Apple Store offers the factory-refurbished Apple Mac Pro Intel Xeon 3.7GHz Workstation, model no. ME253LL/A, for $2,549 with free shipping. That's tied with our November mention of a refurb and $250 under the lowest total price we could find for a new one. It features an Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz quad-core processor, 12GB RAM, 256GB flash storage, dual AMD FirePro D300 2GB video cards, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, and Mac OS X Mavericks.

Also available is the factory-refurbished Apple Mac Pro Intel Xeon 6-Core 3.5GHz Workstation, model no. MD878LL/A, for $3,399 with free shipping. That's tied with last month's mention of a refurb and $300 under the lowest total price we could find for a new one. It features an Intel Xeon E5 3.5GHz 6-core processor, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, dual AMD FirePro D300 2GB video cards, 802.11ac wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0, six miniDisplayport outputs, one HDMI output, and OSX 10.9 (Mavericks).

A 1-year Apple warranty applies to each (the same as new units).