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Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) MD770

Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) MD770
alaScore 84

28 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) MD770. 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 reliability and size are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) MD770 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) MD770 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) Two 2.66GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon processors 1TB 12GB AMD ATI HD5770Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) Two 2.66GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon processors 1TB 12GB AMD ATI HD5770

Apr, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) MD770


alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2012) MD770 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability


79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple Mac Pro MD770LL/A Desktop (OLD VERSION)Apple Mac Pro MD770LL/A Desktop (OLD VERSION)

Apr, 2018

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Apple Mac Pro MD770LL/A Workstation


very fast shipping great job

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This is top of the line..


The Mac Pro is the ultimate computer. Nothing on the market can compare to what this computer can do as far the as the specs go. My mac Pro has 6GB of RAM, a Radeon HD 5770 and a Super Drive. This ...

Aug, 2011

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Server grade hardware

Jun, 2011

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold


Chassis type:Tower
Color of product:Aluminium / Silver
Number of 3.5" bays:4
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:2
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI Express x4 slots:2


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 5770
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
On-board graphics adapter: No
On-board graphics adapter model: No


Internal memory:6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:2 x 4 / 3 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 4 / 3 x 2
Memory slots:4x DIMM


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 118110.2
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Relative humidity:5 - 95
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 47
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 47

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Cooling type:Active
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:ATI
Mac compatibility: Yes
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Power Requirements:5 - 12 A
Power supply type:AC

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTZ
Mouse included: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:50.7


Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack:No / Yes
DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:2
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:4
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:2
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:2
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:5


Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Bus type:DMI / QPI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24 / 32
ECC supported by processor:Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:24 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:2
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual / Triple
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of Processing Die Transistors:731
Number of processors installed:1
Number of QPI links:1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:263
Processor:E3-1230 / W3565
Processor boost frequency:3.46 / 3.6
Processor cache:8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Bloomfield / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel® Xeon® 3000 Sequence / Intel® Xeon® E3 Family
Processor frequency:3.2
Processor lithography:32 / 45
Processor model:E3-1230 / W3565
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Xeon 3500 series / Intel Xeon E3-1200
Processor socket:Socket B (LGA 1366) / Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:8
Stepping:D0 / D2
System bus data transfer rate:4.8 / 5
System bus rate:4.8 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):130 / 80

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: Yes
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:39721 / 52271
Processor code:SLBEV / SR00H
Processor package size:37.5 / 42.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes


Operating system installed:Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion


Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:18.7 / 7.36
Package weight:50.7
Weight:39.9 / 50.7