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The new iMac Pro is truly a beast

Behold Apple's iMac Pro!

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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.

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