Apple releases detailed technical specs for Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR

Pro Display XDR next to a Mac Pro
Pro Display XDR next to a Mac Pro (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Apple has released a full technical specs document for both the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR.
  • Everything is described in full and is extremely detailed — including both base and upgraded components.
  • The document describes how software — like Metal — takes advantage of the computing power in Mac Pro and display technology in the Pro Display XDR.

Apple's Mac Pro is a high-end, powerful machine, and while we've known that since its launch, now we get to see exactly what makes it tick.

Apple released a technical overview document for the Mac Pro which contains every possible bit of information you could want about the Mac Pro. From detailed descriptions of the graphics modules to extensive explanations of the processor to information on how the Mac Pro utilizes Apple's software in specific and special ways thanks to its performance power.

The Mac Pro isn't the only piece of hardware getting love, Apple released a similar document for the Pro Display XDR. Not only does this document provide all the nitty-gritty details of all the components found in the Pro Display XDR, but it also details the LED backlighting system inside the monitor in extensive detail, giving you a very cool view and understanding of how the technology works behind the beautiful display.

Finally, Mac Pro users — or just tech enthusiasts — who love knowing every possible spec and detail of a machine, right down to the material its made of, have a complete guide to nerd out to, and that's something we can all celebrate.

Luke Filipowicz
Staff Writer

Luke Filipowicz has been a writer at iMore, covering Apple for nearly a decade now. He writes a lot about Apple Watch and iPad but covers the iPhone and Mac as well. He often describes himself as an "Apple user on a budget" and firmly believes that great technology can be affordable if you know where to look. Luke also heads up the iMore Show — a weekly podcast focusing on Apple news, rumors, and products but likes to have some fun along the way. 

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