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Apple Mac Pro 8 Core Intel Xeon E5 3GHz 64GB 1TB Flash

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8 Intel Xeon E5 3GHz 64GB May 2014
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Excellent Brand

Apple is one of the leading desktop computer brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Apple also has excellent ratings for its many processor core personal computers.

Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the computers of a comparable spec and age to the Mac Pro the internal memory range from 4GB to 64GB. With an internal memory of 64 gigabytes, the Mac Pro's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst personal computers of a similar age and type to the Mac Pro.

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Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is Flash, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec computers that are a similar 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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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Mac Pro has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Pro. Many processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Pro have total storage capacity of between 180GB and 8.3TB.

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Two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports

The Mac Pro is a two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port personal computer.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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Supports One Case Placement

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

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Short

When compared to other comparable spec personal computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro, the Mac Pro's height of only 251 millimeters is one of the shortest. The heights of personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro range from 250mm to 580mm, and the average height is 360mm.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 5 kilograms, the Mac Pro is quite light compared to most of the other personal computers that came out more than two years ago. The average weight of personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Mac Pro is 12kg, and the weights range from 250g to 30kg.

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Narrow

When compared to other PCs of a comparable age and type to the Mac Pro that we have assessed, the Mac Pro's width of only 167 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The widths of many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro range from 160mm to 450mm.

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Shallow

When compared to other many processor core personal computers that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed, the Mac Pro's depth of only 167 millimeters is one of the shallowest. The shallowest comparable spec PC that is a similar age to the Mac Pro is 160mm deep and the deepest is 620mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 3 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has a very small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this type and age. The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Pro range from 3GB to 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.8TB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Many processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago have maximum internal memory of between 32GB and 520GB. The Apple Mac Pro has one of the smallest maximum internal memory (only 64 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec desktop computers of this age.

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2 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

With a processor clock speed of 3 gigahertz, the Mac Pro has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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Headphone Outputs
Line-Out
DC-In Jack
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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
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
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Power Supply
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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

(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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