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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
The average max internal memory supported processor of many processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago is 580GB, and the max internal memory supported processors range from 64GB to 770GB. At 768 gigabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has a quite big max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that were released one year ago.
Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
At 6,144 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Mac Pro Late 2013. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor core personal computers that were released one year ago is 3TB.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
Across all the many processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago the internal memory range from 8GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 24GB. With an internal memory of 64 gigabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst many processor core personal computers of this age.
Flash Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is Flash, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar spec and 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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24 Processor Threads
The Mac Pro Late 2013 is a 24 processor thread computer.
Very Big L3 Cache
The smallest L3 cache of personal computers of this age and spec is 10MB, the biggest is 30MB, and the average L3 cache is 25MB. With a L3 cache of 30 megabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the biggest L3 caches amongst PCs of this age.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has a quite big processor cache (30 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year. The processor caches of many processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro Late 2013 range from 12MB to 30MB.
Two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
The Mac Pro Late 2013 is a two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port personal computer.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
At only 256 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age. The smallest total storage capacity of many processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 is 120GB and the biggest is 2.3TB.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The average processor clock speed of computers of this age and spec is 3GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.6GHz to 3.5GHz. The Mac Pro Late 2013 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro Late 2013.
Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
At only 3,072 megabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 is 1GB and the biggest is 8.2GB.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this computer was released.
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Sleek, supreme build quality, quiet, high performance
Stylish, good connectivity, more than powerful enough for most tasks, cheapest Mac you can buy
It's no smaller or sleeker than the last model
Does not support PCI cards for upgrading, no builtin optical drive
Could have a better graphics system
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Small footprint. Very easy setup. Answer 3 or 4 questions, enter your Apple ID and Setup Assistant takes care of the rest. Quiet and boy is it fast. It literally took me longer to connect cables and r
Fast processor, large HDD, easily upgradable, decent graphics
Nice interface. Better for desktop than Wi 8. Great way to transition from PC to Mac. I have not used a Mac for very long and I've already learned how to move the 1TB drive to 2nd position in the Mini
For what you get, this is a powerful package for a small computer. The included 1TB drive is SLOW, so buy another drive to become the primary. I also recommend the upgrade to 16GB of memory. With thos
No DVD drive and it would be nice if there was a User Guide. The Quick Start guide is a little lacking for those who are less than average computer savvy. It's available on line in Apple Support but y
No dedicated graphics card, but most people will never notice. No optical drive or keyboard
The 1TB drive is simply to slow for everyday usage
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Running this PC over 5 years will generate 2.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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