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Rumor Suggests Replacement for Mac Pro Due in April or May

MacDailyNews, which does not have much of a track record on rumors, says one of its sources said Apple will announce a replacement to the Mac Pro at some point in the next several months.

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Apple will announce its replacement for the company’s Mac Pro lineup this month, a source who has been correct about Apple product matters in the past has just informed us.

Our source offered no information as to whether the "Mac Pro replacement" would be a tower, mini-tower, or some other solution, but did caution that the announcement "could slip into May or even June, but currently April looks most likely."
It has been nearly one thousand days -- almost three years -- since the last significant update to the Mac Pro.

Last year, Apple said a new Mac Pro model was likely to arrive sometime in 2013. Earlier this year, a European reseller claimed they heard from Apple that a new Mac Pro would arrive this Spring. WWDC 2013 would seem to make the most sense for the announcement of a new pro-level Mac workstation.

The current Mac Pro is not available for purchase in Europe because of EU regulatory requirements around unprotected fan blades, providing some additional incentive for Apple to release a new model.

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14 months ago
finally, an article that's worthy enough to be on MacRumors!
Rating: 80 Positives
14 months ago
My source says that Apple will release at least 1 new device in 2013.
Rating: 39 Positives
14 months ago


MacDailyNews, which does not have much of a track record on rumors, says one of its sources (http://macdailynews.com/2013/04/08/rumor-apple-to-announce-mac-pro-replacement-soon/) said Apple will announce a replacement to the Mac Pro at some point in the next several months.


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA....what a joke! Really?
Rating: 24 Positives
14 months ago

But will it beat a hackintosh


Reliability wise, definitely.
Rating: 22 Positives
14 months ago
this can't come soon enough.
Rating: 21 Positives
14 months ago
I'm hoping to run a proper operating system on this new Mac Pro too.
Please no more of this iOS stuff in Mountain Lion please, give us a slim innovative OS like Snow Leopard was.
Rating: 20 Positives
14 months ago

I don't know of anyone who would need something as powerful as the Mac Pro other than people who really require a Workstation-class machine.


Why would you know someone?

The point of a Mac Pro is for professional users. If you don't work in the industry it's geared towards (or was) then you won't know anyone who needs it.

It's like saying you don't know anyone who would need a steadicam. If you do work in that industry then you probably know quite a few people.
Rating: 13 Positives
14 months ago
I already sold my 2010 Mac Pro earlier this year to build my own workstation. While I do miss some things about OS X, when I am in my major programs they work just the same. Except now everything runs much faster.
Rating: 13 Positives
14 months ago
ive been hearing this for over a year now
Rating: 12 Positives
14 months ago
Wooohaa!

That'd be awesome. Finally a reason to visit the Mac Pro forum again, too. :D
Rating: 10 Positives

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