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Intel® Xeon®

12-Core 2.7GHz
E5-2697 v2 Processor

24 Thread / 30MB Cache / 130W / Socket FCLGA2011

Used | OWC Tested

Make a Great Mac, Even Better
You don't need to get a new Mac to get more performance. Do more with the Mac Pro you already have with a processor upgrade from OWC.

Crank your Mac Pro from your current
3.7GHz 4-Core with 12MB Cache (E5-1620v2)
3.5GHz 6-Core with 12MB Cache (E5-1650v2)
3.0GHz 8-Core with 12MB Cache (E5-1680v2)

To the top end with a 2.7GHz 12-Core with 30MB of Cache (E5-2697v2). More cores, more speed per GHz too!
OWC makes it easy and affordable to breathe new life into Mac Pro.
  • Extend the life of your Mac Pro
  • Upgrade to faster processors and more cores
  • Step-by-step install videos
  • Save compared to to a factory upgrade
    Apple charges $2000 for the same factory upgrade from 3.5GHz 6-Core to this 2.7GHz 12-Core. Plus, with OWC, you can keep or trade in your current processor for even more savings!

    Pro Installation Recommended (DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 5 OF 5) Upgrading the processor in the Mac Pro is a highly involved installation process. Professional installation is highly recommended and you can view the entire process step–by–step with our free install video.

    Save up to $65 when you trade in your old processor!

    Bonus! Save up to $65 when you trade in your old processor!

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  • Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 Processor
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  • Product Specifications:

    Intel Part Number

    • E5-2697 V2

    Clock Speed

    • 2.7GHz base
    • 3.5GHz turbo


    • 12 cores
    • 24 threads

    Intel QPI Speed

    • 8GT/s

    # of QPI Links

    • 2

    Sockets Supported

    • FCLGA2011

    Cache Size

    • 30MB

    Max TDP

    • 130W

    Supported RAM Speed

    • DDR3-800
    • DDR3-1066
    • DDR3-1333
    • DDR3-1600
    • DDR3-1866


    • 22nm

    Intel Hyperthreading

    • Yes

    Intel Virtualization Technology

    • Yes

    64-Bit Architecture

    • Yes

    Thermal Monitoring Technologies

    • Yes
    Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n DIDMP13X2697 UPC#: 810586030076


    This product is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
    Mac Pro
    Mac Pro
    (December, 2013)
    Model ID: MacPro6,1
    2.7GHz 3.0GHz, 3.5GHz, 3.7GHz
    PC Servers
    PC Servers
    Compatible with Intel / AMD Process based servers capable with the specifications listed above.
    PC Desktop
    PC Desktops
    Compatible with Intel / AMD Process based PCs capable with the specifications listed above.
    Intel 2.7GHz Xeon E5-2697 v2 Processor Mfr P/N: DIDMP13X2697 OWC SKU: OWCDIDMP13X2697 OWC does not allow open Intel processors to be returned for refund: Replacement within 30 days only. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day Only $549.00Cyber Saver $479.99
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