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Apple Mac Pro (mid 2013)

91
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
91

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Review

There isn't another computer we know of that's this powerful and also this compact. With a starting price of $2,999, going all the way up to nearly $10,000, it's quite pricey, but for videographers, photographers, animators and other creative professionals, it could be well worth the investment.

Pros
  • Compact, space-saving design
  • Stronggraphics performance, fast disk speeds
  • Runs quietly
  • Supports up to three 4K displays
Cons
  • Runs a little warm, and can take a while to cool down
  • Many apps still need to be optimized to take advantage of two GPUs
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Scores

Engadget

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User Reviews

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nnieman
It's a lot smaller than I expected and looks beautiful on my desk. It's also...read more
100
MacPhyle
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
100
lukwilson
Why did you rate speed and features a 5 out of 5?Although my config is 6-Core,...read more
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89
Average Critic Score

Size and weight

91
 

Speed and features

93
 

Noise

93
 

Expandability

63
 

Design and form factor

90
 

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