Mac Pro Server Mid 2012 Datasheet

Mac Pro
Source: apple.com – Mac Pro

The Apple Mac Pro Server Mid 2012 is a personal computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2012 to 2013 as part of the Mac Pro computers. The computer was introduced on June 11, 2012, and its price started at $2,999.

The new Mac Pro Server features a 3.2 GHz / 3.33 GHz / Two 2.4 GHz / Two 2.66 GHz or Two 3.06 GHz Intel Xeon processors with 4 / 6 or 12 cores, 8 GB of RAM, 1 TB hard drive, 18x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive”, and 1 GB ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics in the base model.

This Mac Pro has been discontinued on October 22, 2013. Today Mac Pro Server Mid 2012 is 12 years old!

Mac Pro Server Mid 2012 Details

IntroducedJune 11, 2012 – 12 years ago
DiscontinuedOctober 22, 2013 – 10 years ago
Last Software UpdateJuly 21, 2021 – 2 years ago
Time on the Market16 months (1 year)
Time of Support109 months (9 years)
Model IdentifierMacPro5,1
Model NumberA1289
Order NumberMD772LL/A
Original Price$2,999
Weight39.9 Ibs. / 18.098 KG (Quad-Core)
41.2 Ibs. / 18.688 KG (6- and 12-Core)
Dimensions20.1” H x 8.1” W x 18.7” D
51.05 cm H x 20.57 cm W x 47.49 cm D

Mac Pro Server Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Quad-Core Xeon W3565 “Bloomfield” (3.2 GHz)
Intel 6-Core Xeon W3680 “Westmere” (3.33 GHz)
Two Intel Quad-Core Xeon E5645 “Westmere” (2x 2.4 GHz)
Two Intel 6-Core Xeon X5650 “Westmere” (2x 2.66 GHz)
Two Intel 6-Core Xeon X5675 “Westmere” (2x 3.06 GHz)
Processor Speed3.2 GHz (1x Quad-Core)
3.33 GHz (1x 6-Core)
Two 2.4 GHz (2x Quad-Core)
Two 2.66 GHz (2x 6-Core)
Two 3.06 GHz (2x 6-Core)
Number of Cores4 (1x Quad-Core)
6 (1x 6-Core)
12 (2x 6-Core)
System BusIntel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) at 4.8 GT/s (Quad-core)
Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) at 6.4 GT/s (6- and 12-Core)
Cache8 MB fully shared L3 per processor (3.2 GHz)
12 MB fully shared L3 per processor (3.33 GHz / 2.4 GHz / 2.66 GHz and 3.06 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage1 TB 7200 rpm
2 TB 7200 rpm
512 GB (SSD)
Media1 – 18x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive”


Built-in Memory8 GB
Maximum Memory32 GB (Quad-Core Apple)
64 GB (Quad-Core Actual)
48 GB (6 and 12-Core Apple)
128 GB (6 and 12-Core Actual)
Memory Slots4 – PC3-10600E 240-pin DDR3 ECC SDRAM (Quad-Core)
8 – PC3-10600E 240-pin DDR3 ECC SDRAM (6 and 12-Core)
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in DisplayNone


Graphics CardATI Radeon HD 5770
ATI Radeon HD 5870
Graphics Memory1 GBB GDDR5
Display Connection1 – dual-link DVI
2 – Mini DisplayPort
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring


Expansion Slots2 – 16-lane PCI Express 2.0
2 – 4-lane PCI Express 2.0
Bays4 – Internal 3.5″ Serial ATA drive bays
2 – Optical drive bay
Hard Drive Interface4 – 3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA) controllers
Optical Drive InterfaceUnknown
Internal RAIDMac Pro RAID Card MB845Z/A (Optional)


Ethernet2 – 10/100/1000BASE-T ports (support for jumbo frames)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
USB5 – 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
FireWire4 – 800 Mbps
Fibre ChannelDual-Chanel and Quad-Channel 4 Gb Fibre Channel Card
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
1 – optical S/PDIF (Toslink) input
Audio Out2 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – optical S/PDIF (Toslink) output
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – dual-link DVI
2 – Mini DisplayPort

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
Apple Mighty Mouse


Original OSMac OS X Server 10.7.3
Later OSOS X 10.8
OS X 10.8.3
Maximum OSmacOS 10.14.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Bundled SoftwareNone


Backup Battery3 V CR2032 Lithium
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100 – 125 V AC or 200 – 240 V AC

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