New MacPro set for Australian release mid March

If you’re waiting to get your hands on the new Mac Pro, the wait is nearly over – Apple has announced the Mac Pro with Intel Nehalem Xeon Processors will ship mid March.

If you’re waiting to get your hands on the new Mac Pro, the wait is nearly over – Apple has announced the Mac Pro with Intel Nehalem Xeon Processors will ship mid March.

The new Mac Pro is said to deliver up to twice the performance of the previous generation system. It features the latest graphics technology and a new schmick exterior that makes upgrading a breeze thanks to easy access to all components.

Every Mac Pro comes standard with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 with 512MB of GDDR3 memory, a high-performance graphics card with nearly three times greater performance when compared to the previous generation system.

An optional ATI Radeon HD 4870 is available for even more performance. With both a Mini DisplayPort and DVI port, the new Mac Pro provides out-of-the-box support for the 24-inch Apple LED Cinema Display, the 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display, or other DVI based displays.

Those of you worried about energy consumption will be pleased to discover that the Mac Pro exceeds Energy Star 4.0 and that the Mac Pro is made from recyclable aluminium and the interior is designed to be more material-efficient.

The Mac Pro comes with leopard on board, iLife and iPhoto plus everyone’s fave – Garage Band.

The new Mac Pro starts at a recommended retail price (RRP) of A$4,499 inc GST

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