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Mac Pro/8-core 2.8GHz Xeon 5400

At a Glance
  • Apple Mac Pro/8-core 2.8GHz Xeon 5400

    Macworld Rating

    This standard configuration replaces the two dual-core 2.66GHz Xeon chips on the preceeding Mac Pro offering with a pair of quad-core 2.8GHz processors. Other changes include a bigger hard drive, more...

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    This standard configuration replaces the two dual-core 2.66GHz Xeon chips on the preceeding Mac Pro offering with a pair of quad-core 2.8GHz processors. Other changes include a bigger hard drive, more installed RAM (not to mention double the RAM capacity), and a new graphics card. In addition to this standard configuration, Apple offers several build-to-order models, from a single quad-core 2.8GHz machine to dual quad-core Mac Pros with 3GHz and 3.2 GHz processors.

    MSRP: $2,799

    Pros

    • Strong storage options
    • Dual enhanced quad-core processors
    • Faster memory and frontside bus
    • Doubled PCI Express specifications
    • Faster video cards

    Cons

    • Limited storage and RAM on default model

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