Updated: Mac Pro goes on sale today, Apple announces prices

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Update: Apple has actually now offered us the shipping dates for the Mac Pro, and the bad news is that you may be lingering a while. In the UK the dispatch date will be January for both conventional and customised variations of the Pro. The exact same chooses Australia.

In the US, meanwhile, the tower will deliver ‘by December 30’, nevertheless if you choose to configure your design with some better specs, your order will not be sent up until January either.

Original story below…

It’s taken its sweet time but Apple has actually revealed that the brand-new Mac Pro will be readily available to purchase from December 19.

The 9.9-inch tall Apple tower shows up in a special cylindrical design – not to point out some seriously meaty specs.

The ₤ 2,499 ($2,999, AU$ 3,999) design will offer you a 3.7 GHz quad-core Xeon processor, dual AMD FirePro D300 GPUs with 2GB of VRAM each, 12GB of memory and a 256GB flash storage.

But if that does not get your thermal core excited, you can choose the 2.5 GHz six-core Intel Xeon E5 processor which will also provide you two AMD FirePro D500 GPUs, each with 3GB of VRAM. That’ll cost you ₤ 3,299 ($3,999, AU$ 5,299) however.

Towering inferno

If you are willing to splash out a bit more, you can update to an 8-core or 12-core processor, bump up the memory to 64GB or use up the flash storage to 1TB.

So if you fancy putting some money down for one, the brand-new Mac Pro will be offered to order at Apple’s retailers, online stores and retail partners from tomorrow.

That’s just the first day of ordering, nonetheless – there’s presently no verification regarding when those cylinders will actually start shipping to buyers’ hands.