15-Inch MacBook Pro AMD Radeon Pro Vega Graphics Options Now Available to Order

Following its October 30 media event, Apple quietly announced in its MacBook Air press release that new AMD Radeon Pro Vega graphics would be coming to the 15-inch MacBook Pro as of November 14, and the new options have just gone live in Apple's online store.

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The high-end 15-inch MacBook Pro can now be custom configured with with Radeon Pro Vega 16 graphics for an additional $250 or Radeon Pro Vega 20 graphics for an additional $350.

Configuring a MacBook Pro with the new Vega graphics pushes delivery estimates to November 20 at the earliest, which is a fairly standard timeframe for custom orders.

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Top Rated Comments

AngerDanger Avatar
72 months ago
Always excited to see MBP updates… until I remember the keyboard.
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thisisnotmyname Avatar
72 months ago
I miss Nvidia options.
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Glockworkorange Avatar
72 months ago
At least they are updating chips in-cycle for new buyers.

I imagine people who bought in July are not pleased....
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pendragon1984 Avatar
72 months ago
How much better are the Vega chips?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
atoqir Avatar
72 months ago
That is messed up for anyone that recently got the top of the line $7,000 Macbook Pro back in August. I am sure they would have wanted this option included.
Why should it be?

You payed and bought for the product at that time for the current price at that time. It is with everything like that. At one point you decide to buy or to wait. If you have to wait until the next revision or model you never have to buy anything :)

I also don’t understand why some Apple consumers say a 2600 dollar product is deprecated or obsolete when the next one comes out with only a few minor changes. It is not like the iPhoneX is total crap and stops working now the the XS is out...
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jb-net Avatar
72 months ago
Interesting how Apple is charging for any technical improvement. Remember the days when computers got faster at the same price point?
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)