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Old 06-11-2013, 07:04 AM   #1
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New Mac Pro





That is one ugly POS.

At least the last time they did this with the G4 cube it looked decent enough....and you had the option of buying a tower. Now you're stuck with the pre-configured model and will need to buy another unit to put add on cards in . One of the good things about the last Mac Pro was how easy it was to upgrade, hell that was one of Steve Job's main selling points of it during the keynote. I know it looked like a cheese grater but hell even that's better than this "trash can" of a computer.

I've got no real preference Mac VS PC all things being equal but being one of the target markets I can tell you this definitely has me more likely to stay on the PC side.

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They need to bring back clear plastic, it would instantly turn it from a trash can into a cool looking computer:



Just throw in a few chrome accents in there.
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:33 AM   #2
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Just throw in a few chrome accents in there.
Hmmmmmm....



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Old 06-11-2013, 07:34 AM   #3
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Hmmmmmm....





Now they just need the rights from Disney () to make a nerds dream computer.
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:25 AM   #4
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Looks like they come in a myriad of colors and styles, too...
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:39 AM   #5
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I am worried about how customizable it is. I have had my Mac Pro for 7-8 years and have been waiting for the redesign. Also, some of us purchased a macbook air about 35 days ago and cant return it for the new version....
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Old 06-11-2013, 09:05 AM   #6
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I am worried about how customizable it is. I have had my Mac Pro for 7-8 years and have been waiting for the redesign. Also, some of us purchased a macbook air about 35 days ago and cant return it for the new version....
Dude, get a Dell

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Old 06-11-2013, 09:43 AM   #7
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This launch made a lot of people I know that work in TV pretty nervous about the already tenuous relationship between Apple and Digidesign..... things are going to start getting very interesting
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I love the way it looks with the covers off though, but with them on, ugly as sin. I got a 12 core Mac Pro six months ago and its the cheese grater version. But it rocks.
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I love the way it looks with the covers off though, but with them on, ugly as sin. I got a 12 core Mac Pro six months ago and its the cheese grater version. But it rocks.
Same same.

However I do kinda like the way it looks..... call me crazy

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Same same.

However I do kinda like the way it looks..... call me crazy

If it was clear it would be great, even if just the cover was clear.
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If it was clear it would be great, even if just the cover was clear.
Im sure thats in the mail, as it were
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Cheese grater is a classic design. Sorry to see them go in this direction.
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I use the current Mac Pro and like it. My concern in this radical a shift is how it limits my ability to stay with this chassis [what some here are calling the cheese grater] long term.

This new look is a little much. The previous Pro is good looking. and really the G4 was a good design.

The upside is that there was the fear the Mac Pro line would end. It appears not to be ending.
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I use the current Mac Pro and like it. My concern in this radical a shift is how it limits my ability to stay with this chassis [what some here are calling the cheese grater] long term.

This new look is a little much. The previous Pro is good looking. and really the G4 was a good design.

The upside is that there was the fear the Mac Pro line would end. It appears not to be ending.
I wonder if it had something to do with the fact they couldn't get Thunderbolt to work on the Pro platform. Shit, my little 2012 build MacBookAir has a T bolt port!
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Dude, get a Dell

Fully configured with all the options 20K for a PC WOW!
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