Apple Mac Pro 3.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® E5 Family E5-1650V2 Black Desktop Workstation

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    Mac Pro, 3.5GHz 6-core Intel Xeon E5, 4x 4GB DDR3, Dual AMD FirePro D500, 256GB flash, 6x Thunderbolt 2, 4x USB 3.0, HDMI 1.4, 2x Gigabit LAN, 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, OS X Mavericks
    Sometimes to take a major step forward, you have to completely change direction.

    When we began work on the new Mac Pro, we considered every element that defines a pro computer — graphics, storage, expansion, processing power, and memory. And we challenged ourselves to find the best, most forward-looking way possible to engineer each one of them. When we put it all together, the result was something entirely new. Something radically different from anything before it. Something that provides an extremely powerful argument against the status quo.

    The new power structure.

    Engineered around workstation graphics with dual GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage, high-performance Thunderbolt 2, new-generation Xeon processors, ultrafast memory, and support for 4K video, the new Mac Pro delivers state-of-the-art performance across the board.


    The new Mac Pro is muscle through and through, starting with the new-generation Intel Xeon E5, available with 4, 6, 8, or 12 cores of processing power on a single die. And with up to 30MB of L3 cache, 40GB/s of PCI Express gen 3 bandwidth, and 256-bit-wide floating-point instructions, you’ll never be at a loss for speed.


    Every component in the new Mac Pro is optimized for performance. That includes a four-channel DDR3 memory controller running at 1866MHz. It supports up to 64GB of memory and delivers up to 60GB/s of memory bandwidth, which means you can fly through even the most compute-intensive tasks in no time. And since it’s ECC memory, your render job, video export, or simulation won’t be stopped by transient memory errors.


    Traditionally, pro computers have relied primarily on the CPU for their computing power. But as GPU performance has dramatically increased, software developers have begun to leverage that power in their apps. With the new Mac Pro, we looked ahead and engineered an even more powerful GPU architecture. Not only does it feature a state-of-the-art AMD FirePro workstation-class GPU — it features two of them. And each is available with 2GB, 3GB, or 6GB of dedicated VRAM and up to 2048 stream processors. With all that power, you’ll be able to do things like seamlessly edit full-resolution 4K video while simultaneously rendering effects in the background — and still have enough power to connect up to three high-resolution 4K displays.


    There’s flash storage, and then there’s next-generation PCIe-based flash storage. We’re talking storage that’s up to 2.4 times faster than the fastest SATA-based solid-state drive and up to 10 times faster than a 7200-rpm SATA hard drive. Most flash storage systems connect via SATA buses designed for slower spinning hard drives. But we designed the new Mac Pro around new PCIe-based flash controller technology to deliver the fastest solid-state drives available standard in a desktop computer. So you’ll have up to 1TB of storage that will let you boot up, launch apps, and even open massive files in, well, a flash.

    A unified thermal core.

    The new Mac Pro packs an unprecedented amount of power in an unthinkable amount of space. A big reason we were able to do that is the ingenious unified thermal core. Rather than using multiple heat sinks and fans to cool the processor and graphics cards, we built everything around a single piece of extruded aluminum designed to maximize airflow as well as thermal capacity. It works by conducting heat away from the CPU and GPUs and distributing that heat uniformly across the core. That way, if one processor isn’t working as hard as the others, the extra thermal capacity can be shared efficiently among them. No computer has been built this way before. And yet it makes so much sense, it’s now hard to imagine building one any other way.

    A single breakthrough fan.

    An incredible amount of innovation went into designing a fan system capable of cooling such a high-performance device. Instead of adding extra fans, we engineered a single, larger fan that pulls air upward through a bottom intake. As air passes vertically through the center of the device, it absorbs heat and carries it out the top. It’s simple and elegant — and also astonishingly quiet. To achieve that, we had to consider every detail: the number of blades, the size of the blades, the spacing of the blades, and even the shape of the blades. By minimizing air resistance throughout the system, we were able to design a fan with backward-curved impeller blades that runs at fewer revolutions per minute, draws air more efficiently as it spins, and creates considerably less noise.

