Linked by Universal Mind on Fri 6th Aug 2010 16:16 UTC
Apple The "Macs are too expensive" argument is one of the most tiresome and long-lived flamewars in internet history. Obviously, Apple makes a premium product and charges premium prices, and you can always find a computer from another vendor that seems to match or exceed specs that costs less. But if you look at Apple's Mac Pro line, and compare it not so much to other vendors, but to the past lineup of Mac Pros, you discover some very unpleasant truths that help explain why Apple is enjoying record earnings for their Mac line, but doing so to the detriment of some its most loyal and valuable customers.
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RE: Comment by Kroc
by alcibiades on Sat 7th Aug 2010 21:23 UTC in reply to "Comment by Kroc"
alcibiades
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2005-10-12

That's what they are saying, Kroc. They are saying, buy a PC from a different supplier. It makes more sense, is what they are saying.

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RE[2]: Comment by Kroc
by werpu on Sun 8th Aug 2010 12:45 in reply to "RE: Comment by Kroc"
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2006-01-18

Actually given the current pricepoint the MacPro does not make any sense anymore at all. It is just absolutely overpriced period.
I wonder who is buying those machines still.

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