mac pro (2013)

  1. GreppMichaels

    MP 6,1 Mac Pro 6,1 1st Red LED Flex Nightmare that led to two broken Mac Pro's

    Hi Everyone, So today has been an absolute nightmare, was upgrading a 6,1 to a 12 core d700 (4th time) and I'm guessing I fried the CPU riser in the process? I swapped out just about every other part (With the exception of the GPU and PSU) from a functioning 6,1 d300 to test what was and wasn't...
  2. Killerbob

    MP 6,1 Adding TB3 to 2013 Mac Pro?

    hmmmm - trying to add Thunderbolt 3 to my Mac Pro 2013... I use a Sonnet Echo Express III-D external PCIe expansion box for a few storage cards, and I am upgrading my Echo Express to TB3 via a TB3 Upgrade card from Sonnet. This card replaces the TB2 card in the Echo Express and the new TB3 card...
  3. viktorgallardo

    MP 6,1 6,1 2013 Mac Pro has no power and no signs of life

    Hello all, this is my first time on the forums. I recently picked up an older 2013 Mac Pro for super cheap at a local surplus store and brought it home to find no CPU or memory. I got a 10 core processor for $85 on ebay (E5-2690 V2) and 32gb of memory. When I installed them and powered on the...
  4. Killerbob

    MP All Models Additional monitor for Mac Pro setup...

    I am currently using two Apple Thunderbolt Displays for my Mac Pro 6,1. I am pretty happy with the setup, but of course would like to add a 4K or 5K monitor. I will keep the two ATDs, but put a new third display in the middle, as my main monitor. I am a photographer and my main apps are...
  5. BrandXX

    MP 6,1 MAC Pro 6,1 LG 38WK95C-W Compatability

    Hello Everyone, This is my first post. I am a new MAC User. I purchased a MAC Pro 6,1 (4Core, D300's, 12GB, Big Sur 11.1) and I'm looking for some help with compatibility. Is anyone using the LG 38WK95C-W with a MAC Pro 6,1? I am trying to see if it will work properly. The monitor does have...
  6. R

    MP 6,1 Mac Pro 2013 A1481 Power Supply Test

    I have a Mac Pro 2013 A1481 with a suspected bad power supply, I would like to test the bus bars from the PSU to the logic board with a multimeter. Would anyone be able to provide some instructions on where to place the black (ground) probe and red probe? and what the proper voltage readings...
  7. J

    MP 6,1 Mac Pro 6,1 SSD Upgrade

    I am looking into upgrading my Mac Pro 6,1 from the original 1TB SSD to a Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB. I have read a lot of recommendations saying to use the EKWB heat sink with it. Many of the reviews for EKWB heat sink state that it’s very hard to get both clips on the Samsung 970 EVO. Does...
  8. M

    MP All Models Which Mac Pro? 5,1 or 6,1 or 7,1

    Hi, I’m looking to upgrade from MacBook Pro to Mac Pro for video editing and graphic design works: I think I have following 3 options and I need your help to make the right decision, Option 1: Mac Pro 6,1 (Trashcan) 12 Core Dual Xeon E5-2697 V2 2.7GHz Option 2: Mac Pro 5,1 (cheese grater) 2x 6...
  9. loby

    MP 6,1 Upgrade Mac Pro 2013 from 3.5GHz 6-Core to 2.7GHz 12-Core - Worth it?

    Is it worth to upgrade a Mac Pro 2013 with dual D500 GPUs from a 3.5GHz 6-Core to a 2.7GHz 12-Core? Already put an OWC Aura Pro X2 1TB NVMe SSD in it and updated the RAM to 64GB DDR3-1866. Runs cooler on maOS Catalina 10.15.1 (19B88) (noticed a difference)... Would I notice (or is there)...
  10. M

    MP 6,1 Mac Pro 2013 Monitor compatibility

    Hey Friends I'm looking to upgrade my monitor, I've been using a Asus PA248Q for about 6 years and its been fantastic. Im looking to get a 27 inch 4k monitor, my budget is around 550GBP, I've identified the BenQ PD2700U (linked below) However Im concerned about the connectivity and getting...
  11. A

    MP 1,1-5,1 Panic Report Help - Mac Pro Late 2013

    Hey all, thank you so much for any help in advance. Looking for some troubleshooting help for one of our rigs. We have been updating to 10.14.5 Mojave on multiple machines (from High Sierra 10.13.6), and have encountered many crashes with a late 2013 Mac Pro. Our other Mac Pros, also late 2013...
  12. E

    Need to buy new external HD for new (used) Mac Pro

    I just bought a Craigslist 2013 Mac Pro: 32 GB Ram, 1TB SSD, Dual Video, 3.5 mhz 6-core machine for $900. Right now, I have a 2012 Mac mini with 2 internal hard drives: a boot SSD and a traditional platter drive. I intend to get a traditional platter drive and have questions about the ideal...
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    OWC Envoy Pro EX via Thunderbolt 2

    Does anyone have experience running a OWC Envoy Pro EX High-Performance Bus-Powered SSD w/Thunderbolt 3 on a Mac Pro 6,1? Since TB2 can theoretically transfer data at 2500 MBps, is should be able to transfer close to it's (real) speed of 730MBps Write / 1000MBps Read. Anyone do a speed test of...
  14. dawindmg08

    Any users of 2014 MBP or 2013 nMPro that have updated to Mojave?

    Definitely going to update my 2014 MacBook Pro soon, would love to hear of anyone's experience with Mojave on that machine. I have the latest version of Safari on High Sierra and there are some issues, hoping they get ironed out with the OS upgrade. Also thinking of updating our office Mac...
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    OWC 1.0TB OWC Aura Pro X issues?

    We bought a 1.0TB OWC Aura Pro X Complete SSD Upgrade Solution, and replaced our factory 256 GB factory installed ssd. Ever since, our 2013 Mac Pro has been glitchy... pinwheels, choppy cursor movement... poorer performance in general (as compared to before the upgrade). We are running Mojave...
  16. dannielsen.dk

    Switching my Mac Pro (2013) to MacMini 2018?

    I am considering switching my Mac Pro (2013) 3.7Ghz Xeon out with the new MacMini 3.2 GHz 6-core Intel Core i7 processor. I use it mostly for Photoshop, Lightroom and CaptureOne. And some times Final Cut. Will it be a good idea?
  17. T

    Mbp to nMP swap

    Hi all I don’t use my MacBook pro enough so I’m thinking about switching it to a Mac Pro 2013 quad core base model. I have a old pc I use for CS GO once a week, maybe the Mac Pro can replace that machine too. Do you guys think this is a fair deal...
  18. B

    Problem removing partition from BootCamp

    Hi, I removed bootcamp from my MacAir yet cannot get my disk back to full size. Can anyone help out please? Thanks! /dev/disk0 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme *121.3 GB disk0 1...
  19. Riwam

    Resolved Need help to install Windows in a MP 6.1

    I hope to find a kind soul to help me reinstall Windows 10 in my MacPro late 2013. I had it already but I updated the MacOSX volume to High Sierra. To keep my files I did not make a clean install but just upgraded it and it seemed to me to work OK. For unknown reasons my Bootcamp Windows 10 got...
  20. K

    2013 Mac Pro vs. 2015 Macbook Pro for music studio

    Hey guys, new to the forums here. Would love some help. I'm looking for the ideal Mac for my professional music studio and am choosing between a 2013 Mac Pro and 2015 Macbook Pro. I am currently using a mid 2015 Macbook Pro with 2.8 GHZ i7 with 16gb ram and a 500 GB SSD for both studio and...