Apple Mac Pro (mid 2013)

91
Engadget
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91

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Model
Quad-Core

Key Specs

Type
Desktop
Bundled OS
Mac OS
Processor speed
3.7 GHz
Video outputs
HDMI
System RAM
12 GB

General

Type
Desktop
Bundled OS
Mac OS (Mavericks [10.9])

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Xeon) (E5)
Processor speed
3.7 GHz
Number of CPUs
1
Number of cores (per CPU)
Quad-core

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete (ATI / AMD)
SLI
yes (Dual)
Video outputs
HDMI (v1.4)
Integrated TV tuner
no

Optical media

Optical drives
None

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit] (2 ports)
Analog modem
None

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1866)

Storage details

Storage interface
Array

System

Chipset
Intel

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

Wireless keyboard / mouse
yes (Bluetooth)

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
12 GB

Connections

USB (rear)
3.0 (4 port(s))
USB (front)
Array
Thunderbolt
yes (6 port(s))
FireWire (rear)
no
FireWire (front)
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Type
Integrated
Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Audio channels
Stereo
Built-in microphone
no
Speakers
Stereo

Power

Power adapter
External
Model
6-Core

Key Specs

Type
Desktop
Bundled OS
Mac OS
Processor speed
3.5 GHz
Video outputs
HDMI
System RAM
16 GB

General

Type
Desktop
Bundled OS
Mac OS (Mavericks [10.9])

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Xeon) (E5)
Processor speed
3.5 GHz
Number of CPUs
1
Number of cores (per CPU)
Hexa-core

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete (ATI / AMD)
SLI
yes (Dual)
Video outputs
HDMI (v1.4)
Integrated TV tuner
no

Optical media

Optical drives
None

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit] (2 ports)
Analog modem
None

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1866)

Storage details

Storage interface
Array

System

Chipset
Intel

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

Wireless keyboard / mouse
yes (Bluetooth)

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
16 GB

Connections

USB (rear)
3.0 (4 port(s))
USB (front)
Array
Thunderbolt
yes (6 port(s))
FireWire (rear)
no
FireWire (front)
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Type
Integrated
Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Audio channels
Stereo
Built-in microphone
no
Speakers
Stereo

Power

Power adapter
External