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Apple Mac Pro 12 Core Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 32GB 512GB Flash

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12 Intel Xeon E5 2.7GHz 32GB May 2014
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9 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Personal Computer Reviews

Apple is one of the best computer brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Apple also has excellent ratings for its many processor core personal computers.

Flash Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is Flash, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 30 megabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has one of the bigger processor caches amongst desktop computers of this age. The average processor cache of comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Pro is 20MB, and the processor caches range from 12MB to 30MB.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This desktop computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on many processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Mac Pro has a greater number of placements than most computers that were released more than two years ago. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Mac Pro.

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Very Short

The heights of PCs of a similar type and age to the Mac Pro range from 250mm to 580mm. With a height of only 251 millimeters, the Apple Mac Pro is fairly short compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 167 millimeters, the Mac Pro is one of the narrower desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Pro amongst many processor core personal computers of this age. The widths of many processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 160mm to 450mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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Very Shallow

Across all the comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than two years the depths range from 160mm to 620mm, and the average depth is 350mm. At only 167 millimeters, the Apple Mac Pro is quite shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been around for a similar time 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 many processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro. Computers of this type and age have weights of between 250g and 30kg, and the average weight is 12kg.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of comparable spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 3GB to 8.2TB. When compared to other many processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Apple Mac Pro's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 6 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This personal computer supports IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11n WiFi standards, which is typical of many many processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Apple Mac Pro has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,866 megahertz) amongst many processor core personal computers of this age. The average memory clock speed of many processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro is 1,900MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,300MHz to 2,200MHz.

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Only Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Mac Pro is a four USB 3.0 port PC. Most of the other similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Pro have between two and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of PCs of this spec and age is 140GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 32GB to 520GB. With a maximum internal memory of 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 were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Pro has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Pro.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the Mac Pro has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the Apple Mac Pro has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Apple Mac Pro[plb_3817139_price] (3.5GHz).

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Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Error Checking and Correcting (ECC)
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Optical Drive
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Line-Out Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Performance
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Display
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Other Features
Built-In Speaker
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

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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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