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The new Mac Pro is NUTS.

Discussion in 'Backline' started by BLUElightCory, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. superfreak

    superfreak Sajid 'Sarj' Masood

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    Dude, really? Of course it is "The New Mac Pro". DUH! My comment was about it's features and according to the features this is a Mac Mini Pro... a box with external expansions.
     
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    This is great. Fuck how it looks, its smaller, quieter and portable. If you must use PCI cards, get a chassis.

    Bet the top end iMacs or minis could do a job even if you can't afford it.
     
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    Is this an actual comment?
     
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    jipchen ForesterStudio

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    Just reasearched a little. One of those FirePro W9000 graphic cards is $4000. The "old" (now available) Intel Xeon E5 8core is about $1900. There are also Xeons that are about $3500. The mainboards are very expensive as well $400 minimum. ECC RAM is also more expensive than consumer grade RAM.

    I don't see how this will be even be at a similar price as the old Mac Pros now :lol: Sure hope I'm wrong though.
    Also makes me rofl at those people saying "I can build a Mac Pro for $1000". Right. Only the CPU is $1900-3500. But yeah go ahead and do it.
    Yes you can build a very powerful machine but you won't build one with server grade CPU, RAM and especially graphic card.
     
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    delivers up to an amazing 7 teraflops of compute power.


    7 TERAFLOPS!!!!:yow:
     
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    Jaymz Stymphalian Productions

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    What the fuck is a teraflop :lol:
     
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    ter·a·flop

    A measure of computing speed equal to one trillion floating-point operations per second.
     
  8. Ben Johnson

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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqWuwZElgDg&t=0m06s[/ame]
     
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    LeSedna Mat or Mateo

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    Find out the way to calculate the operations your own computer can do in teraflops based on its specs, then compare to this new Mac Pro :D

    Considering the new features of Mac OS X Maverick in terms of performance and energy saving, the headroom will be absolutely tremendous with this.

    I am very curious about its evolution capabilities. You can chain whatever you want outside the box, but what about the CPU ? It looks like the memory is removable with ease but I am not sure about the CPU itself ?
     
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    FLOPS = cores * clock * ( FLOPS / cycle)

    Recently FLOPS/cycle was around 5 or something but my bet is on this new design it must be tremendous.

    The world record is in several petaflops now I believe, but these are not normal computers. A few Tera on your desktop was not even a dream a decade ago !
     
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    Most of those FLOPS are in the GPUs.
     
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    My video card specs say 1.28 teraflops. Xbox One gpu will have 1.23 teraflops supposedly, PS4 around 2, the highest end cards now have more than 3
     
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    Yeah I think a a 12 core xeon itself is about 250gigaflops
     
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    So how much will this be then?
     
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    Almost $2400 for that thing? Jeeze, these guys are almost as crazy as Apple on their price hikes.

    I built a better PC than that for ~$800...
     
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    The fuck is a teraflop. Looks like an iphone-beercan insulator. This keeps my Coors 7 teraflops cooler than a regular insulator.
     
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    Amazing :lol::lol:
     
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    Sigged :lol:
     
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