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Apple Mac Pro Late 2013
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Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 12 Core Intel Xeon E5 V2 2.7GHz 16GB 256GB Flash

12 Intel Xeon E5 V2 2.7GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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Stunning New Design.Mac Pro is the professional desktop computer reinvented from the inside out. Arranging the most advanced technologies available around a unified thermal core allowed us to make... More
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Excellent Brand

Apple has excellent average reviews for its many processor core personal computers as well as across its entire computer range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is Flash, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that have been on the market for more than a year. 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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24 Processor Threads

The Mac Pro Late 2013 is a 24 processor thread personal computer.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Across all the many processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 the processor caches range from 12MB to 30MB. With a processor cache of 30 megabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst computers of this age.

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1 Reason Against

Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The solid-state drive capacities of desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year range from 120GB to 1TB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 350GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has a quite small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released one year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013

Released Over Two Years Ago

Apple released the Mac Pro Late 2013 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other computers of this age and type.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Pro Late 2013.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the Mac Pro Late 2013.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(2)
27 December 2013

What's not?There's no DVD drive for ripping CDs and the accessories can be expensive.The bottom line:The easiest and cheapest way to enjoy hassle-free Mac computing at home. For style and... Read more…

Upgraded internals keep the mini up to date
Sleek, supreme build quality, quiet, high performance
USB 3.0
Stylish, good connectivity, more than powerful enough for most tasks, cheapest Mac you can buy
Processing power
It's no smaller or sleeker than the last model
Does not support PCI cards for upgrading, no builtin optical drive
Could have a better graphics system
HDMI output bug will annoy until next OS X update, still quite expensive really
No DVD (let alone Bluray) player
22 November 2012

The Apple Mac mini (Late 2012) is Apple's best yet, packing as much punch into its compact chassis as a full-size desktop, and offering the sizable, speedy Fusion drive...

Intel Ivy Bridge processor
Fusion Drive with 1.12TB capacity
Unchanged aluminum unibody design
Offers USB 3.0
HDMI, and Thunderbolt ports
Limited upgrade opportunities
Expensive considering lack of peripherals
250 price for Fusion Drive option seems high
No dedicated-graphics option
Fusion is an expensive upgrade, especially for users without demanding data transfer requirements

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 8 March 2013 by Andrew B.
(Verified Purchase)

For those who have heard the horror stories about not being able to get the Apple wireless keyboard and magic mouse, or HDTV, to work during initial setup, worry not. The trick is to plug... Read more…

Small footprint. Very easy setup. Answer 3 or 4 questions, enter your Apple ID and Setup Assistant takes care of the rest. Quiet and boy is it fast. It literally took me longer to connect cables and r
Fast processor, large HDD, easily upgradable, decent graphics
Nice interface. Better for desktop than Wi 8. Great way to transition from PC to Mac. I have not used a Mac for very long and I've already learned how to move the 1TB drive to 2nd position in the Mini
For what you get, this is a powerful package for a small computer. The included 1TB drive is SLOW, so buy another drive to become the primary. I also recommend the upgrade to 16GB of memory. With thos
No DVD drive and it would be nice if there was a User Guide. The Quick Start guide is a little lacking for those who are less than average computer savvy. It's available on line in Apple Support but y
No dedicated graphics card, but most people will never notice. No optical drive or keyboard
The 1TB drive is simply to slow for everyday usage

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Electricity cost when switched on $446.80
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Total running cost over 5 years $446.80
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Running this PC over 5 years will generate 2.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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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Barcodes 00885909634125

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