The good news is there are a couple of faster XEONs in that same family! That means there's potential for more new mac pros with the same ram speed PCI speed, USB speed and SATA 2! I realize many of you operating a business need a road map to plan your purchases so I figured I'd help out. All New Mac Pro 3.33 GHz in 2014 All New Mac Pro 3.47 HGzin 2016! Not sure yet about 2018. Long live the Mac Pro!