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Apple Mac Pro 4 Core Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz 32GB 512GB Flash

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4 Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz 32GB Mar 2014
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Excellent Brand

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of PCs to determine an average rating for each desktop computer manufacturer. On average personal computers from Apple have excellent ratings from owners and experts.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The Mac Pro has one of the faster max memory bandwidth supported processor (59.7 gigabytes per second) amongst medium processor core PCs of this age. Computers of this age and spec have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The smallest max internal memory supported processor of computers of this age and type is 2GB, the biggest is 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 86GB. With a max internal memory supported processor of 256 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has one of the bigger max internal memory supported processors amongst medium processor core PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Apple Mac Pro has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (3,072 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of medium processor core PCs that are a similar age to the Mac Pro range from 1GB to 6.2TB.

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Flash Storage Medium

The Mac Pro has a Flash storage medium which is faster than most desktop computers of this spec and age. Most comparable spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. 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. Across all desktop computers of this age and type the storage speed ranges from HDD (worst) to SSD (best).

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the computers of a comparable type and age to the Mac Pro the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz. At 3.7 gigahertz, the Mac Pro has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Mac Pro has a very big internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro. Medium processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many medium processor core PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Two Discrete Graphics Adapters

The Mac Pro has more discrete graphics adapters than most of the computers of a comparable age and type to the Mac Pro. This Apple desktop computer is a two discrete graphics adapter personal computer compared to most of the similar spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro which only have one discrete graphics adapter.

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Two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports

The Mac Pro is a two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port desktop computer.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago is 510MB and the biggest is 6.2GB. When compared to other computers that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the discrete graphics adapter memory of the Mac Pro of 6,144 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Pro have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB. The Mac Pro has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Mac Pro is a eight processor thread PC. Most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been available for more than two years only have between four and seven processor threads.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 10 megabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has one of the biggest processor caches amongst PCs of this age. The average processor cache of PCs that are a similar age to the Mac Pro is 6.8MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB.

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Very Big L3 Cache

The average L3 cache of PCs of this spec and age is 6.9MB. At 10 megabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has a quite big L3 cache compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro range from 1,000MHz to 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. With a memory clock speed of 1,866 megahertz, the Mac Pro has one of the faster memory clock speeds amongst computers of this age.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Mac Pro has a greater number of placements than most medium processor core PCs 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 personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Has One Memory Slot

The Mac Pro has a greater number of memory slots than most comparable spec computers that are a similar age to it. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on PCs of a comparable age and type to the Mac Pro.

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Has One Cable Included

The Mac Pro has a greater number of included cables than most personal computers of a similar type and age to it. This desktop computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on similar spec PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Mac Pro.

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Light

The Apple Mac Pro is one of the lighter computers of a comparable age and type to the Mac Pro (only 5 kilograms) amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The lightest similar spec desktop computer that has been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro is 250g heavy and the heaviest is 24kg.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Shallow

The Mac Pro is quite shallow (only 167 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro. Across all the desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the Mac Pro the depths range from 33mm to 690mm.

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1 Reason Against

Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The slowest memory clock speed supported by processor of personal computers that came out more than two years ago is 800MHz and the fastest is 2,200MHz. At only 800 megahertz, the Apple Mac Pro has a very slow memory clock speed supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Apple desktop computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age.

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Specification

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L3 Cache
Processor Cache Level
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Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
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Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Storage Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
DVI 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
Water Cooling System
Performance
Compatible Processor Series
Product Type
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Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Instruction Set
Processor Code
Scalability
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features

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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
(Verified Purchase)

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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Electricity cost when switched on $446.80
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 74 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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