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Apple Mac Pro (Early 2009) MB871

Apple Mac Pro (Early 2009) MB871
alaScore 82

41 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the reliability. The design also gets good views, but there are some less positive opinions about the size and price.

usability, design, reliability

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple Mac Pro (Early 2009) MB871 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 41 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Apple Mac Pro (Early 2009) MB871


alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Apple Mac Pro (Early 2009) MB871 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on

usability, price


87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Apple Mac Pro MB871LL/A Desktop (OLD VERSION)

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Great Computer to have


Graphic Design Games and other stuff

Easy To Set Up","Never Freezes","Powerful","Versatile

Super Drive Noisey

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looks awesome and does well ”


This Mac desktop computer is a fantastic computer for those who demand a little bit more frome their systems. This computer features an Intel Xeon 3500 processor that is running at 2.66 ghz. This Xeon 3500 processor, for those that do not know, is a...


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Beasty computer ”


The Mac desktop is a beasty computer that is more than adequate for my needs. Love it.

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Impressive Performance, Design, Usability, Price, and Size!


Expensive But Worth it Though much more expensive than comparable PC's or the most powerful iMac, the many advantages you get with this computer make it worth it. This is the lowest-priced of the recent Mac ...

Impressive Design, Impressive Features, Impressive Performance, Impressive Flexibility, Impressive Ease. Impressive Service. Impressive all around

Too Big. Too Expensive. Even more expensive if also running Windows. Too few RAM slots

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Impressive Performance, Design, Usability, Price, and Size!


Expensive But Worth it

Impressive Design, Features, Performance, Flexibility, Ease of use, Service.  Solidly

Too Big.  Too Expensive.  Even more expensive if also running Windows.  Too few RAM slots

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Apple Mac Pro MB871B/A


Changed from PC to MAC to run my Recording Studio, what a difference, the MAC is so much better, faster more solid, very well built and a dream to use

None so far

Product Specifications


DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


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


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 Leopard
Product Type:PC Server / Tower
Type:PC Server / Tower


Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT120
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:E5355 / W3520 / W3580 / X3230