Building The Ultimate Mac Pro Ultimate 12 core Mac Pro Upgrade! Step 1 day ago   08:39

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Matt's 2010 Apple Mac Pro is about to get the biggest upgrade it's ever seen.
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Austin Evans
Every time someone subscribes to This Is Matt gets closer to becoming a real boy.
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jack STM3
What is max upgrade today for it (cpu, gpu, ram speed)
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we use HP z600 2 xeon 24 core 128ram for video edition
Russell Playz
who games on a Mac?
ZumZuum
Mac case - You want to put a cable on the side ? Side panel wont close mate.
Naly Ahmad
Its called, 'Building The Ultimate Mac Pro' more like *Upgrading* The Worst 2010 Mac Pro
An Dre
it ain't ultimate if there is no RGB
andrew schell
How can I tell which Mac single cores can be upgraded to a dual core tray? Is this as simple as 4,1 and 5,1 singles 2010 and later can be upgraded to this 2x process 12 core?
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ClawRic
*12 core processor not super impressive*

Cries in 2 cores and 2 threads
jotaroxtreme
I used to have a 2009 Mac Pro that I updated the CPU's in to be 2 6-core 12-thread Xeon X5650's. That thing was a beast. I played games on it and was able to multi task no problem. The problem though is it took up too much energy for my setup and I had to scale back. I do miss it though. It was a fantastic machine. The last product from Apple that I really liked.
Zebedee Pitterson
Great video! Where can I find all these parts?
Interceptor
Why not build a Hackintosh with this amount of money?
DGW 404
i bought an entire 12-core 3ghz mac pro system from an african computer shop in nyc for $500. best day of my tech life.
Dexter Estacion
You forgot the $999 Stand
Robert DeMarco
Can you add a USB-C port?
Robert DeMarco
How much would you charge me to build for me?
CumminsSuperduty1
I hate to tell you, but the lowly Ryzen 3600 would kill that thing.
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Ultimate 12 core Mac Pro Upgrade! Step Building The Ultimate Mac Pro 1 day ago   18:32

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This video is an outline on how to flash a Mac Pro 4,1 to a 5,1 which will allow you to upgrade the CPUs, Faster RAM and run MacOS High Sierra. Basically breathes new life into your system and brings it into in 2017.

Time stamps:
0:00 - Intro
3:10 - Flashing firmware
5:26 - Upgrading CPU's
8:27 - Parts
8:50 - Installing ac wifi / bluetooth
9:40 - Putting in sataiii / usb3 / m.2 cards
9:51 - Installing RX580
11:03 - Thoughts
12:18 - Benchmarks
16:58 - Final thoughts

** I am not responsible for any damages you do to your own system. I have made this guide to show how easy it is to upgrade a Mac Pro 4,1**

Apples EFI Mac Pro firmware 1,5:
https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1321?locale=en_US

4,1 to 5,1 flash tool:
http://forum.netkas.org/index.php?PHPSESSID=d72jeppqrqr73dce2oc7l5b65plndoo3&action=dlattach;topic=852.0;attach=645

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