac Pro is over
Apple today began taking orders for the alternative Mac Pro version designed to be installed in server rooms; previously it was only taking pre-orders. Units purchased today ship next week.
The rack-mount model comes in a different casing than the more standard tower one, and costs $500 more.
Mac Pro’s new 8TB storage option costs more than a 5K iMac
You can order Apple’s all-new Mac Pro with a whopping 8TB of storage.
Just like every other Mac Pro upgrade, however, it isn’t cheap. Maxing out your SSD space will cost you more than a high-end iMac with Retina 5K display — or even a brand-new 16-inch MacBook Pro.