The subsequent Mac Pro is rumored to return with chip choices “that are at least twice or four times as powerful” as the not-yet-released M2 Max. That’s in line with Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, who says Apple has ramped up testing of the high-end Mac in preparation for its anticipated launch subsequent yr.
In his Power On publication, Gurman says the machine will characteristic new and extra highly effective in-house chips, nicknamed the “M2 Ultra” and “M2 Extreme.” The two variations pack 24 and 48 CPU cores, respectively, together with 76 and 152 GPU cores, and 256GB of reminiscence. That’s in comparison with the base M2, which comes with 8 CPU cores and 10 GPU cores, and the rumored M2 Max, which can supposedly characteristic 12 CPU cores and 38 GPU cores.
Gurman additionally shares a Mac Pro configuration that he says is presently in testing at Apple. The machine comes with 24 CPU cores, 76 GPU cores, and 192GB of reminiscence. It runs macOS Ventura 13.3, the first model of which launches on Monday. Apple final launched the $5,999 Mac Pro in 2019, and it’s due for a refresh with Apple silicon.