Yesterday Apple released the first beta of OS X 10.8.3 Lion Mountain, and after a day developers have discovered that the new version of OS X also has added support for the AMD ATI Radeon HD 7000 series.
It is remarkable to see that this series tickets by OS X support, especially given the fact that there is currently no Mac can be found using this card. According to many, this can be seen as a sign that Apple is currently working on a new redesigned Mac Pro that for a long time for an upgrade.
Netkas, shortly after the release of the beta, it was discovered that the AMD ATI Radeon HD 7000 Series now supports default in OS X 10.8.3. In addition, the drivers seem to focus mainly Radeon HD 7900 series also known as the Tahiti line of AMD, which could indicate the use of the Radeon HD 7950 and 7970.
These are currently the high end cards AMD sells for the desktop market. Both cards are equipped with 3GB of GDDR5 memory and chips on a 28nm process produced. Supporting the new AMD cards, which also use a completely new architecture, could suggest that early next year a new Mac Pro is to come. The current Mac Pro available in the Apple Store in June received a minor update, and should be in terms of performance even occasionally let you know compared to the MacBook Pro with Retina display.
It should not come as a complete surprise, Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped shortly after the WWDC already know that the company is working on a completely new Mac Pro. According to Cook, the new Mac desktop should appear sometime in 2013. Besides the reaction of Cook have also been many references to the “MP60″ in the configuration files of Mountain Lion. The expectation is that the new Mac Pro will be a considerable improvement in hardware field, the design will most likely change the current Mac Pro still uses the PowerMac G5 enclosure which was released in 2005.