When Apple announced the iMac Pro At the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2017, she cited just a few of her specifications, which was enough to make it a powerful computer. However, other information has been set aside, possibly so there is some surprise when it is actually released in December this year.
However, as nothing escapes the attentive eyes of technological vultures, the blog Pike’s Universum He has already given some more details of Apple's powerful all-in-one.
In the blog, the author says that the processors chosen by Apple to equip the iMacs Pro would be the Skylake-EX it's the Skylake-EPwhich are based on a platform called Purley.
The information he said was taken from a file of firmware from the beta version of macOS High Sierraalso indicate that the new all-in-one will have the sockets LGA3647 from Intel instead of LGA2066. If the information is correct, it means that the iMac Pro could have truly server-based Xeon processors, which is different from the Core-X architecture-based series. Skylake and Kaby lake (using socket LGA2066).
In addition, the author mentions that new computers will receive the Secure Enclave the coprocessor that encrypts the files stored on the machine, which is already present in the iGadgets and on the MacBook Pro, which suggests that it would come with an ARM coprocessor.
And for plant skeptics, a good hint that this new information is correct is the fact that, even before it knew of the existence of iMac Pro, the blog published in April some specifications that ended up proving to be true, like the Xeon processors. Intel's ECC RAM, SSD storage, AMD graphics, and Thunderbolt 3 ports. Even though some other details were inaccurate, he had a good number of hits.
The iMac Pro is expected to hit the market in December and cost from $ 5,000 in the United States.