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Apple Mac Pro 6 Core Intel Xeon E5 3.5GHz 12GB 512GB Flash

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6 Intel Xeon E5 3.5GHz 12GB Dec 2013
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is Flash, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it. 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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Two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports

Most of the other many processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago only have one Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port, however the Mac Pro has two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many many processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Pro range from 510MB to 8.2GB. At 6,144 megabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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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 desktop computers of this spec and age. Comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the Mac Pro have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.5GHz and 4GHz.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Apple Mac Pro has a greater number of placements than most computers of a comparable type and age to it. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by computers of this age and spec.

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Very Short

The shortest many processor core personal computer that came out more than two years ago is 250mm high and the tallest is 580mm. At only 251 millimeters, the Mac Pro is fairly short compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar type and age to the Mac Pro.

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Narrow

The width of the Mac Pro of only 167 millimeters is one of the narrowest amongst many processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro. Desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro have widths of between 160mm and 450mm.

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Very Shallow

At only 167 millimeters, the Mac Pro is quite shallow compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released more than two years ago. The average depth of many processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro is 350mm.

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Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Across all the desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Mac Pro the max internal memory supported processors range from 64GB to 770GB. The Mac Pro has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors (only 256 gigabytes) amongst many processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Small L3 Cache

The average L3 cache of personal computers that were released more than two years ago is 20MB. The Apple Mac Pro has a fairly small L3 cache (only 12 megabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the comparable spec PCs that were launched more than two years ago the processor caches range from 12MB to 30MB, and the average processor cache is 20MB. The Apple Mac Pro has one of the smaller processor caches (only 12 megabytes) amongst many processor core personal computers of this age.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this computer was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.5 gigahertz, the Apple Mac Pro has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro.

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Specification

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Processor Codename
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Memory
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ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
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Storage
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Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
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Colour of Product
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
Idle States
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel® Smart Cache
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Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
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Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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

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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple me253, apple me253b, apple me253ba, apple 95vgzs00, apple 95vgza00
Barcodes 00885909720279, 04005922505103, 04005922505295, 04005922505905, 04005922505929, 04005922506810, 04005922507350, 04005922507558, 08592978001384, 08592978002336
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