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Apple Reveals All-New Mac Pro at WWDC

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  • #73396

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    The all-new Mac Pro is an absolute powerhouse with up to 28-core Intel Xeon processors, up to 1.5TB of ECC RAM, up to 4TB of SSD storage, up to AMD Radeon Pro Vega II Duo graphics with 64GB of HBM2 memory, and eight PCIe expansion slots for maximum performance, expansion, and configurability.

    The new design includes a stainless steel frame with smooth handles and an aluminum housing that lifts off for 360-degree access to the entire system. The housing also features a unique lattice pattern, which has already been referred to as a cheese grater, to maximize airflow and quiet operation.

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    Well, that’s fucking ugly.

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    Funny, in the comments people are complaining about the comments before the comments are made.

    People are so brand envy and to be truthful, the only people who need that type of computing power are the people working in the movie business coming to a theater near you…

    The Cheese Grater is a good name for it. Let’s see the math, $6,000 (box) plus $5,000 (monitor) equals $11,000 computer. Wonder how much the keyboard and mouse cost?

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      I dunno, but the monitor has an optional $900 stand, and the base model of the Pro only has a 256 gb SS drive. So the cost for a system that will work for the film folks is likely far higher.

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    I am an Apple junkie so suspect it has something interesting about it. Do not have the funds for that beast though. I barely use my big table top iMac at this point and spend more time on my little Air and big iPad. I should sell my Big Mac really.

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  • #73532

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    Another overpriced Apple machine that won’t do gaming for that kind of money.

    I can build one that WILL game for about half that and exceed those specs.

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