Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 3rd Aug 2007 15:46 UTC, submitted by Flatline
Mac OS X "The advent of Vista and Mac OS X, along with the ascension of Linux, add new dimensions to a long-time controversy. Now more than ever before, the Mac OS is the most cost effective operating system of all."
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RE[7]: Heh
by rain on Sat 4th Aug 2007 19:23 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Heh"
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Actually, I forgot the second CPU and the GPU. So the same configuration as the base Mac Pro on newegg adds up to $2700. Which makes the Mac Pro cheaper than building your own.

However, there's no doubt that you can build a cheaper machine using different hardware especially if you buy cheaper CPU's. But you have to compare the prices with equal hardware.

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