MacBook Pro with Radeon Pro Vega went on sale, but not in Russia

MacBook Pro Radeon Pro Vega

At the end of October, along with updated MacBook Air and Mac mini, the company Apple has announced a new modification of the MacBook Pro with graphics accelerators Radeon Pro Vega. It was believed that they will be released together with the new iPad Pro on 7 November, but the forecast was wrong. Today, November 14, new finally appeared in the catalog of the American version of the online Apple store. Powerful cards are not available in all versions.

Modification with a graphics card Vega Pro is only available in version with a 15-inch display with a maximum configuration. This means that the MacBook Pro with the new card comes with RAM 16 GB, SSD 512 GB and Intel Core i7 2.6 GHz. For accelerator Pro Vega 16 the company asks to pay $ 250 and for a Pro Vega 20 — $ 350. As a result, the price of a MacBook Pro with Pro Vega will be a minimum of 3,150 USD.

The model is made on 14-nanometer process technology and have a memory of 4 GB with high capacity HBM2. According to Apple, this allows the laptop to handle graphic tasks 60% faster than the versions with accelerator Radeon Pro 560X. Model Vega Pro 16 has 1024 stream processors, and Pro Vega 20 — as many as 1280.

New items are positioned as competitors are high-performance laptops from other companies. Radeon Pro Vega belong to the top segment, so that equipped MacBook Pro will be more powerful than other models with the top configuration, no doubt.

The company promises to deliver the laptops to the buyers no later than six days. In Russia a new modification is not yet available, and the date of their appearance is unknown.

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