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Definition: iMac Pro


The iMac Pro is Apple's top-end, all-in-one desktop computer, which debuted in 2017. Featuring Intel Xeon CPUs and a 27" 5K display, the Pro is available with up to 18 cores, 256GB of RAM and 4TB of solid state storage. The iMac Pro also includes 10 Gigabit Ethernet, whereas most all desktop computers only support one gigabit (see 10 Gigabit Ethernet).

Apple uses the "Pro" designation for all the top-end models in its product lines (see Mac Pro, iPad Pro and MacBook Pro).

First 5K iMac
In 2014, Apple introduced the first iMac with a 5K 27" screen resolution (5120x2880). Commonly called the "5K iMac," a year later, 5K became the standard for 27" iMacs. See iMac and 5K monitor.




iMac Pro
Designed for fast graphics rendering, the iMac Pro makes a great video editing machine.