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Apple Mac Pro 12 Core Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 32GB 256GB Flash

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12 Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 32GB May 2014
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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its PCs

Based on 1,174 expert and user reviews, Apple has excellent ratings for its personal computers. Apple also has excellent ratings specifically for its many processor core personal computers compared to other brands.

Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is Flash, which is typical of many many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 Processor Cache

The Apple Mac Pro has a quite big processor cache (30 megabytes) compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. The smallest processor cache of many processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Mac Pro is 12MB, the biggest is 30MB, and the average processor cache is 20MB.

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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 that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Apple Mac Pro has a greater number of placements than most computers of this type and age. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by computers of a comparable type and age to the Mac Pro.

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Very Short

The Mac Pro is one of the shorter many processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro (only 251 millimeters) amongst desktop computers of this age. The shortest comparable spec desktop computer that has been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro is 250mm high and the tallest is 580mm.

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Narrow

The Apple Mac Pro is very narrow (only 167 millimeters) compared to most of the other computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro. Many processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago have widths of between 160mm and 450mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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Shallow

The average depth of similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro is 350mm. The Mac Pro is quite shallow (only 167 millimeters) compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro.

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Light

The weight of the Mac Pro of only 251.5 grams is one of the lightest amongst PCs of this age and spec. Across all the desktop computers that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 250g to 30kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other many processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Pro that we have checked, the Mac Pro's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 6 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the many processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 3GB to 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.8TB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of many processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro is 800GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision T5610 (£1,318.80) (500GB).

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This desktop computer supports IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n WiFi standards, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on many processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,866 megahertz, the Mac Pro has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago. Across all the personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Mac Pro the memory clock speeds range from 1,300MHz to 2,200MHz.

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Only Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Apple Mac Pro is a four USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Pro have between two and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 64 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro. Desktop computers that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory of between 32GB and 520GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 140GB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

This computer was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Pro.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the Apple Mac Pro has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Apple Mac Pro (3.5GHz).

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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Layout
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Total Storage Capacity
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Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Case Colour
Performance
Password Protection
Compatible Processor Series
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Other Features
Built-In Speaker

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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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