Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Jun 2013 17:07 UTC
Apple We already talked about iOS 7 yesterday (after a night of sleep, it's only looking worse and worse - look at this, for Fiona's sake!), so now it's time to talk about the downright stunning and belly flutters-inducing new Mac Pro. As former owner and huge, huge, huge fan of the PowerMac G4 Cube - I haven't been this excited about an Apple product since, well, I would say the iMac G4. This is the Apple I used to love.
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steveftoth
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2005-10-30

I don't get why people are so excited for what is essentially a MacMini with better CPU and graphics. The Mini has all the same expandability as this thing, just less of it.

Mini has 1 ThunderBolt, 5 USB 3 and FireWire 800 and onboard graphics.

This thing has lots of ThunderBolt 2, USB 3, NO Firewire, and 2 Graphics Cads.

Overall it's a much better machine, but they significantly shortened the amount of time that you'll be able to use it as none of the parts except for RAM seem modifiable. I think you'll have to look for a new one in about a year and a half in order to get new graphics cards since Graphics cards are still getting faster.

Also one big thing that nobody thinks about is that you are stuck with AMD Cards. This is fine for some people but for those who need nVidia CUDA this machine is not an option.

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