    Expansion, vastly expanded.

    In creating a pro computer for the future, we wanted to provide an enormous amount of expansion — without being limited to the space inside the enclosure. Designed with built-in Thunderbolt 2, USB 3, Gigabit Ethernet, and HDMI 1.4 ports, Mac Pro sets a new standard in flexible, high-performance expansion. It’s our most expandable Mac yet. And it has everything you need to build a workstation completely customized to what you need and how you work.

    Thunderbolt 2.

    Thunderbolt combines PCI Express and DisplayPort into one high-speed, versatile I/O technology. And with Mac Pro, we’re jumping even further ahead. Thunderbolt 2 delivers twice the throughput, providing up to 20Gb/s of bandwidth to each external device. So you’re more than ready for the next generation of high-performance peripherals, without being limited by the number of expansion slots inside your computer. You can connect massive amounts of storage, add a PCI expansion chassis, and work with the latest external displays — including 4K desktop displays and peripheral devices capable of broadcast monitoring in 4K. And since each Thunderbolt 2 port allows you to daisy-chain up to six peripherals, you can go all out by plugging in up to 36 external devices via Thunderbolt 2 alone.

    Other I/O connections.

    Mac Pro equips you with all kinds of connections for all kinds of peripherals. USB 3 gives you the versatility to hook up dozens of different types of external devices. Two Gigabit Ethernet ports let you connect to multiple networks. And an HDMI 1.4 port provides support for the latest televisions, projectors, and displays, including Ultra HD TVs. But the thought we put into expandability extends beyond the types of peripherals you can use. As you rotate Mac Pro to plug in a device, it senses the movement and automatically illuminates the I/O panel. So you can easily see the ports you need when you need them.

    Advanced wireless.

    Access your network over three-stream 802.11ac Wi-Fi for the latest in high-speed wireless connectivity. For all your other wireless connections, Mac Pro includes Bluetooth 4.0. It’s the easiest way to connect your keyboard, mouse, and other wireless devices without having to physically attach anything.

    Radical. Yet completely logical.

    The new Mac Pro looks unlike any other computer. Because it is unlike any other computer. By rethinking the architecture of its internal components, we had the chance to rethink the entire enclosure. And since everything centers around a unified thermal core, we were free to design a much leaner, lighter, quieter, and far more streamlined structure. Its unique design and beautiful finishes are executed to an extraordinary degree of precision. And at just 9.9 inches tall with a diameter of just 6.6 inches, it’s a pro desktop computer that can actually sit on your desk.

    Designed and assembled in the U.S.

