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Apple Mac Pro 6 Core Intel Xeon E5 3.5GHz 32GB 256GB Flash

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6 Intel Xeon E5 3.5GHz 32GB Jan 2015
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22 Reasons For

Seven Industry Awards

This computer has received seven awards from desktop computer experts.

This Apple PC received a "Recommended" from Pcauthority.com.au, MacPro.se and Alphr.com all of whom decided that this personal computer was good.

This desktop computer received an "Editor's Choice" from both Computershopper.com and Macworld.co.uk, both of which concluded that this Apple computer was outstanding.

This Apple personal computer received a "Hot Buy" award from Stuff.tv and it received an "Awesome Award" from Maclife.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on thirty-one expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com this desktop computer has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100.

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this computer is marvellous based on 173 user reviews.

Good Connectivity

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Sushthetechguy said in their review of the Apple Mac Pro on Amazon two years ago “The laptop also has a full size hdmi port which means that it is easy to connect to external displays such as TVs”.

One person thought it was good in terms of connectivity.

One Apple Mac Pro reviewer who bought this PC reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Mengkysan wrote on Amazon “That has to come with some hefty tweaking because even with just surfing the net through wi-fi, I seem to get no more than 4.5”.

One Apple Mac Pro owner considered that the Apple Mac Pro was good in terms of USB connections. Peter M said in his review of this PC three years ago “No problem keep all my usb devices, including external BD/DVD”. One Apple Mac Pro owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC had network functionality.

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Good Size

Some Apple Mac Pro reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. 'mon the Pars mentioned in their Apple Mac Pro review “It's soooo thin although clearly the lack of a CD/DVD drive is part of the reason for this”. Citromkarika rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “I have plenty of free space! I love how slim the laptop is! Perfect to carry on long flights roadtrips etc” in their Apple Mac Pro review. Frankregie said on Amazon “Quick start up & long battery life with slim size makes it ideal to slip in the bag for a day's work”.

Some Apple Mac Pro owners thought it was lightweight. Ahmedb said on Amazon “This will not affect my overall rating for this product given its lightweight and high degree of portability”. John Ryan gave the Apple Mac Pro a score of 5 stars and he said “Beautiful design, lightweight and fast”.

A few people reckoned that it was a good weight. Abshaef wrote in their review of the Apple Mac Pro “Screaming fast + incredible display + ultra light weight = the best laptop I have ever used” and gave the Apple Mac Pro a rating of 5 stars. Utdminiman said on Amazon “It is sleek light weight has all the ports I need HDMI, USB 3.0 SDXC slot” in their review of this PC.

Some Apple Mac Pro reviewers said in their reviews that the Apple Mac Pro was a good body shape. Citromkarika said on Amazon “If a person uses a bit more force it releases nicely without any harm or damage! Simple and Clever! I love it! The aluminium body”. Citromkarika also said “Overall U get what U pay for! Nice aluminium body, sharp stunning screen, amazing sound, superfast SSD”.

A few people who reviewed the Apple Mac Pro agreed that it was easy to carry around. Joanne Hallam said in her review of the Apple Mac Pro on Amazon “Light and easy to carry” and scored it 5 stars. One Apple Mac Pro reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC was compact. Zippie said “I decided to change to a smaller more compact (present one 15.4") lighter weight item” .

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Good Product Quality

A few Apple Mac Pro reviewers wrote that the product was good quality. Aly Aldridge mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Using it with music production software for a better quality result” in their review. Dr. S. Arif mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “What you get is quality”. Fintan said on Amazon “Top quality laptop, after many years of Windows laptops I went for this”.

Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed the Apple Mac Pro concluded that it was easy to use. Applemania scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Am now learning how to use the amazing potential”. C Knight wrote in their Apple Mac Pro review on Amazon “Excellent - I find it easier and more intuitive than Windows (though I'm still getting to grips with it”. Dr. S. Arif wrote “Clear, much like chocolate - I'd rather eat it! When a program freezes it is easy to use force quit without having to restart the machine”.

