Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jun 2012 22:23 UTC
Apple Marco Arment: "After two years, the Mac Pro was 'updated' today, sort of: now we can choose slightly faster two-year-old CPUs at the top end, and the other two-year-old CPU options are cheaper now. That's about it. No Xeon E5 CPUs, no USB 3, no Thunderbolt. They're even shipping the same two-year-old graphics cards. Same motherboard, slightly different CPU options from 2010. That's it. The message is clear: Apple doesn't give a shit about the Mac Pro." Paint, red, scout, girl.
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Name confusion on the CPUs
by frankps on Tue 12th Jun 2012 07:13 UTC
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I guess most people don't see the difference. The Xeon E5 CPUs begin with "E5-26xx", not the two-year-old "E56xx" series!

And there is a big difference...

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