Apple's New Mac Pro - My thoughts...

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  • Published: 05 June 2019
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    Apple’s WWDC came with a LOT of great announcements, but the new Mac Pro may be the most hotly anticipated in a long time. Was it worth the wait?

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  • No One
    No One  1 days back

    I thought this was a cheese grater....

    • DR GM
      DR GM  2 days back

      They have the lower end model so that you can add your own AMD GPUs in there and stuff but you're gonna always be limited by the cpu

      • Lollipop Banana
        Lollipop Banana  6 days back

        No rgb? Bad product

        • Tay Gumi
          Tay Gumi  6 days back

          I wonder if this Monitor is Hackintoshable. :S I mean the 5k is. :D (Why they say the Monitor cost 6k, we made it 1k cheaper without a stand, because Pro ppl have already a Mounting system.)

          • RadicalxEdward
            RadicalxEdward  6 days back

            If I had the money, I’d be willing to pay $5 k just for that beautiful case lol call me a fanboy

            • RadicalxEdward
              RadicalxEdward  6 days back

              My understanding of the issue with Nvidia is that nvidia wont let Apple write their own hardware level drivers, it’s not like someone at nvidia insulted someone at Apple and they’re just not getting over it. They both want opposite things.

              • Gagan Preet
                Gagan Preet  7 days back

                ryzen 7 can be build for les than 1000

                • notthere83
                  notthere83  1 weeks back

                  "Twelve thousand if you want a stand for your display" - LOL!!!
                  Ahhh, I know why I started watching these instead of sitcoms. Much funnier.

                  • Pieter Visser
                    Pieter Visser  1 weeks back

                    A full spec completely loaded professional workstation from HP or Dell will set you back 50-60.000 euro’s plus taxes. The question is then, spend that money on a Mac Pro, and then compare rendering, high end video editing, machine working hours and hours on end.
                    Then you have a fair comparison.
                    /me thinks the HP/Dell are going to be a bit better with adobe products, but not by much, and you can’t use FCPX which is a lot faster anyway.
                    Or is it? Oh, and don’t look at specs of parts when comparing. Look at how much time you spend at editing a project of say, an hour long documentary in 8K in FCPX, Premiere, Avid with the same result/edits. That is what matters.
                    But this will not bring clicks or headlines, it will only interest the target group.
                    .
                    You could build a cheaper version with consumer parts, and it would outperform it for 5 minutes both the Mac Pro, Dell, HP, but then it would (if it would take 5 minutes) start to slow down due to heat and it would sound like a vacuum cleaner sitting on your desk.

                    So, here is what is going to happen.
                    1. Apple will start selling this monster
                    2 . Loads of people will start crying that it is the price of a car
                    3. Nobody will compare the price to HP of Dell or other workstations
                    4. Some comparisons will be made with pc’s with consumer grade parts that will outperform the Mac Pro, (and HP or Dell Workstations for that matter) for a short time, very small projects or specific cpu tasks.
                    5. This will stir headlines like, XYZ is faster than Mac Pro for a 1/4 of the price.
                    6. The people who this product is aimed at will shrug, work with their HP, Dell of Apple workstation and make a living. Data miners, analysts, movie editors, 3D render folks, each with their favourite OS/Platform.

                    Loads of Clickbait YouTube Clips, headlines and articles will appear for a while where people who are most likely never to work with a workstation will rant and rave about it.

                    • Pieter Visser
                      Pieter Visser  7 days back

                      And remeber, with a workstation like this it is not just abour processing speed, it is also about how fast the memory can be adressed. A Xeon (with 6 channel memory access) vs a more core and faster AMD CPU with slower (4 channel) memory access will have less bottleneck. Fast CPU doesnt process if it is waiting for data.

                  • Lisa Murphy
                    Lisa Murphy  1 weeks back

                    He has to buy the new Pro because Apple won't send him a free one because he doesn't kiss their ass. Good man!

                    • Lawrence Jin
                      Lawrence Jin  1 weeks back

                      What money can get you... :)

                      • Isaac Oooof
                        Isaac Oooof  1 weeks back

                        I’m trying to imagine how loud the fans are going to be on that thing

                        • Mitchell Starkey
                          Mitchell Starkey  1 weeks back

                          Linus Apple is controlling

                          • Rudra Singh
                            Rudra Singh  1 weeks back

                            Nvlink now supports 3 cards. 3x 48(Quadro 8000) is 144gb

                            • Allen S
                              Allen S  1 weeks back

                              Apple wouldn’t want to get rid of Thunderbolt.

                              • aidan dibenerdini
                                aidan dibenerdini  1 weeks back

                                Apple sells it for 12k but It probably only cost 100 dollars to make

                                • Jakub Říha
                                  Jakub Říha  1 weeks back

                                  It definitely costs much more than that. iPhones probably do though

                              • aidan dibenerdini
                                aidan dibenerdini  1 weeks back

                                Cant wait till Microsoft makes there own version of this

                                • Absolute Longplay
                                  Absolute Longplay  2 weeks back

                                  Craving some grated cheese!

                                  • Evan Barron
                                    Evan Barron  2 weeks back

                                    It’s just like the powermac g5 again

                                    • Laurent de backer
                                      Laurent de backer  2 weeks back

                                      I can live with the 32gb ram, but 256gb? Really? Come on Apple! 1TB should be the bare minimum! The gpu is ridiculous too. They should have gone with $3500 ($4000 at the max). But 6k? 😩 I mean i'm going to buy a Mac Pro too, i've been waiting so long for a cheese grater Mac Pro that i can upgrade myself. I will buy a 16-core with everything else standard and buy my way up over time. I need the 16-core one because of the ram options in the future... but besides that, i use logic pro x and i use a lot of software instruments, which rely on the ram heavy, so again, i'm buying my way in and over time i can add ram as i go. The cpu can be replaced too as far as i know but this would be more work then just adding some ram into the motherboard.

