Model Detail - Mac Pro "Twelve Core" 2.4GHz Westmere (Mid 2012)

The model Mac Pro "Twelve Core" 2.4 Mid-2012 (Westmere) gets it's heartbeat from dual 2.4GHz Six Core 32-nm Xeon E5645 Westmere processors with dedicated 256k of level 2 cache per core and 12MB of level 3 cache per processor. Upgrades to this model include Dual 2.66GHz Six Core Intel Xeon X5650 and Dual 3.06GHz Six Core Intel Xeon X5675.The base factory configuration for this model is 12GB DDR3-1333 (PC3-10600) ECC SDRAM, a 7200 RPM/32MB cache 1TB 3Gb/s SATA hard drive, an 18X dual-layer "SuperDrive" plus an ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics card running 1GB of GDDR5 RAM.

Expansion is where these models shine with 8 memory slots, each accepting up to 16GB per slot, yielding 128GB possible maximum. It also has 2 external 5.25" front bays, 4 internal 3.5" drive bays, 4 PCIe slots (2X PCIe 2.0 x16 and 2X PCIe 2.0 x4) with the video card using one slot.

Additionally these machines have 5 USB 2.0 ports, 4 Firewire 800, 2 Gigabit Ethernet, 2 Mini DisplayPorts, 1 dual-link DVI port, AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR.

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Processor Speed 2.4GHz
First Build Date 6/11/2012
Last Build Date N/A
Built-in Display None
Model Identifier MacPro5,1
Apple Order Number MD771LL/A
Apple Model Number A1289 (EMC 2629)
Form Factor Mac Pro
Apple Subfamily Mid-2012
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
RAM Slots8
RAM SpecsPC3-10600 DDR3-1333 ECC
RAM Speed1333MHz
Standard Storage Drive
1 TB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
4TB* X4
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (3GB/s)
Processor Type 6 Core Xeon E5645 x2
Processors / Cores 2 (12 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 17642/19887
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds 2.66, 3.06GHz (6)
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable LGA 1366 Sockets
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 12GB
Maximum RAM 128GB
RAM Slots 8
RAM Specs PC3-10600 DDR3-1333 ECC
RAM Speed 1333MHz
System Bus Speed 6.4 GT/s
Cache Bus Speed 2.4GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k x12
L2 / L3 Cache 256k (x12), 12MB (x2)
Video Card Radeon HD 5770
Standard VRAM 1GB
Maximum VRAM 1GB
Native Resolution 2560x1600
Multi Display Support Up to 6 Displays - Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600
Standard Storage Drive 1 TB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 4TB* X4
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (3GB/s)
Optical Disk 18X DL
Floppy / Zip Drive None
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Video / Multi-IO 3
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 5 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 4 (800)
Ethernet (RJ-45) Gigabit (x2)
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone 1
Microphone None
Audio In 2
Audio Out 2
Keyboard Apple Aluminum KB
Mouse / Trackpad Magic Mouse
Expansion Slots 4 PCIe 2.0
Expansion Bays 4 3.5
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.7.4 (11E53)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows XP SP2 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (64-Bit)
Battery Type N/A
Battery Life N/A
Power Adapter N/A
Case Type Tower
Dimensions 20.1 x 8.1 x 18.7
Weight 39.9 lbs. (18.1 kg)
Original Price USD US$3799
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