Mac Pro

line of workstation and server computers

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 most powerful computer Apple sells. It runs on Intel Xeon microprocessors. 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 three other computers sold by Apple that are also called "desktop" computers. They are the iMac, Mac Mini, and Mac Studio.

Mac Pro
2019 Mac Pro
DeveloperApple Inc.
Release date
  • August 7, 2006; 17 years ago (2006-08-07) (first generation)
  • December 19, 2013; 10 years ago (2013-12-19) (second generation)
  • December 10, 2019; 4 years ago (2019-12-10) (third generation)
CPUIntel Xeon-W Cascade Lake (current release)
PredecessorPower Mac G5, Xserve
Related articlesiMac, Mac Mini, Mac Studio, iMac Pro

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


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