Apple’s $6,500 rack-mounted Mac Pro hits store, topping out at $53,900

by VentureBeat

VentureBeat— Apple's most expensive and niche computer just took further steps down both paths, as a rack-mountable version is now available to order at higher prices.

9to5Mac—Here’s our first look at Apple’s brand new rack-mounted Mac Pro. Apple made the rack-mountable version of the Mac Pro available last week, and now the first orders are arriving to customers. As expected, the folks at MacStadium are planning to host the new Mac Pro in their data centers, and they’ve gotten their hands on the new rack-mountable machine today. MacStadium VP Brian Stucki took—Apple’s rack-mountable Mac Pro is now available. The internal configurations are the same, but the case design is very different.

@macrumors—Rack Mount Mac Pro Now Available for Purchase Starting at $6,499. Apple today released the rack mount version of the Mac Pro, offering a design that is suited to a rack configuration. Priced starting at $6,499, the rack mount Mac Pro features all of the same configuration options as the standard ‌Mac Pro‌. Rather than feet or wheels, the rack mount version of the ‌Mac Pro‌ uses stainless steel slide rails that allow it to be slotted into a rack. The machine features the same 3D lattice design for maximizing airflow and top handles for accessing the...