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Apple Mac Pro 8 Core Intel Xeon E5 3GHz 16GB 1TB Flash

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8 Intel Xeon E5 3GHz 16GB May 2014
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Apple Has Excellent Desktop Computer Reviews

On average Apple many processor core personal computers have excellent reviews compared to other brands as do all personal computers built by Apple.

Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is Flash, which is typical of many personal computers that are a comparable age to 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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Very Short

The heights of PCs of a comparable type and age to the Mac Pro range from 250mm to 580mm, and the average height is 350mm. The Apple Mac Pro is fairly short (only 251 millimeters) compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Very Light

The lightest personal computer of a similar spec and age to the Mac Pro is 5kg heavy, the heaviest is 30kg, and the average weight is 11kg. At only 5 kilograms, the Mac Pro is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Pro.

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Very Narrow

The widths of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Mac Pro range from 160mm to 640mm, and the average width is 200mm. With a width of only 167 millimeters, the Apple Mac Pro is one of the narrower many processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro amongst many processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Shallow

The Apple Mac Pro is fairly shallow (only 167 millimeters) compared to most of the other personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Pro. Across all the comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro the depths range from 160mm to 730mm, and the average depth is 310mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,866 megahertz, the Apple Mac Pro has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other computers of this age and type. Across all the many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Mac Pro the memory clock speeds range from 1,600MHz to 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 2,000MHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 64 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year. The maximum internal memory of many processor core personal computers that were released one year ago range from 32GB to 520GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 140GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

Apple released the Mac Pro over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3 gigahertz, the Mac Pro has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Pro.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Mac Pro has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel® Quick Sync Video 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
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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
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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

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

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