Apple Mac Pro Quad Core 3.0 (Original)

The Apple Mac Pro Quad Core 3.0, just as Mac Pro “Quad Core” 2.0, is a built-to-order configuration of the Mac Pro ‘Quad Core” 2.66 – the first Intel-based tower Mac to have been introduced. The only difference between the two models is the processor.

Apple Mac Pro Quad Core 3.0 (Original)

Introduced on August 7, 2006.


  • Processor: Intel Xeon 5160.
  • Processor Speed: 3.0 GHz.
  • Processor Type: D. Core Xeon 5160 x2.
  • RAM Type: PC5300 DDR2 ECC.
  • Standard RAM: 1 GB.
  • Video Card: GeForce 7300 GT.
  • Display Support: According to Apple’s reports, this model can support up to eight displays with four NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT graphics cards installed, each supporting two displays.
  • Resolution Support: 2560 x 1600.
  • Standard Hard Drive: 250 GB (7200 RPM).
  • Connectivity: Airport Extreme 802.11a/b/g and draft-n (optional; n disabled by default). 2x gigabit Ethernet Optional 56k V.92 USB modem. Optional Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR.
  • OS: Pre-Installed MacOS: X 10.4.7 (8K1079). Maximum MacOS: X 10.7.5.
  • Maximum Windows: XP SP2.
  • Battery: 922-6476 3.6V lithium battery.
  • Dimensions: 20.1 in height, 8.1 in width, 18.7 in depth.
  • Average Weight: 42.4 lbs.

Apple Orders, Discontinuation, Price

Apple Order Number: As a custom configuration of the Mac Pro “Quad Core” 2.66, this model does not have its own order number.

Apple Model Number: A1186.

Discontinuation: January 8, 2008.

Initial Price: US$3299.


  • The Mac Pro has four expansion slots (PCle). Accoding to Apple’s reports, the system is also provided with configurable bandwidth supporting 16-lane cards.
  • Other than that, the expansion is provided with two external optical bays and four internal cable-free, direct attach hard drive bays.


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