Apple’s rack-mountable Mac Professional is now to be had

Apple has begun promoting the rack-mounted variant of its Mac Professional desktop laptop. The tower model introduced a couple of month in the past, however the rack model is these days appearing send dates starting from January 23 to February 13, relying at the purchaser’s selected specs.

Beginning at $6,499 (or $500 greater than the tower model), the rack-mounted Mac Professional is the same on the subject of specs and internals. It is available in all of the identical {hardware} configuration choices, has the similar ports, is laid out the similar within the case, and has the similar rear connections.

Configurations nonetheless vary from a three.5GHz, 8-core Intel Xeon W CPU to a 2.5GHz, 28-core Xeon W; from 32GB of RAM to at least one.5TB; and from a Radeon Professional 580X GPU with 8GB of video reminiscence to twin Radeon Professional Vega II Duo GPUs with a complete of 128GB of video reminiscence. The easiest spec nonetheless tops out at over $50,000.

The variations from the tower variant are completely within the case itself. This variant of the Mac Professional forgoes the wheels or stands of the tower fashion in prefer of rails (made from stainless-steel) that let the tool to be fixed horizontally in server racks. It additionally has a detachable lid as a substitute of the totally detachable body noticed within the tower.

Moreover, the handles are at the entrance for simple removing from stated racks, and a few different components like the facility button had been moved from the tower best to the rack entrance.

This Mac Professional is meant for inclusion in render farms, as a server, and different industrial {and professional} makes use of.

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Sharan Stone

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Sharan Stone has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade and has contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and the Oakland Tribune. As a founder and journalist for Herald Writer, Sharon covers national and international developments.You can contact her at

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