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Two year's worth of rumors later, Apple's mid 2012 update to its Mac Pro workstation only adds in an Intel Xeon W3565 processor running at 3.2Ghz, opposed to the 2010 model's Xeon W3530 processor clocked at 2.8Ghz — all other specs, including the case design, remain the same.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 11, 2012
  • Price at launch: $2,499.00

Availability

  • Alias: Mac Pro

Also Known As...

  • Desktop type: Tower
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 20.1 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 18.7 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 8.1 inches
  • Weight: 39.9 pounds
  • Color: Silver

Hardware

  • Operating system: Mac OS X

Software

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Bloomfield
  • Base CPU model: Xeon W3565
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.46 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Westmere-EP
  • Model: Xeon W3680
  • Cores: 6
  • Clockspeed: 3.33 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: ATI
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 5770
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: ATI
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 5770
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 3 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 32 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1066 MHz
  • Slots: 4

Memory

  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 1 TB
  • Max. config HDD: 8 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 2 TB

Storage

  • Drive(s): 1
  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Drive type: Tray-loading
  • Optical disc support: DVD Super Multi

Optical Drive

  • USB: 5
  • FireWire 800: 4
  • Ethernet: 2
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • DVI: 1
  • Mini DisplayPort: 2
  • 3.5mm headphone: 2
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1
  • Digital optical audio (S/PDIF): 2

Ports

  • 5.25-inch: 2
  • 3.5-inch: 4

Bays

  • PCI Express x16: 2
  • PCI Express x4: 2

Slots

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR

Connectivity

Keyboard, USB Extension Cable, Magic Mouse

Bundled Accessories

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