Rumor: New Mac Pro Specs Leak Ahead of WWDC

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New Mac Pros today? Maybe.Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote presentation is only hours away, and it looks like the specs for an updated Mac Pro have been leaked. If the specs prove to be true, this will mark the first revision for the pro-level Mac tower in almost two years.

According to 9to5Mac, the new Mac Pro will be available in three standard configurations:

  • 2.4GHz 12-core processor, 12GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive, and the ATI Radeon 5770 graphics chip
  • 3.2GHz quad-core processor, 6GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive, and the ATI Radeon 5770 graphics chip
  • Server: 3.2GHz quad-core processor, 8GB of RAM, Two 1TB hard drives

Unnamed sources also claim to have early access to updated specs for the MacBook Pro, too. The new models will apparently be available with a thinner body and retina display, and additional models will maintain the current unibody design. Specs for the unibody models include:

  • 13.3 inch: 2.5GHz dual core processor, 4GB of RAM, 500GB hard drive
  • 13.3 inch: 2.9GHz dual core processor, 8GB of RAM, 750GB hard drive
  • 15.4 inch: 2.3GHz quad core processor, 4GB of RAM, 500GB hard drive
  • 15.4 inch: 2.6GHz quad core processor, 8GB of RAM, 750GB hard drive

Releasing two distinct MacBook Pro lines doesn’t sound like a move Apple would make, which detracts some from this rumor. Assuming the sources have accurate information, it’s possible they simply misinterpreted what they were told and the thinner laptops with retina displays are actually updated MacBook Air models.

9to5Mac’s sources also say the USB SuperDrive will get an update, as will the AirPort Express Base Station. The MagSafe connector for laptops may see a design change, and Apple may release a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adapter today, too.

Apple hasn’t officially revealed any of the details surrounding its keynote event for this morning. For now, we’re treating all early announcement leaks as little more than rumors.

The Mac Observer is on location today and will be covering the WWDC keynote live, so be sure to come back ahead of the 10AM pacific time launch to see what’s in store.

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