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Apple Mac Pro:

32GB Memory | 1.0TB Storage

2.93GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon W3540 Processor

Early 2009

Used, Very Good condition - Non-functional sound output port
System Configuration:
  • Memory:
    • 32GB PC8500 1066 MHz DDR3
  • Storage:
    • 1.0TB 7,200RPM Toshiba DT01ACA Series hard disk drive
  • Optical Drive:
    • Tray-loading 18X DL "SuperDrive" with double layer support
  • Networking:
    • Built-in 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
    • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
    • Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Video:
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 with 512MB VRAM
    • support for up to 2560 by 1600 resolution
  • Pre-Loaded/Licensed Software:
    • Pre-loaded with OS X 10.11
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Any iteration of Mac Pro is a highly productive workhorse, and when purchased through MacSales.com, you can count on all the horsepower at a fraction of the price of buying new. This Mac Pro offers the ultimate in expansion ease and upgradability with trouble-free access to four drive bays, memory, two optical drive bays and PCI Express card expansion. Add this Mac Pro powerhouse to your workflow at dramatic savings!
Powered by a 2.93GHz Intel Xeon W3540 Nehalem Processor (4 Total Cores)
Talk about oomph. This baby has some power and then some. More processor cores equals more tasks and projects you can do at once. And with a Turbo Boost up to 3.2, you will definitely have enough power for years to come without feeling like your processors are holding you back.
32GB of Memory
This Mac Pro is champing at the bit to get to work. With 32GB of memory you can multi-task with efficiency and experience less lag time with launching and saving applications. If you need more memory, you can expand to 48.0 GB with this model Mac Pro.
1.0TB 7,200RPM Hard Drive
This machine comes with a 1.0TB 7,200RPM hard drive, which is a great starting point for any machine. A hard drive is a great economical way to add and store tons of data to archive or work from. With three extra hard drive bays you can add more drives anytime you need to.
NVIDIA GeForce 120 GT Video Card
With one dual-link DVI port and one Mini DisplayPort port, you can connect up to two 30-inch Apple monitors with resolutions up to 2560 x 1600. Not enough? With up to four NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 graphics cards installed, this Mac Pro can support up to eight displays simultaneously.
Apple SuperDrive
Optical drives? Yup. People still use these to create movies, economically store archived works, and more! This Apple SuperDrive is at the ready should any DVD or CD optical storage need arise. And this Mac Pro comes with a second optical drive bay as well so you can add Blu-ray capabilities, or another optical drive for disc-to-disc burning and duping.
Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Networking
This Mac Pro, in addition to the two RJ-45 ports that support 10/100/1000BASE-Tnetworks, also has a Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi card installed. So you're covered for all your wired and wireless connection needs.
Special Notes
This Mac has been found to have a defective sound output port.
Apple Model Numbers: MB871CT/A

Includes

  • Apple Mac Pro 4-Core (Early 2009)
  • Power cord
  • Pre-loaded with OS X 10.11
Software restore disks, keyboard, and mouse not included

Machine Specifications

Apple Mac Pro 2.93 GHz (1066MHz Memory Bus, Quad-Core Xeon W3540, "Nehalem") - Early 2009*
Model ID: MacPro4,1 View how to find model ID
This Mac supports operating system version 10.5.6 through 10.11.6.

Processor / Memory

  • 2.93GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon W3540 Processor
    • Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz
    • 8MB on-chip shared L3 cache
    • Supports Hyper Threading
  • Memory (RAM): Equiped with 32GB , maximum 48.0 GB supported
  • 1066 MHz DDR3 DIMM PC8500 memory
  • Four memory slots

Internal Drives

  • SATA 3.0Gb/s Storage Bus
  • 3.5-inch Storage Bay
    • 1.0TB 7,200RPM Toshiba DT01ACA Series hard disk drive
  • SATA 3.0Gb/s Optical Drive Bus
  • Tray-loading 18X DL "SuperDrive" with double layer support
    Maximum write: 18x DVD-R, DVD+R; 8x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 32x CD-R; 32x CD-RW
    Maximum read: 18x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 32x CD

Ports

  • Front-panel audio line out/headphone minijack (digital/analog)
  • Five USB 2 ports
  • Four FireWire 800 ports
  • Optical digital audio input and output TOSLINK ports
  • support for up to 2560 by 1600 resolution
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

