Mac Pro

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Mac Pro
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Mac Pro
Manufacturer Apple Inc.
Type Workstation
Release date August 7, 2006 (original release)
July 27, 2010 (current model)
Operating system Mac OS X
CPU Intel Xeon "Nehalem" (current model)
Intel Xeon "Woodcrest" (original release)
Predecessor Power Mac G5

The Mac Pro is a workstation computer made by Apple Inc. It is part of the company's Apple Macintosh group of computers. Also, it is the fastest computer Apple sells. It runs on Intel Xeon microprocessors, chips which help the computer think. It is like the Power Mac G5, which is the computer it replaced. The Mac Pro looks the same and the parts inside the computer can be changed the same, too. There are two other computers sold by Apple that are also called "desktop" computers. They are the iMac and Mac mini.

The first Mac Pro was announced at the 2006 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.[1] The computer used the Intel Woodcrest microprocessor.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Keynote presentation at the Worldwide Developers Conference, August 7, 2006.