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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

$ 17,000 for the iMac Pro with the best specs

During the last WWDC 17 , Apple announced the new iMac Pro among other novelties . After a long wait, it seems that Apple paid attention to the request of many professional users, who saw how the company seemed to have abandoned them.
The new iMac Pro will arrive at the end of the year , at a price of 5 thousand dollars base , although we remember that it is a professional team. As with all Apple computers, the user can adjust the specifications of the same to get the model best suited to your needs. Although the official prices of the different variants are not yet known, ZDNet  assures that its price would rise to 17 thousand dollars .
Different views of iMac Pro
IMac Pro Space Gray Color Model

What iMac Pro we get for 5 thousand dollars?

The "cheaper" model offers the following specifications:
  • Screen 27 inches 5K
  • 8-core Intel Xeon processor
  • Memory RAM 32 GB of DDR4 ECC memory at 2666 MHz
  • 1 TB SSD Storage
  • Radeon Pro Vega 56 graphics processor with 8 GB of memory HBM2

And if we want the most powerful model, what do we get for $ 17,000?

If we decide to purchase the most powerful model Apple will offer, we will get an iMac Pro that will surely meet the needs of the most demanding professional.
As for the processor, Apple will offer as a top an Intel Xeon 18 cores with an additional cost to the basic model of $ 4000 .
Memory RAM
Based on the 32 GB of the base model, we can equip the iMac Pro up to 128 GB , with the additional cost of about $ 2700 .
Graphics processor
the most basic option iMac Pro offers a graphics card Radeon Pro Vega 56 with 8 GB of HBM2 memory, even if the user testify graphic processing higher, you can choose a card  Pro Vega 16GB HBM2 costing $ 2,000 extra .
With an initial capacity of 1TB SSD, the iMac Pro will be capable of up to 4TB of capacity, this is possible by adding $ 3600 to the initial price.
Adding each of these additional features will yield an iMac Pro of approximately $ 17,000 with the following specifications:
  • Screen 27 inches 5K
  • Intel Xeon 18-core processor
  • Memory RAM 128 GB of ECC DDR4 memory at 2666 MHz
  • 4 TB SSD Storage
  • Radeon Pro Vega 16GB HBM2 Graphic Processor
Top view of iMac Pro with its accessories
Top view of iMac Pro with its accessories
It is important to remember that, although the price seems extremely high, this iMac Pro is not targeted to the general public but to professional users with a high degree of demand. Regarding prices, Apple has not stated official figures , so ZDNet gets these after analyzing the different components and their price in the market.

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