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Apple Mac Pro Late 2013

Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 4 Core Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz 32GB 256GB SSD

4 Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz 32GB Jan 2015
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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Computers

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 is 1.8TB. At 6,144 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has a very big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age.

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Very Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The max memory bandwidth supported processor of personal computers that have been around for more than a year range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s. When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 that we have assessed, the max memory bandwidth supported processor of the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 of 59.7 gigabytes per second is one of the fastest.

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Fairly Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB. When compared to other similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Mac Pro Late 2013, the max internal memory supported processor of the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 of 256 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. With a processor clock speed of 3.7 gigahertz, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

PCs of this type and age have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB. The Mac Pro Late 2013 has a very big internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were released one year ago.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most PCs of this spec and age. Most personal computers of this spec and age have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) 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.

This personal computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed amongst all PCs that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage speed across similar types of personal computer.

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Two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports

The Mac Pro Late 2013 is a two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) port computer.

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Two Discrete Graphics Adapters

The Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has more discrete graphics adapters than most of the comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro Late 2013. Most of the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro Late 2013 only have one discrete graphics adapter, however this computer has two discrete graphics adapters.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on computers of this age and type.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of desktop computers of this type and age is 4.9MB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3GB. At 6,144 megabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 64 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The average maximum internal memory of computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 is 33GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Quite Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

Similar spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 have solid-state drive capacities of between 8GB and 1TB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 200GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the bigger solid-state drive capacities amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 10 megabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The processor caches of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Pro Late 2013 range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This personal computer has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar type and age to it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has a greater number of placements than most personal computers of this type and age. This Apple personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by personal computers of this spec and age.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Mac Pro Late 2013 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on PCs of a similar type and age to the Mac Pro Late 2013.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many computers of this type and age.

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Light

The Mac Pro Late 2013 is fairly light (only 5 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago. The lightest medium processor core desktop computer that was released more than a year ago is 38g heavy, the heaviest is 100kg, and the average weight is 7.5kg.

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Shallow

Across all the computers that came out more than a year ago the depths range from 31mm to 590mm. With a depth of only 167 millimeters, the Mac Pro Late 2013 is one of the shallower PCs of this spec and age amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

When compared to other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the Mac Pro Late 2013, the memory clock speed supported by processor of the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 of only 800 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest memory clock speed supported by processor of personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 is 800MHz and the fastest is 2,200MHz.

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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 comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro Late 2013. Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 have total storage capacity of between 4GB and 3.6TB.

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1 Other reason to consider the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Apple PC was released over two years ago.

Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Performance
Product Type
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)
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
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
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

Expert Reviews

(2)
27 December 2013

What's not?There's no DVD drive for ripping CDs and the accessories can be expensive.The bottom line:The easiest and cheapest way to enjoy hassle-free Mac computing at home. For style and... Read more…

Upgraded internals keep the mini up to date
Sleek, supreme build quality, quiet, high performance
USB 3.0
Stylish, good connectivity, more than powerful enough for most tasks, cheapest Mac you can buy
Processing power
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
HDMI output bug will annoy until next OS X update, still quite expensive really
No DVD (let alone Bluray) player
22 November 2012

The Apple Mac mini (Late 2012) is Apple's best yet, packing as much punch into its compact chassis as a full-size desktop, and offering the sizable, speedy Fusion drive...

Intel Ivy Bridge processor
Fusion Drive with 1.12TB capacity
Unchanged aluminum unibody design
Offers USB 3.0
HDMI, and Thunderbolt ports
Limited upgrade opportunities
Expensive considering lack of peripherals
250 price for Fusion Drive option seems high
No dedicated-graphics option
Fusion is an expensive upgrade, especially for users without demanding data transfer requirements

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 8 March 2013 by Andrew B.
(Verified Purchase)

For those who have heard the horror stories about not being able to get the Apple wireless keyboard and magic mouse, or HDTV, to work during initial setup, worry not. The trick is to plug... Read more…

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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $436.82
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years $436.82
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2.9T
Running this PC over 5 years will generate 2.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
74
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 74 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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