• Home
  • Mac
  • News
  • Mac Pro Retail Supplies Drying Up Ahead of WWDC

Mac Pro Retail Supplies Drying Up Ahead of WWDC

Mac Pro Retail Supplies Drying Up Ahead of WWDC

Apple’s WWDC conference is almost upon us, and with the expectation that the company will unveil new Macs at the event, I decided to do a bit of checking around on retail stock levels. What I found, somewhat to my surprise, was a remarkable shortage of Apple’s entry-level Mac Pro. I checked a dozen major Apple resellers (including Apple’s own website and retail stores), and found that the vast majority were either out of stock or had very limited supplies of the $2499 2012 Mac Pro.

Mac Pro

Here are my results, as of 10:00 AM MT this morning (for the entry-level model, MD770LL/A):

*Updated, as of 3:00 PM on June 3, 2013

Backordered or out of stock:

Limited stock:

  • MicroCenter: In-store pickup only, limited stock
  • Frys.com: In stock, but limited supply
  • Best Buy: In stock on an online-only bases. I called, and was told they have a very limited supply.

In stock:

  • Apple Online Store: In stock
  • Apple Retail Stores: In stock at most locations (I checked stores in about a dozen major cities).

Stock-outs and diminishing retail supplies are a key sign that Apple may be preparing to release new models of a product – something which Mac Pro users have been awaiting for a very long time. It’s also worth noting, however, that other models of the Mac Pro aren’t facing as significant of stock limitations – although all models are out of stock at at several major resellers.

Tim Cook also promised last year that Apple was indeed planning to release something new for pro-level Mac users sometime this year (which Forbes confirmed would involve the Mac Pro), making the announcement of a new Mac Pro or suitable replacement an even more exciting possibility for WWDC.

This also lines up with our previous timeline on when Apple could be expected to release new Mac Pro hardware. While this isn’t a sure sign that we’ll be seeing new Mac Pros in the near future, it does reinforce the possibility. For the sake of pro users everywhere, I certainly hope Apple has something Mac Pro related in the pipes…


  1. sgns says:

    This is exciting… I can’t wait to be able to put together something multiple-display and smoking up-to-date… something which will go well together with the improved multi-display usability we’ve been promised for 10.9!

  2. elder Signin says:

    Just a thought…. The Developers Conference is a SOFTWARE EVENT and while Jobs would occasionally announce new hardware updates, it was usually focused on SOFTWARE.

    1. Jason says:

      Developers need pro hardware

  3. 978488 274989you use a amazing weblog here! do you wish to earn some invite posts on my small blog? 34125

  4. Maryjo Platz says:

    Did you know? With AI, you can write ebooks in minutes.


  5. 860325 575435I dont usually comment but I gotta state thanks for the post on this fantastic 1 : D. 313040

  6. 405600 525175There is noticeably lots of cash to comprehend this. I assume you created certain nice points in attributes also. 353279

  7. 730614 990005Someone essentially assist to make severely posts I may well state. That may be the extremely 1st time I frequented your internet site page and so far? I surprised with the analysis you created to create this particular submit incredible. Magnificent task! 116885

  8. 488559 326764Heya just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know several of the pictures arent loading properly. Im not positive why but I believe its a linking issue. Ive tried it in two different web browsers and both show exactly the same results. 118058

  9. 386277 715281dude this just inspired a post of my own, thanks 825141

  10. sbobet says:

    1929 646586I saw your post awhile back and saved it to my computer. Only lately have I got a chance to checking it and have to tell you nice function. 395549

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.