After revealing the new design back in June, Apple has now formally unveiled the new Mac Pro, which will be on sale in December.
The new Mac Pro packs a processor that can be removed from the system by a user and upgraded, according to a number of reports.
The Thursday date has Apple just squeaking by on its promise to make the sleek and speedy new Mac Pro, which starts at $2,999, available by year's end.
If you've got at least AU$3,999 spare, you can place an order for Apple's new Mac Pro today. The website isn't ready yet, but you can walk into an Apple Store and put down your cash.
The new workstation costs $3,000 for the basic but still powerful model, but upgrading the processor, storage, and graphics quickly raises the price.
If you use Maya on the new 2013 Mac Pro for rendering highly complex scenes, and are experiencing major drops in performance, a quick configuration setting adjustment may fix the issue.
Apple's new dark, cylindrical Mac Pro may look intimidating, but the pricey computer scored high on iFixit's repairability scale.
OWC swaps in an 8-core Intel CPU on the Mac Pro in place of the stock 6-core chip and cites up to a 30 percent performance boost.
AMD's new graphics cards for workstations will ship later this year.
Apple radically re-imagines the professional desktop with the new Mac Pro, featuring a design that looks fantastic and offers genuine breakthrough advantages. But, consumer-level Apple enthusiasts should note that this product isn't specifically targeted at them and DIY upgraders will lament the loss of traditional desktop tower flexibility.