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Apple Mac Pro 12 Core Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 16GB 1TB Flash

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12 Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 16GB May 2014
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When we began work on the new Mac Pro, we considered every element that defines a pro computer graphics, storage, expansion, processing power, and memory. And we challenged ourselves to find the... More
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9 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Personal Computers

Apple is one of the best personal computer brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Apple also has excellent ratings for its many processor core personal computers.

Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is Flash, which is the most commonly found storage medium on desktop computers of this type and age. Flash Drives store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Many processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Mac Pro have processor caches of between 12MB and 30MB, and the average processor cache is 20MB. At 30 megabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Pro.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This desktop computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on PCs of this spec and age.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Mac Pro is more than most similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Short

The heights of comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Pro range from 250mm to 580mm. At only 251 millimeters, the Mac Pro is fairly short compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Very Narrow

At only 167 millimeters, the Apple Mac Pro is quite narrow compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the Mac Pro. The average width of computers of a similar spec and age to the Mac Pro is 180mm, and the widths range from 160mm to 450mm.

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Shallow

When compared to other many processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed, the depth of the Mac Pro of only 167 millimeters is one of the shallowest. The depths of PCs of a similar age and type to the Mac Pro range from 160mm to 620mm.

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Light

The average weight of desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro is 12kg. When compared to other comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro, the Apple Mac Pro's weight of only 251.5 grams is one of the lightest.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 3 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has one of the smallest discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst many processor core personal computers of this age. Comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 3GB and 8.2TB.

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This personal computer supports IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11n WiFi standards, which is typical of many many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,866 megahertz, the Mac Pro has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the Mac Pro. The slowest memory clock speed of many processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro is 1,300MHz and the fastest is 2,200MHz.

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Only Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Apple Mac Pro is a four USB 3.0 port PC.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 64 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Mac Pro is 140GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 32GB to 520GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Apple desktop computer was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Apple Mac Pro has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the Mac Pro has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Error Checking and Correcting (ECC)
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Case Colour
Performance
Password Protection
Compatible Processor Series
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Other Features
Built-In Speaker

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Expert Reviews

(47)
22 August 2012

It?s not that the new Mac Pro is a bad machine--far from it. But the other Macs have moved on, and this refresh sees the tower system losing ground, despite being Apple?s top-of-the-line,...

3 July 2012

If you need to have multiple internal hard drives or PCI-Express cards for your video or audio workstation, the Mac Pro is without a doubt the most configurable Mac available. If your workflow...

Apple hasnt forgotten that it makes a Mac Pro
No FireWire 800
Thunderbolt
USB 3.0
Last year's processor
2 July 2012

If you were looking for a bright side to Apple?s underwhelming updates to its Mac Pro line of tower computers, it would have to be that Apple hasn?t forgotten that it makes such a product. In the... Read more…

22 June 2012

If you were looking for a bright side to Apple?s underwhelming updates to its Mac Pro line of tower computers, it would have to be that Apple hasn?t forgotten that it makes such a product.... Read more…

5 December 2010

Dec 2 2010 - Apple's single processor version of the Mac Pro has stiff competition from Apple's 27-inch iMac. At $2500, the system is just too expensive compared to a similarly equipped iMac....

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User Reviews

(173)
Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
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Fast delivery and excellent package seems like new, very satisfied!

I love this computer, it's incredibly fast, has an adequate amount of storage and it has beautiful retina display. The only down side is the battery runs a little fast, but it's battery lasts long... Read more…

I love this computer, it's incredibly fast, has an adequate amount of storage and it has beautiful retina display. The only down side is the battery runs a little fast, but it's battery lasts long... Read more…

Reviewed 2 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

A truly excellent laptop. I never really knew much about mac computers before I had one, as I've always had windows laptops and never really questioned it. I mainly needed a mac for video editing... Read more…

Reviewed 10 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

My charger has blown up after two months of purchasing it. I cannot find an email to contact you on seen as you promise a 12 month warranty i would like to have my charger replaced as soon as... Read more…

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