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Apple ME253 12 Core Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 12GB 512GB Flash

12 Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 12GB Jan 2015
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Apple Has Excellent Personal Computer Reviews

Many processor core computers produced by Apple have excellent reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all desktop computers (not just many processor core computers) and found that Apple also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is Flash, which is typical of many computers of this age and type. 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.

Personal computers with a faster storage speed that might be worth looking at include the Z640 ($1,399.00) (SSD and cheaper), or the Z440 MT (SSD and cheaper) both from HP or the Lenovo P900 (SSD and cheaper).

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 30 megabytes, the Apple ME253 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ME253. The smallest processor cache of computers that came out around the same time as the ME253 is 12MB, the biggest is 30MB, and the average processor cache is 19MB.

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Very Light

The weights of similar spec PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ME253 range from 5kg to 30kg. At only 5 kilograms, the Apple ME253 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the ME253.

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3 Reasons Against

Only Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Apple ME253 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the computers of this type and age the memory clock speeds range from 1,600MHz to 2,200MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,866 megahertz, the Apple ME253 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were released around the same time as the ME253.

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Only Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most computers of a comparable spec and age to the ME253 have between four and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the Apple ME253 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple ME253

Released Over Two Years Ago

This many processor core computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the Apple ME253 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the ME253.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the Apple ME253 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the Apple ME253 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
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
Processor Special Features
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
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple me253, apple me253b, apple me253ba, apple 95vgzs00, apple 95vgza00
Barcodes 00885909720279

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Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 vs Apple ME253

Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 vs Apple ME253
Apple Mac Pro Late 2013
6 core Intel Xeon E5 3.5GHz 64GB 256GB Flash
Apple ME253
12 core Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 12GB 512GB Flash
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Hugely Bigger Internal Memory
23% Faster Processor Clock Speed
11% Faster Maximum Turbo Frequency
Shallower
Smaller Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
3.1GB Smaller Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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