Some people who reviewed the Apple Mac Pro concluded that it was easy to setup. Karl Gardner mentioned on Amazon “They're very easy to set up and get used to”. Mr J Rees said “Easy to set up as expected and easy to transfer all my data” in his review. Zippie wrote “Very easy to set up connecting to my network immediately, only needed password”.

Several Apple Mac Pro reviewers who bought it concluded that it had a good experience. Spelk rated it as excellent and wrote “Based on my experience I would highly recommend Cell Zone” in their Apple Mac Pro review.

A few people said in their reviews that the Apple Mac Pro was comfortable and easy to hold. Gordon Smart gave it a rating of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “It became like a comfortable chair” in his review of this PC. Gordon Smart also mentioned “Needs to be used a bit to become comfortable”.

One Apple Mac Pro reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC was easy to handle. Two years ago Frankregie wrote on Amazon “Can't get through to the person handling my case (voicemail full!” in their Apple Mac Pro review although they only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Apple Mac Pro owners mentioned in their reviews that the Apple Mac Pro had a good battery life. Citromkarika mentioned on Amazon “Mobility is brilliant! The battery last!s at lasts 8-9 hours”. Citromkarika also wrote “Good Battery life! Wide connectivity options”. David Hart wrote on Amazon “Its very fast and battery life is better than previous models”.

Nice Design

Several Apple Mac Pro owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Two years ago A. Leigh mentioned “Absolutely gorgeous, ditch your PC now” in their review of the Apple Mac Pro and rated the product as very good. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight, beautiful screen” in their review. Amazon Customer also said “These laptops are stylish, super fast”.

Several Apple Mac Pro owners agreed that it was a good design. Three years ago Biged mentioned “I love the Apple design.” in their Apple Mac Pro review. J. J. Wynne said on Amazon “What can I say I love my mac I installed 32gb Ram took 2 min great design and works just like a Mac”. Mengkysan mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Excellent design” in their review of the Apple Mac Pro.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC was smooth. Alex.39b mentioned “Weaker hardware for a premium price the GPU can only play skyrim at high graphics ultra is slightly smooth” in their review of this PC but despite that they only rated the Apple Mac Pro 60 out of 100.

One Apple Mac Pro owner wrote that it was luxurious. Pilkon mentioned on Amazon “Standard posh item” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One person who bought this PC thought it was well designed. Seven years ago expert website Itpro.co.uk wrote in their Apple Mac Pro review “The Mac Pro is typically Apple - it deliver great performance and is extremely well designed.” yet they scored it 3 stars.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Some Apple Mac Pro owners who bought the product reckoned that it was quiet. Lallyandwillets gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their Apple Mac Pro review on Amazon “What else - oh yes, slim lightweight & quiet”. Last year Mr Robert K Wilson scored it very highly and he said on Amazon “Is almost completely silent when running” in his review of this PC. Mr. S. J. Morley mentioned “Nice design, Quiet Apple you have lost you way in my opinion” in their review of this PC.

One Apple Mac Pro reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was noisy. Lallyandwillets wrote three years ago “When you do want it to make a noise the speakers are amazing for a machine of this size” in their review of this PC.

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Robust

A number of Apple Mac Pro owners who bought it thought it was well made. Ahmedb wrote on Amazon “Solid state disk is really a nice experience” and scored it 5 stars. John Ryan said “Common with all Apple MacBooks it's beautifully carved out of a solid piece of brushed aluminium, with a huge track-pad” in his Apple Mac Pro review. Lallyandwillets wrote in their Apple Mac Pro review on Amazon “That aside I am very pleased with the design & build quality”.

Some people who reviewed the Apple Mac Pro agreed that it was strong and durable. Coulthard mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Laptop is very robust and stylish”. Last year Pmaccyd gave this PC a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I Just love this laptop, pretty quick and robust”. Amug.org said in their review of this PC “Fast, green, silent, rugged, expandable”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Apple Mac Pro was reliable. A P Jones said on Amazon three years ago “I finally have a reliable computer” in their review of this PC. Doyler scored it 5 stars and said “Purchased for my daughter during her GCSC revision, she loves the computer it is fast and reliable” in their review of the Apple Mac Pro. Edward said on Amazon “Over all it is impressive and trustworthy seller for sure”.