    With the new Mac Pro, we assemble the entire product and machine several of its high-precision components in the United States. By leveraging the innovative power of industry-leading companies in Texas, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, and over a dozen other states across America, we're able to build a product that's impeccably constructed and beautiful in every detail. In other words, exactly as it was envisioned by our designers and engineers in California.
    Name Apple Mac Pro 3.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® E5 Family E5-1650V2 Black Desktop Workstation
    SKU MD878B/A
    URL Key apple-mac-pro-3-5-ghz-intelar-xeonar-e5-family-e5-1650v2-black-desktop-workstation
    EAN 0885909720699
    Processor operating modes64-bit
    Processor lithography22 nm
    Processor codenameIvy Bridge EP
    Bus typeQPI
    Maximum internal memory supported by processor256 GB
    Memory types supported by processorDDR3-SDRAM
    Memory clock speeds supported by processor800,1066,1333,1600,1866 MHz
    Thermal Design Power (TDP)130 W
    Tcase70 °C
    Processor seriesIntel Xeon E5-1600 v2
    PCI Express configurationsx4, x8, x16
    Maximum number of PCI Express lanes40
    FSB ParityNo
    Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)59.7 GB/s
    Memory channels supported by processorQuad
    ECC supported by processorYes
    Processor cache typeSmart Cache
    Conflict Free processorNo
    Processor cache12 MB
    Processor frequency3.5 GHz
    Processor modelE5-1650V2
    Number of processors installed1
    Processor boost frequency3.9 GHz
    Processor socketLGA 2011 (Socket R)
    Processor threads12
    Processor cores6
    PCI Express slots version3.0
    Processor familyIntel® Xeon® E5 Family
    Memory layout (slots x size)4 x 4 GB
    Internal memory16 GB
    Maximum internal memory64 GB
    Memory slots4x DIMM
    Internal memory typeDDR3-SDRAM
    Memory clock speed1866 MHz
    Storage mediaFlash
    Card reader integratedNo
    Total storage capacity256 GB
    Discrete graphics adapter memory3072 GB
    Discrete graphics adapter modelAMD FirePro D500
    Discrete graphics memory typeGDDR5
    Number of discrete graphics adapters2
    Optical drive
    Optical drive typeNo
    Ethernet LANYes
    Bluetooth version4.0
    Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    Ethernet LAN data rates10,100,1000 Mbit/s
    Cabling technology10/100/1000Base-T(X)
    Top Wi-Fi standardWi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    Ports & interfaces
    USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity4
    Thunderbolt 2 ports quantity6
    HDMI version1.4
    Headphone outputs1
    HDMI ports quantity1
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports2
    DVI portNo
    Expansion slots
    PCI Express slots version3.0
    Technical details
    Intel 64Yes
    Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)No
    Product typeWorkstation
    Intel® vPro™ TechnologyYes
    Intel® Turbo Boost TechnologyYes
    Intel® Quick Sync Video TechnologyNo
    Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)No
    Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)No
    Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)Yes
    Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)No
    Product colourBlack
    Chassis typeDesktop
    Cooling typeActive
    Product colourBlack
    Chassis typeDesktop
    Embedded options availableNo
    Product typeWorkstation
    Operating system installedMac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
    Processor special features
    Embedded options availableNo
    Enhanced Intel SpeedStep TechnologyYes
    Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
    Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
    Intel Trusted Execution TechnologyYes
    Intel® InTru™ 3D TechnologyNo
    Intel® Insider™No
    Intel Clear Video TechnologyNo
    Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)No
    Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)Yes
    Idle StatesYes
    Execute Disable BitYes
    Intel Flex Memory AccessNo
    Intel FDI TechnologyNo
    Intel Fast Memory AccessNo
    Intel® Smart CacheYes
    Intel Enhanced Halt StateYes
    Intel Demand Based SwitchingYes
    Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)No
    Supported instruction setsAVX
    Processor package size52.5 mm
    Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
    CPU configuration (max)1
    Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)Yes
    Intel TSX-NI version0.00
    Intel Secure Key Technology version1.00
    Intel Rapid Storage TechnologyNo
    Intel Identity Protection Technology version0.00
    Intel Dual Display Capable TechnologyNo
    Conflict Free processorNo
    Processor ARK ID75780
    Intel 64Yes
    Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)No
    Intel® vPro™ TechnologyYes
    Intel® Turbo Boost TechnologyYes
    Intel® Quick Sync Video TechnologyNo
    Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)No
    Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)No
    Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)Yes
    Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)No
    Power supply input frequency50 - 60 Hz
    Power supply input voltage100 - 240 V
    Power supply450 W
    Operational conditions
    Operating altitude0 - 5000 m
    Operating relative humidity (H-H)5 - 95%
    Operating temperature (T-T)10 - 35 °C
    EPEAT complianceGold
    Energy Star certifiedYes
    Weight & dimensions
    Width167 mm
    Depth167 mm
    Height251 mm
    Weight5 kg
    Packaging content
    Cables includedAC
    Mouse includedNo
    Display includedNo
    Keyboard includedNo
    Other features
    Cooling typeActive
    Built-in speaker(s)Yes
    Manufacturer Apple
    Reviews No
    PDF Url No

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