Mac Pro (Early 2008)


Family: Mac Pro

Codename: ?

Gestalt ID: 406

Minimum OS: 10.5.1

Maximum OS: 10.10.4

Introduced: January 2008

Terminated: March 2009


CPU: Intel Xeon 5400 Series ("Harpertown")

CPU Speed: 2x2.8 GHz

CPU Cores: 4 (2 dies, 2 cores each)

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 1.6 GHz

Register Width: 64-bit

Data Bus Width: 64-bit

Address Bus Width: 64-bit

Level 1 Cache: 32 kB data, 32 kB instruction

Level 2 Cache: 6 MB per-die (12 MB total)



Minimum RAM Speed: 800 MHz

Onboard RAM: 0 MB

RAM slots: 8

Maximum RAM: 32 GB

Expansion Slots: 1 PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot, 2 PCI Express x4 slots


GPU: ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT (16-lane double-wide PCI Express 2.0 slot)

VRAM: 256 MB

Max Resolution: all resolutions supported

Video Out: DVI (dual link)


Hard Drive: 320 GB 7200 RPM

ATA Bus: Serial-ATA

Optical Drive: 32x/24x/24x/16x/16x/6x CD-RW/DVD±RW/DVD+R DL


USB: 5 (2.0)

Firewire: 2

Firewire800: 2

Audio Out: 2x stereo 24 bit mini, Optical S/PDIF

Audio In: stereo 24 bit mini, Optical S/PDIF

Speaker: mono


Modem: optional external 56 kbps

Ethernet: 2x 10/100/1000Base-T

Wi-Fi: optional 802.11n

Bluetooth: optional 2.0+EDR


Dimensions: 20.1" H x 8.1" W x 18.7" D

Weight: 42.4 lbs.

Announced in January 2008, the Mac Pro (Early 2008) was a speed (and core) bump of the Mac Pro. As with the Mac Pro, Apple chose to ship a single configuration, with many BTO options. The single model sold for $2,799, and included two 2.8 GHz, quad-core Intel Xeon 5400 processors (for a total of 8 cores), 2 GB of RAM, a 320 GB hard disk, a SuperDrive, and an ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT with 256MB of VRAM. BTO options included a single 2.8 GHz quad-core processor, dual 3.0 or 3.2 GHz quad-core processor, up to 32 GB of RAM, up to 4 TB of storage, a second SuperDrive, a variety of graphics cards, and Airport Express and Bluetooth support. The Mac Pro (Early 2008) was discontinued in March 2009 and replaced by the Mac Pro (Early 2009)