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Apple Mac Pro 2013 (2nd Gen, A1481, MD878, ME253, MQGG2)

Apple Mac Pro 2013 (2nd Gen, A1481, MD878, ME253, MQGG2)
alaScore 93

136 reviews

Jul, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 reviews of Apple Mac Pro 2013 (2nd Gen, A1481, MD878, ME253, MQGG2). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and design, but many are critical about the size and price.

reliability, design, usability

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple Mac Pro 2013 (2nd Gen, A1481, MD878, ME253, MQGG2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple Mac Pro 2013 (2nd Gen, A1481, MD878, ME253, MQGG2)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Apple Mac Pro 2013 (2nd Gen, A1481, MD878, ME253, MQGG2) from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design.

design

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

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple Mac Pro 2013 (2nd Gen, A1481, MD878, ME253, MQGG2)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Apple Mac Pro 2013 (2nd Gen, A1481, MD878, ME253, MQGG2) from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the size, while there are some mixed views about the price.

reliability, usability, design

size

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by (t3.com)

Mac Pro review

 

The new Apple Mac Pro is finally here but does it deliver everything it promises?

Stunning ; iconic looks ; Immensely fast and powerful ; Very quiet

Brutally expensive ; No physical media drives ; Needs more optimised software

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Apple Mac Pro eyes-on (again) - Pocket-lint

 

Following the launch of the Mac Pro in June we've now seen the desktop computer in the flesh, not behind glass at the Apple 22 October event. The Mac Pro

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Ian Osborne (techradar.com)

Apple Mac Pro review

 

With a unique design and tremendous power, this is the workstation to beat

Stellar design ; Lots of expansion ports ; Twin GPUs ; Incredible performance ; Removable SSD

Few internal expansion possibilities ; No bundled keyboard or mouse ; No two-processor option ; No optical drive

Not everyone needs the workstation-level power and performance offered by the new Mac Pro, but wouldn't you just love one? It's a masterpiece of engineering and suitably expensive. Fresh ideas such as the unified thermal core and backlit expansion...

Jan, 2014

ExpertReviews Award

Expert review by : David Ludlow (expertreviews.co.uk)

Apple Mac Pro (2013) review

 

Incredible power, excellent value and a stunning case that's as quiet as it is beautiful - the ultimate workstation

On top of all that, it's the most attractive and desirable desktop computers that we've ever seen. If you need a workstation-class computer, the Mac Pro is a landmark computer and our Ultimate choice.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla (canadianreviewer.com)

Review: Apple Mac Pro (2013)

 

Apple's new Mac Pro goes beyond being a statement product, it actually heralds a brave new age for desktop computers and unapologetically pushes the industry forward by using very new standards and cutting edge technologies to seamlessly enable an...

Professionals whose livelihood depends on getting their work done faster won't bat an eyelash, this is the desktop they've long been waiting for.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (businesscomputingworld.co.uk)

REVIEW: Apple Mac Pro (2014)

 

Apple is well-known for the secrecy that surrounds its product launches, so it was something of a surprise when it gave the world a sneak preview of its striking new Mac Pro model last summer – a full six months ahead of its (slightly delayed) launch...

The new Mac Pro takes Apple’s professional systems to a new level in terms of both innovative design and raw horsepower. It’s expensive, of course, but if the apps that you use most are updated so that they can fully exploit the power of the Mac Pro’s...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Brian Westover (itreviews.co.uk)

Apple Mac Pro (2013)

 

The Apple Mac Pro (2013) is a powerhouse in a surprisingly small package, leveraging innovative design and extreme connectivity to completely re-imagine the professional desktop workstation.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : Dana Wollman (engadget.com)

Apple Mac Pro review (2013): small, fast and in a league of its own

 

It would be an understatement to say that Apple's Mac Pro workstation was getting a little long in the tooth. As of summer 2012, it was missing Apple's o

Compact, space-saving design ; Strong graphics performance, fast disk speeds ; Runs quietly ; Supports up to three 4K displays

Runs a little warm, and can take a while to cool down ; Many apps still need to be optimized to take advantage of two GPUs

There isn't another computer we know of that's this powerful and also this compact. With a starting price of $2,999, going all the way up to nearly $10,000, it's quite pricey, but for videographers, photographers, animators and other creative...

Dec, 2013

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Apple Mac Pro (2013)

 

The Apple Mac Pro (2013) is a powerhouse in a surprisingly small package, leveraging innovative design and extreme connectivity to completely re-imagine the professional desktop workstation.

Dramatic departure from boring, boxy designs. Powerful performance thanks to Intel Xeon E5 processor and dual AMD FirePro graphics. Supports multiple simultaneous 4K video streams, and a wealth of external expansion options. Lots of ports, with 6...

Expensive, even for an Apple product. No internal access to processor or graphics cards. Warranty is relatively short.

There's no ignoring it, the new Apple Mac Pro (2013) is stunning. Aside from the occasional joke about the resemblance to more mundane objects—garbage cans, coffee makers, wine chillers—the Mac Pro (2013) has been grabbing attention because of it's...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : David Pierce (theverge.com)

Apple Mac Pro review (2013)

 

"We're working on something really great for later next year." After years of seemingly neglecting Apple's most hardcore, highest-paying users, a 2012 email from Tim Cook finally gave people...

Can be incredibly fast ; Small, sleek design ; Virtually silent ; Excellent graphics performance

Needs software tuning to get performance right ; Very expensive

Maybe not a must-buy for now, but almost certainly one soon

Dec, 2013
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