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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Desk-top?
by fadingdust on Tue 11th Jun 2013 17:59 UTC
fadingdust
Member since:
2009-11-05

I'm just not sure how it will work on desks. I'm guessing it's between 30-35cm; which is roughly the height of many monitors.
Do you parade it's existence, or hide it in a shadowy corner? I think the days of putting it on the floor are over, especially since it's pulling up all the dust.
I almost wish there was a horizontal mounting option- it would fit behind my monitor nicely.

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RE: Desk-top?
by bram on Tue 11th Jun 2013 18:10 in reply to "Desk-top?"
bram Member since:
2009-04-03

>I almost wish there was a horizontal mounting option- it would fit behind my monitor nicely.

Well, the machine is engineered around a vertical cooling core.
The heat rises through the column and is expelled at the top.
Even though it has a large fan, I'm sure a horizontal placement will mess up the cooling efficiency.

I think it's actually quite clever engineering, having all components share a single heat sink and also share a single fan. Neat stuff.

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RE: Desk-top?
by drcouzelis on Tue 11th Jun 2013 18:11 in reply to "Desk-top?"
drcouzelis Member since:
2010-01-11

9.9 in (25 cm) tall, 6.6 in (17 cm) in diameter.

It's pretty teensy.

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