Mac Pro Early 2009

The Apple Mac Pro Early 2009 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2009 to 2010 as part of the Mac Pro computers. The computer has been introduced on March 3, 2009, and its price started at $2499.

The new Mac Pro features a 2.66 GHz / 2.93 GHz / 3.33 GHz / Two 2.26 GHz / Two 2.66 GHz or Two 2.93 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors, 3 GB or 6 GB of RAM, 640 GB / 1 TB or 2 TB hard drive, 18x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive” and 512 MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 graphics in the base model.

This Mac Pro has been discontinued on July 27, 2010.

Today Mac Pro Early 2009 is 13 years old!

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Mac Pro Early 2009 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedMarch 3, 2009
ReleasedMarch 3, 2009 (2.66 GHz, 2.93 GHz, Two 2.26 GHz, Two 2.66 GHz and Two 2.93 GHz)
December 4, 2009 (3.33 GHz)
DiscontinuedJuly 27, 2010
Model IdentifierMacPro4,1
Model NumberA1289
EMC2314
Order NumberMB871LL/A
MB535LL/A
Original Price$2,499
$2,899
$2,999
$3,299
$3,699

$4,699
$5,899
ColorsAluminum
Weight39.9 Ibs. / 18.098 KG (Quad-Core)
41.2 Ibs. / 18.688 KG (8-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

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Quad-Core Xeon W3520 “Bloomfield” (2.66 GHz)
Intel Quad-Core Xeon W3540 “Bloomfield” (2.93 GHz)
Intel Quad-Core Xeon W3580 “Bloomfield” (3.33 GHz)
Two Intel Quad-Core Xeon E5520 “Gainestown” (2x 2.26 GHz)
Two Intel Quad-Core Xeon E5550 “Gainestown” (2x 2.66 GHz)
Two Intel Quad-Core Xeon E5570 “Gainestown” (2x 2.93 GHz)
Processor Speed2.66 GHz (1x Quad-Core)
2.93 GHz (1x Quad-Core)
3.33 GHz (1x Quad-Core)
Two 2.26 GHz (2x Quad-Core)
Two 2.66 GHz (2x Quad-Core)
Two 2.93 GHz (2x Quad-Core)
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores4 (1x Quad-Core)
8 (2x Quad-Core)
System BusIntel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) at 4.8 GT/s (Quad-Core)
Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) at 6.4 GT/s (8-Core)
Cache8 MB fully shared L3 per processor

Storage & Media

Storage640 GB 7200 rpm
1 TB 7200 rpm
2 TB 7200 rpm
Media1 – 18x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive”

Memory

Built-in Memory3 GB
6 GB
Maximum Memory16 GB (Quad-Core Apple)
48 GB (Quad-Core Actual)
32 GB (8-Core Apple)
128 GB (8-Core Actual)
Memory Slots4 – PC3-8500 240-pin DDR3 ECC SDRAM (Quad-Core)
8 – PC3-8500 240-pin DDR3 ECC SDRAM (8-Core)
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GT 120
ATI Radeon HD 4870
Graphics Memory512 MB GDDR3 (NVIDIA GeForce GT 120)
512 MB GDDR5 (ATI Radeon HD 4870)
Display Connection1 – dual-link DVI
1 – Mini DisplayPort
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring

Expansion

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)

Connections

Ethernet2 – 10/100/1000BASE-T ports (support for jumbo frames)
ModemApple USB Modem MA03AZ/A (optional)
Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11a/b/g/n (optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR (optional)
USB5 – 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
FireWire4 – 800 Mbps
Fibre ChannelMB842G/A (Optional)
MB843G/A (Optional)
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
1 – Mini DisplayPort

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.5.6
Later OSMac OS X 10.6
Maximum OSOS X 10.11.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
AirDropSupported with ArPort Extreme Card
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.5
iLife ’09 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, and GarageBand)

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
Apple Mighty Mouse

Power

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

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