Power

  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 950W
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F (-40° to 47° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet

Network

  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • Built-in 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi wireless networking
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR wireless technology

Sound

  • Built-in speaker
  • Front-panel audio line out/headphone minijack (digital/analog)
  • Headphone port
    • Analog stereo line-level input and output minijacks
    • Support for Apple Earphones with Mic
  • Optical digital audio input and output TOSLINK ports
  • Mini DisplayPort port supports multichannel audio output

Graphics / Video

  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 graphics processor with 512MB of dedicated GDDR3
  • support up to 2560 by 1600 pixels
  • support for up to 2560 by 1600 resolution
  • Support for dual display extended and video mirroring

Keyboard / Mouse

  • Keyboard not included
  • Mouse not included

Dimensions / Weight

Height: 20.10" (51.05cm)
Width: 8.10" (20.57cm)
Depth: 18.70" (47.50cm)
Weight: 39.9lb. (18.1kg)

Very Good Condition*

Very Good Condition:
These units show some use, but not abuse. They may have cosmetic scuffs, pocks, minor dents, bent handles / feet (not affecting case stability), and/or scratches from prior use, but are in better than average condition. Images shown are examples from actual units but exact unit condition will vary.
*NOTE: This Mac has been found to have a defective sound output port.

Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use - but should the need occur - we're proud to provide a superior level of support and service coverage to our customers.

90 Day OWC Fulfilled Limited Warranty

Other World Computing (OWC) fully inspects and tests each pre-owned Mac for the full functionality as listed and offers a limited parts and labor warranty to the original purchaser that this Mac Pro will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 90 days from the original date of purchase.
This unit has Non-functional sound output port that is not covered under any warranty.

14 Day Money-Back Return Policy

If you change your mind or determine this isn't the right Apple for you, you may contact OWC within 14 days of the original invoice date to request a return of this item for refund. Please note when returning an Apple new or refurbished factory-sealed Mac under this policy, the Apple packaging must remain unopened / sealed. See the full Return Policy for Used Macs and Factory Sealed Systems for more details.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.8 / 5 14 out of 14 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Age: 25-34 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Mint Condition October 14, 2015 The Mac Pro was in excellent condition and it runs like a Mac Pro what more could anyone ask for?! I also upgraded this machine to use two X5680's with zero problems.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac Pro (2009) 2.93GHz 8-core Xeon X5570 - Used, Very Good condition.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Palm Desert, CA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Couldn't Ask For Better May 5, 2015 Exactly what I needed. Saved me from expensive downtime. Customer Service was pleasant & Helpful. Refurbished machine was like new. Packed extremely well. Received in California in ONE day. Installed my Hard Drives and everything worked perfectly. OWC is now my go-to place for everything Mac.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac Pro (2009) 2.93GHz 4-core Xeon W3540 - Used, Very Good condition.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Silicon Valley, CA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Precise description of product March 14, 2015 Mac Pro, 2009, looks and works like new. Fast delivery in well protected box. Great service

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac Pro (2009) 2.93GHz 4-core Xeon W3540 - Used, Very Good condition.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Delaware, USA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 UsedMacProBuyer November 22, 2014 I've been wanting one of these Mac Pros for years. This has become my #1 Mac. I use it primarily for sound production with Logic Pro and Reaper. With 16GB or RAM and the SSD, I can do a lot of audio tracks and not experience slow down in recording. mixing and mastering. I own a 2010 iMac with 12GB, a 2012 Mac Mini with 8GB and a 1TB fusion drive, and a 2007 Macbook Pro too, but this baby came 3TB of disk plus the SSD. It now has another 3TB disk so CarbonCopy Cloner can do thrice weekly disk clones.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac Pro (2009) 2.93GHz 4-core Xeon W3540 - Used, Very Good condition.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Cleveland, OH Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 It'sa Great! November 8, 2014 Super-fast, very stable, I love my new-to-me Mac Pro.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac Pro (2009) 2.93GHz 4-core Xeon W3540 - Used, Very Good condition.

Apple Mac Pro 2.93GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon W3540 Processor OWC SKU: UAFD2J7CXXL3XGC Used, Very Good condition - Non-functional sound output port 90 Day OWC Fulfilled Limited Warranty
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