802.11ac Wi-Fi networking
3-stream 802.11ac, Simultaneous dual-band, Beamforming antenna array, space for a hard drive included
128GB 11-inch $999, 256GB $1199
128GB 13-inch starting at $1099 256GB starting at $1299
"We'd like to give you a sneak peek of something we're working on... only because you're 6000 of my most important friends."
Applause at just the words Mac Pro on the screen
"Like with MacBook Air our team has spent time thinking about the technology available today..."
"The engineering team has come up with something truly revolutionary, truly radical..."
"Can't innovate anymore, my ass." —Schiller
"This is a machine unlike anything we've ever made, both inside and out."
New generation Intel Xeon chip
double CPU performance of previous generation
New Generation flash. PCIE controller, 1.25GBPs read, 1.0GBps writes
up to 2.5x faster than previous generations
Thunderbolt 2 20Gbps throughput, six devices per port, backwards
"This is the first Mac ever that comes standard with dual workstation GPUs"
4096 stream proscessors, 384-bit memory buses
Up to 3 4K displays supported on built-in dual-workstation graphics
"It is a Mac unlike any we've ever made."
New Mac Pro positively diminutive compared to previous generation
one-eight the volume of the previous generation
Entire top of new generation Mac Pro is a handle.
Six FireWire 2 ports driven by three FireWire controllers
Has a motion sensor so that when the unit is turned, LED lights illuminate the inputs