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The new iMac Pro is truly a beast

Behold Apple's iMac Pro!

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CNET editor Dong Ngo has been involved with technology since 2000, starting with testing gadgets and writing code for CNET Labs' benchmarks. He now manages CNET San Francisco Labs, reviews 3D printers, networking/storage devices, and also writes about other topics from online security to new gadgets and how technology impacts the life of people around the world.
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iMac Pro

The iMac Pro is the latest in the iMac family, and it has enough power to top any existing desktop, including Apple's Mac Pro.

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The same look

The new iMac Pro shares a very similar design to that of previous iMacs.

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The hidden power button

The power button is located at the usual spot: on the back of the computer.

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Top-notch CPU

On the inside, it's totally different. The new desktop is equipped with processors up to an 18-Core Xeon from Intel.

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A ton of RAM

It will use up to 128GB of ECC system memory.

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Lots of teraflops

It will have enough capacity to produce up to 22 Teraflops of processing power.

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AMD's Radeon Vega graphics

The new iMac uses a completely new GPU core, the Radeon Vega from AMD, with up to 16GB of VRAM. This means this machine is not just for gamers but also for serious graphics professionals.

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Real-time 4K rendering

The new desktop is powerful enough to do even the most demanding tasks, including real-time 4K rendering.

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Peripheral ports aplenty

Unlike the MacBook Pro, the iMac Pro has a lot of peripheral ports, including four Thunderbolt 3 ports, four regular USB ports, one SD card slot and even a 10Gbps network port. Basically, with this machine you can hook up two 5K displays and two RAID arrays to it.

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Keyboard and mouse

The iMac Pro will comes with both an Apple keyboard and mouse.

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Keyboard and touchpad

Or you can opt for a keyboard-and-touchpad set.

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Most powerful Mac desktop

The new iMac pro is now slated to be the most powerful Mac desktop to date.

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Starting at $5,000

The iMac Pro will start at $4,999.

This is a developing story. Follow our WWDC live blog for real-time coverage.

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