Meet The New Mac Pro

Discussions about anything Computer Hardware Related. Overclocking, underclocking and talk about the latest or even the oldest technology. PCA Reviews feedback
Post Reply
User avatar
Err
Life Member
Posts: 5719
Joined: Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:54 am

Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Err »

User avatar
FlyingPenguin
Flightless Bird
Posts: 31488
Joined: Wed Nov 22, 2000 11:13 am
Location: Central Florida
Contact:

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by FlyingPenguin »

LOL!
- "Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." - Albert Einstein

Image
User avatar
Pugsley
Posts: 7332
Joined: Mon Aug 19, 2002 11:54 pm
Location: NW Indiana
Contact:

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Pugsley »

:rolleyes:
User avatar
FlyingPenguin
Flightless Bird
Posts: 31488
Joined: Wed Nov 22, 2000 11:13 am
Location: Central Florida
Contact:

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by FlyingPenguin »

Image
- "Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." - Albert Einstein

Image
User avatar
Err
Life Member
Posts: 5719
Joined: Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:54 am

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Err »

That's oddly hypnotic.
User avatar
Pugsley
Posts: 7332
Joined: Mon Aug 19, 2002 11:54 pm
Location: NW Indiana
Contact:

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Pugsley »

I can see somebody carrying it by that handle and hitting their leg spinning the case and causing it to drop out while holding it. Someone will do it.
User avatar
Genom
Steely Eyed Missile Man
Posts: 866
Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:14 pm
Location: Hotlanta

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Genom »

Oh look, only took them 6 years to make a Mac you can actually do pro work with, without having to spread all your devices across a desk.

And the monitor stand is an affordable $999. What a STEAL.
User avatar
FlyingPenguin
Flightless Bird
Posts: 31488
Joined: Wed Nov 22, 2000 11:13 am
Location: Central Florida
Contact:

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by FlyingPenguin »

The monitor stand being a seperate item for $1K is rediculous. I was reading that when they announced that at the conference, even the Apple fanboys weren't happy
- "Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." - Albert Einstein

Image
User avatar
Err
Life Member
Posts: 5719
Joined: Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:54 am

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Err »

While I don't like the Apple Tax that's imposed on all of their products, they've always had nice displays. However, If I'm paying $5,000 for a monitor, it'd better come with a stand.

I considered a Mac Pro 20 years ago when they made their own processors. Now that they're just using Intel Xeons and AMD workstation graphics cards, the only thing really setting them apart, aside from price, is iOS and Final Cut.

I'm sure you could build a 4K video editing rig with a high end monitor and still come in under what this thing is going to cost. I think a 28 core Xeon will put a 3 grand hole in your pocket by itself.

Who is the market for this? I doubt graphics design companies are going to want to invest $10K to $35K in this setup.
User avatar
Losbot
Almighty Member
Posts: 4442
Joined: Sun Jul 13, 2014 8:59 am
Location: South Florida

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Losbot »

And the choice in stand makes sense, too, despite the price. Some target users will want to wall-mount it, others have a proprietary solution, and others will want the stand. Why make them choose?
Sorry, but there's NOT a $1000 worth of metal there. I get that some users might not need it but why should those that do, have to bend over and take it?
User avatar
Pugsley
Posts: 7332
Joined: Mon Aug 19, 2002 11:54 pm
Location: NW Indiana
Contact:

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Pugsley »

I predict apple will sell 10 stands total and 2 days after the sales the market will be flooded with $100 3rd party stands.
User avatar
Losbot
Almighty Member
Posts: 4442
Joined: Sun Jul 13, 2014 8:59 am
Location: South Florida

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Losbot »

:said:
User avatar
Genom
Steely Eyed Missile Man
Posts: 866
Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:14 pm
Location: Hotlanta

Re: Meet The New Mac Pro

Post by Genom »

2 days? Day one the 3rd part stands will be out.
Post Reply