Published On: Sat, Jun 20th, 2020

Apple adds new MacBook Pro graphics choice and Mac Pro SSD ascent kit

A week before kicking off WWDC, Apple introduced a span of upgrades to a pro-level hardware lines. Both a 16-inch MacBook Pro and a Mac Pro desktop are removing name inner upgrades, starting today.

On a cover front, a 16-inch indication gets an additional graphics configuration. The further of a AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU outlines a best graphics opening nonetheless for a cover line, imprinting adult a 75% speed boost over a a next-highest configuration, a Radeon Pro 5500M.

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And it’s labelled to match. The 5500M with 8GB of memory is a $100 reward over a system’s $2,799 base. The 5600 with 8GB of HBM2 memory, on a other hand, will run an additional $700. But if you’re going to go for a tip of a line, we competence as good unequivocally go for a tip of a line, right?

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A full specced out indication (without tossing in any additional software) will run $6,699. Obviously that’s a super-high-end veteran configuration, that is going to be crazy profusion for many of us. If we run a studio that does video production, 3D pattern or special effects, and wish to unequivocally future-proof a thing, on a other hand, it competence be value a look.

Speaking of future-proofing, Apple also only rolled out a new underline designed to make it easier for users to ascent a Mac Pro. A new SSD pack is designed for user-installation, featuring 1, 2, 4 and 8TB storage modules. Instructions for upgrading a high-end building can be found here.

The MacBook refurbish is now accessible by Apple’s site. The SSD upgrade, meanwhile, should be nearing after today. 

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