CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA, June 6 – Apple has taken the Mac lineup to new heights with the introduction of the powerful Mac Studio and the highly anticipated transition of the Mac Pro to Apple silicon. The Mac Studio, featuring the M2 Max and M2 Ultra chips, delivers unprecedented performance and connectivity in a compact design. Meanwhile, the Mac Pro combines the formidable M2 Ultra chip with PCIe expansion, providing professionals with unmatched power and versatility. These new additions complete Apple’s transition to Apple silicon, offering users the most capable and powerful lineup of pro products ever. The Mac Studio and Mac Pro are available for order today, with availability starting on June 13.

John Ternus, Apple’s senior vice president of Hardware Engineering, expressed enthusiasm for the new Macs, stating, “The new Mac Studio and Mac Pro with Apple silicon are the two most powerful Macs we’ve ever made. They offer groundbreaking performance and capabilities, empowering professionals across various fields. Whether it’s the compact yet powerful Mac Studio or the versatile Mac Pro, our users will have the most capable lineup of pro products Apple has ever offered.”

The Mac Studio stands as a performance powerhouse, providing professionals with the tools to create their dream studio. With the M2 Max and M2 Ultra chips, the new Mac Studio offers a substantial performance boost over the previous generation. It is up to 50% faster than the previous-generation Mac Studio and 4 times faster than the most powerful Intel-based 27-inch iMac. The Mac Studio features a 12-core CPU, up to a 38-core GPU, and up to 96GB of unified memory, enabling seamless execution of demanding tasks.

The Mac Studio with M2 Ultra takes performance to new heights, offering twice the performance and capabilities of the M2 Max. With a 24-core CPU, up to a 76-core GPU, and up to 192GB of memory, the Mac Studio with M2 Ultra provides workstation-class performance. It is up to 3 times faster than the previous-generation Mac Studio with M1 Ultra and up to 6 times faster than the most powerful Intel-based 27-inch iMac. This level of performance empowers professionals in fields such as 3D rendering and video processing to accomplish their work more efficiently.

Connectivity is enhanced in the new Mac Studio, with features such as higher-bandwidth HDMI, advanced wireless technologies, Thunderbolt 4 ports, and multiple USB-C and USB-A ports. The Mac Studio now supports up to six Pro Display XDRs, providing ample screen real estate for pro workflows. The built-in wireless technologies, including Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3, offer faster wireless connectivity and compatibility with the latest accessories.

Apple’s iconic Mac Pro receives a significant upgrade with the introduction of Apple silicon. The Mac Pro now features the M2 Ultra chip, delivering exceptional performance and versatility. With up to a 76-core GPU, a massive 192GB of memory, and PCIe expansion slots, the Mac Pro caters to professionals who rely on internal expansion for their workflows. It empowers demanding real-world pro workflows, enables seamless video transcoding and 3D simulations, and supports the ingestion and encoding of multiple camera feeds simultaneously.

Both the Mac Studio and Mac Pro are designed with environmental sustainability in mind. They incorporate recycled materials, consume less energy than their counterparts, and adhere to strict environmental standards. Apple’s commitment to carbon neutrality is reflected in the production and use of these devices.

Alongside the new hardware, Apple introduces macOS Ventura, optimized for Apple silicon, providing breakthrough performance and productivity. Upcoming software updates, such as macOS Sonoma, further enhance the Mac experience with features like dynamic video conferencing and powerful productivity tools. Apple’s latest releases, the Mac Studio and Mac Pro, are set to revolutionize the professional computing landscape, empowering users with unparalleled performance, versatility, and environmental responsibility.

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