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Apple Mac Pro Late 2013

Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 4 Core Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz 64GB 512GB SSD

4 Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz 64GB Jan 2015
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Apple Has Excellent Personal Computer Reviews

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on PCs of this age and type.

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Very Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of 59.7 gigabytes per second, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013's max memory bandwidth supported processor is one of the fastest amongst PCs that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013. Comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

With a max internal memory supported processor of 256 gigabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the bigger max internal memory supported processors amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the computers of this type and age the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 range from 1GB to 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.8TB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 3,072 gigabytes, the Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Pro Late 2013 is 8.3GB. The Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the biggest internal memory (64 gigabytes) amongst similar spec PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Mac Pro Late 2013 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (3.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other computers of this age and type. The slowest processor clock speed of comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro Late 2013 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Mac Pro Late 2013 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most PCs of this age and type. Most similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as it 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage speed amongst all personal computers of this spec and age.

The worst storage speed amongst comparable types of PC is HDD.

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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

Most of the other PCs of this age and spec only have one discrete graphics adapter, however the Mac Pro Late 2013 has two discrete graphics adapters.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on personal computers of a similar type and age to it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on personal computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

Medium processor core personal computers that came out 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. The Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the biggest solid-state drive capacities (512 gigabytes) amongst similar spec computers of this age.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (6,144 megabytes) amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. Across all the comparable spec personal computers that have been available for more than a year the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 4.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 33GB. The Mac Pro Late 2013 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Big Processor Cache

When compared to other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Mac Pro Late 2013, the processor cache of the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 of 10 megabytes is one of the biggest. Medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This computer has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Mac Pro Late 2013 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by personal computers of this type 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 similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Apple PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Light

Computers of this type and age have weights of between 38g and 100kg. The Mac Pro Late 2013 is one of the lighter computers that were released one year ago (only 5 kilograms) amongst personal computers of this age.

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Shallow

Personal computers of this age and type have depths of between 31mm and 590mm. With a depth of only 167 millimeters, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 is quite shallow compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

With a memory clock speed supported by processor of only 800 megahertz, the Mac Pro Late 2013's memory clock speed supported by processor is one of the slowest amongst medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro Late 2013. The memory clock speeds supported by processors of comparable spec computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Pro Late 2013 range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,500MHz.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro Late 2013 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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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 $433.18
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years $433.18
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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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