A few customers who reviewed it said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Last year Ahmedb mentioned in their review of this PC “Then resume after a while pretty fast and smooth, without worrying to damage the hard disk”. Mr. Simon M. Phillips mentioned in his review of this PC on Amazon “The Windows Experience Index in Windows 7 for this computer under emulation is 5.8 broken down as follows”.

A few customers wrote in their reviews that this PC was sealed. Jackie Linehan wrote two years ago “Genuine sealed Apple product at a fantastic price”. Three years ago Paul Smith scored this PC 5 stars and he mentioned in his Apple Mac Pro review on Amazon “The unit came fully sealed and had no problems registering with apple”.

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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Computers

On average Apple many processor core computers have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all computers produced by Apple.

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Large Storage Capacity

Some people who reviewed the product said that it had good storage. B. R. Hendricks scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned two years ago “It has a tiny storage by to-days standards” in their review. Luca gave the Apple Mac Pro a rating of 5 stars and wrote “It's incredibly fast, has an adequate amount of storage and it has beautiful retina display” in their Apple Mac Pro review. M. S. Clark mentioned on Amazon “This model comes with a sensible 250 GB storage”.

Good Graphics Card

Some people wrote in their reviews that the Apple Mac Pro had a good graphics card. Itpro.co.uk rated it 4 stars and said in their review “If you use applications that can take advantage of its powerful processors and graphics card”. Eight years ago expert website Digitalmedianet.com said “An excellent graphics card (or two” in their Apple Mac Pro review.

Good Support

One Apple Mac Pro reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Frankregie said in their review two years ago “The beautiful screen & slick keypad & trackpad help a lot” however despite that they only scored it 2 stars.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is Flash, which is typical of many PCs 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 Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.9 gigahertz, the Apple Mac Pro has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Pro. The maximum turbo frequencies of PCs of a comparable age and type to the Mac Pro range from 2.6GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Very Short

At only 251 millimeters, the Mac Pro is quite short compared to most of the other PCs of a similar spec and age to the Mac Pro. The average height of comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Pro is 360mm.

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Narrow

With a width of only 167 millimeters, the Mac Pro is one of the narrower computers of a similar type and age to the Mac Pro amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The narrowest desktop computer that is a similar age to the Mac Pro is 160mm wide and the widest is 640mm.

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Very Light

The Mac Pro is quite light (only 5 kilograms) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Mac Pro. Across all the comparable spec personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Pro the weights range from 5kg to 30kg, and the average weight is 12kg.

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Shallow

The average depth of many processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Mac Pro is 340mm. At only 167 millimeters, the Apple Mac Pro is fairly shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor for Gaming

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was not good for gaming. Stuff.tv said nine years ago “Awesomely powerful and beautifully designed, limited gaming ability is the Mac Pro’s only shortcoming”.

Inferior Technical Features

One Apple Mac Pro owner thought the product did not have good features.

Very Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The slowest memory clock speed supported by processor of PCs of this spec and age is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,200MHz. At only 800 megahertz, the Apple Mac Pro has a quite slow memory clock speed supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

With a max internal memory supported processor of only 256 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other many processor core computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Pro. The max internal memory supported processors of many processor core computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Pro range from 64GB to 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 610GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Mac Pro has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,866 megahertz) amongst many processor core computers of this age. The slowest memory clock speed of comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro is 1,600MHz and the fastest is 2,200MHz.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Mac Pro has one of the smaller processor caches (only 12 megabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. The processor caches of computers that have been available for more than a year range from 12MB to 30MB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

This computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Mac Pro has a relatively standard processor clock speed (3.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro.

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Average Internal Memory

The Mac Pro has a relatively average internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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7 Awards

alphr.com Recommended pcauthority.com.au Recommended MacPro.se Recommended computershopper.com Editor's Choice stuff.tv Hot Buy maclife.com Awesome Award macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice

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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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 74 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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