Nehalem Powered Ultimate Mac Pro

by Dev Duff on April 14, 2009

Nehalem Powered Mac Pro System

Apple just launched its new wonder workstations that are powered by the Intel Xeon “Nehalem” Processor technology. Apple released two versions of this Mac Pro workstation:

Quad-Core Mac Pro Workstation.
8-Core Mac Pro Workstation.

Quad-Core Mac Pro Workstation

The quad-core Mac Pro is powered with One 2.66 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon Nehalem Processor. The RAM is 3GB with three 1 GB modules. Hard Drive storage capacity is 640GB and it the has a 18x double-layer SuperDrive. The graphics card is the famous NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 with 512MB.

8-Core Mac Pro Workstation

The 8-Core Mac Pro is powered with Two 2.26 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon Nehalem Processors. The RAM is 6GB with six 1 GB Modules. Hard Drive storage capacity is 640GB and it has a 18x double-layer SuperDrive. The graphics card is the famous NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 with 512MB.

The Comparison

The only difference between the Quad-Core Mac Pro and the 8-Core Mac Pro is the Processor type and the amount of RAM installed.

Nehalem Mac Pro Workstation Chasis

The Nehalem powered Mac Pro Workstation is designed to allow easier expansion. The interior has been redesigned to hold more components when you wish to add more memory, hard drive or expansion cards. You can upgrade the memory to 32GB and pop in upto 4 PCI-Express 2.0 expansion cards. Upgrade the storage upto 4TB with extra Hard Drives and configure RAID with the add-on ‘easier to install’ Mac Pro RAID Card. The system is well designed that even a novice can easily add cards, extra memory and storage.

Check complete specifications of the ultimate Nehalem Mac Pro Workstation at Apple by clicking here.

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