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Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2010) MC561

Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2010) MC561
alaScore 82

17 reviews

Apr, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2010) MC561. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviews about the design and reliability are overall positive, but some have doubts about the price. There are some mixed reviews about the size.

usability, reliability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2010) MC561 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: omgitssum1 (

The Mac Pro is the most powerful of all Macs. ”


As the title says, the Mac Pro is the most powerful Mac. It beats the iMac, the MacBook, and the Macbook Pro. Why? It's because the Mac Pro allows up to two processor chips, or CPUs. This means you get twice the processing power (compared to only one...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: leahrenee27 (

Apple Mac Pro is great for work ”


I'm a graphic designer, and this is the best computer I've ever worked on. It's fast, the Mac interface is fantastic, it's pretty, and it's reliable. I've never had it crash or give me problems.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: FrankPapageo... (

Easy To Upgrade! ”


When I was first looking into getting a Mac computer after using them at work and school for years, I was torn between getting a MacPro and an iMac.  While both have their pros and cons, the pro user in me decided to get a MacPro. 

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: TheNutKikcker (

Apple Mac Pro ”


I was looking for a new mac because i sold my old one to a friend when i stumbled across this. At first i thought " Apple doesn't make Mid tower Mac pros do they?" This surprised me and i decided to pick one up for my self. other Macs i saw were all...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: jms128 (

apple mac pro. expect more from it ”


The Apple Mac Pro is good. the one i have is 8 core model. it's running at pretty good speed and everything. however, i don't think the statement they used to make on their tv commercial is true, such as it won't crash and things like that. my mac pro...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: mancini76 (

Mac Pro is a rock solid work station ”


My Mac Pro is a toughly designed supercomputer workstation that stands up to the rigors of a power user who's doing graphic design, digital photography and high end digital editing for a living. The speed of the Mac Pro is impressive, but the real gem...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Phorapples (

The Mac Pro lives up to its name. ”


The Mac Pro is a beastly computer with lots of computing power and expandability to make it last for years and years.  The machine I have is capable of running up to 16 Gb of memory and works perfectly well with the 4 Gb that came installed from the...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: lizardola (

Apple Mac Pro - Quite the Work Horse ”


I have always been a big fan of Apple products. All the way from iPods to MacBooks to Desktop Pros. The Apple Mac Pro is quite a robust machine. I typically have 8-10 programs running constantly on my Mac. It never sputters and is super quick. It has...

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications


DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: Yes
Firewire: Yes
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN:No / Yes


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Product Type:PC Server / PC Workstation / Tower
Type:PC Server / PC Workstation / Tower


Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Radeon HD 5770 / Radeon HD 5870
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:E5620 / X5650 / X5670