Currently Being ModeratedJan 17, 2012 3:57 PM (in response to TGH)
There are fully 26 distinct models of Mac Pro. Many have quad processor. All can run Lion.
Please list the year and processor speed, or the MacPro 3,1 designation for more help.Beige G3, G4/867, G4/dual 1.25 MDD, MacPro'09 w cheap SSD, Mac OS 8.6 or Earlier, and 9.2, 10.5 and Server - LW IIg, LW 4/600, ATalk ImageWriter L
Currently Being ModeratedJan 17, 2012 4:38 PM (in response to Grant Bennet-Alder)
My model is a current Quad-core model, bought in October 2011, with the upgraded processor,
3.2GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon “Nehalem”
8MB of fully shared L3 cache per processor
Hyper-Threading technology for up to 8 virtual cores
Currently Being ModeratedJan 17, 2012 4:50 PM (in response to TGH)
Without the proper face plate, it will not work as an internal drive. If connected externaly, it may work but I can find no information about it working as a recording device (not reported as working using Toast). In addition, you would need to get third party software to play back blue ray movies.