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Apple Mac Pro 8 Core Intel Xeon E5 3GHz 12GB 512GB Flash

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8 Intel Xeon E5 3GHz 12GB May 2014
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Apple Desktop Computers Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 1,174 owner and expert reviews for Apple desktop computers and found that on average Apple has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Apple has excellent reviews specifically for its many processor core personal computers.

Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is Flash, which is the most commonly found storage medium on PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This desktop computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Mac Pro is more than most computers of a similar spec and age to it. This Apple PC supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by many processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Very Short

The heights of many processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro range from 250mm to 580mm. The Apple Mac Pro is quite short (only 251 millimeters) compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Mac Pro.

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Very Light

At only 5 kilograms, the Apple Mac Pro is fairly light compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the Mac Pro. The average weight of many processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Pro is 12kg.

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Very Narrow

The widths of many processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Pro range from 160mm to 450mm, and the average width is 180mm. The Mac Pro is fairly narrow (only 167 millimeters) 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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Very Shallow

The depths of PCs of this spec and age range from 160mm to 620mm, and the average depth is 350mm. The Mac Pro is one of the shallower computers of this type and age (only 167 millimeters) amongst computers of this age.

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2 Reasons Against

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

The Mac Pro is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of many processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Pro is 1,900MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,300MHz to 2,200MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,866 megahertz, the Apple Mac Pro has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst many processor core personal computers of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Mac Pro has a pretty typical processor clock speed (3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro.

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Average Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Mac Pro has a fairly standard total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Threads
Processor Cache
ECC Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Number of Storage Drives Supported
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Line-Out
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Compatible Processor Series
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost 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)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Built-In Speaker(s)

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Expert Reviews

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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,...

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....

4 November 2010

If you work with video, animation or motion graphics and need a workstation this powerful ? and, more importantly, can afford it ? the Apple Mac Pro 12-core is a winner. Neil Bennett, Digital Arts...

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User Reviews

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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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