                                      • Khalid hamad
                                        Khalid hamad  2 weeks back

                                        There are times when hate Apple and there prices!

                                        • blab blob
                                          blab blob  2 weeks back

                                          red 950 dollar handle for a camera tho

                                          • Meercatzz
                                            Meercatzz  2 weeks back

                                            who tf will spend 1k on a metal stick with a metal rectangle that moves around?

                                            • Harvard Dropout
                                              Harvard Dropout  2 weeks back

                                              When your 1.5 terabytes of ram isn’t even enough to run chrome

                                              • BENJAMIN McEwan
                                                BENJAMIN McEwan  2 weeks back

                                                You can build a Much better PC with the same money... I'd like to see a lot of manufacturers put a powerful system together at a better price. Id build a system the same size with better quality that prevents ingress of dust

                                                Linus should let the viewers design a custom pc and include a monitor for 3000 dollars. And compare the two..

                                                • BENJAMIN McEwan
                                                  BENJAMIN McEwan  2 weeks back

                                                  Macbook Pro laptop really struggles with virtual machines... The case is small and the processor gets thermally throttled. That's the new A1990 model.. Problem with the display and memory when using VM

                                                  The T2 chip is good in theory but they've had problems with the BRIDGE OS which makes it work.

                                                  • Nguyễn Hoàng
                                                    Nguyễn Hoàng  2 weeks back

                                                    Where is our Mac Pro, Apple????

                                                    • Jack K
                                                      Jack K  2 weeks back

                                                      You assumption that 2 vega II cards are better than the Nvidia cards are totally moot considering that every rendering software now requires CUDA, and only CUDA. Massive fail from Apple to cut out all their 3D artists who will move to PC just because of CUDA. This will affect the whole ecosystem. D app developers like Vray, Cinema 4D, Maya, Corona, Maxwell....will stop to develop for Apple without any userbase or CUDA hardware. Massive memory is no longer an issue for rendering big scenes. they all use Proxys. the issus is CUDA and only CUDA

                                                      • Delain124
                                                        Delain124  1 weeks back

                                                        Hey don't be mad at Apple for not understanding 3D, VR, etc workflows that people need.

                                                    • CoyDog790
                                                      CoyDog790  2 weeks back

                                                      Does it even have a headphone jack?

                                                      • Surya V
                                                        Surya V  2 weeks back

                                                        I am not so sure about pc but I do wanna buy that screen(without the stand of course because Chinese is always available)

                                                        • Bryce Scribblz
                                                          Bryce Scribblz  2 weeks back

                                                          I can't wait to screw around with this in 2031 when it's $50 used

                                                          • Orxan Adigozalov
                                                            Orxan Adigozalov  3 weeks back

                                                            You give 6k and no water cooling

                                                            • Adam
                                                              Adam  3 weeks back

                                                              Serious Mac users want upgradable Macs at starting at $2500 – $3000, not $10,000 and above!!!

                                                              • Jakub Říha
                                                                Jakub Říha  1 weeks back

                                                                Adam isn’t not supposed to be regular customers it’s a pro computer

                                                            • Axtrosity
                                                              Axtrosity  3 weeks back

                                                              That bullshit starts at $6000 STARTS

                                                              • Michael Hooley
                                                                Michael Hooley  3 weeks back

                                                                I'd like to see a dollar for dollar PC vs MAC shootout. spend 3k on an IMac and 3K on a PC build and see what wins.

                                                                • Zsurvivalist
                                                                  Zsurvivalist  3 weeks back

                                                                  I don't see how this is supposed to compete with $30,000 workstations but I guess we'll see. And then I hope to see repair videos when the thing catches fire

                                                                  • karma SJ
                                                                    karma SJ  4 weeks back

                                                                    999 dollars for a monitor stand... apple has lost it

                                                                    • karma SJ
                                                                      karma SJ  1 weeks back

                                                                      @Jakub Říha i am talking about the fking stand a monitor stand for 1000 dollars

                                                                    • Jakub Říha
                                                                      Jakub Říha  1 weeks back

                                                                      karma SJ that’s actually an amazing price considering compared to other hdr monitors

                                                                  • cyfei717
                                                                    cyfei717  4 weeks back

                                                                    Seems no one here knows how cheap the XDR monitor is..... google “HDR reference monitor” for some basic idea please.

                                                                    • Pooh Zie
                                                                      Pooh Zie  4 weeks back

                                                                      This Machine is almost perfect for production studios however: the base graphics configuration doesn't make sense for a workstation in this price range, the base SSD is too small for a workstation in this price range, 3D production studios might have opted for this system if an Nvidia graphics option was also offered.

                                                                      Contrary to popular belief, not every Nvidia user is a gamer. There are at least 8 Major 3D and CAD software packages that function best with the Nvidia Iray renderer: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/design-visualization/iray/

                                                                      A fully modular workstation should include the GPU that works best for you regardless of whether AMD makes it!

                                                                      • Delain124
                                                                        Delain124  1 weeks back

                                                                        And this is way the Mac Pro is over priced. Apple is not thinking about 3D work, CAD, VR, etc. When Pixer or heck WB or Disney want to make and animated 3D movie they are going to pick the GPU that will handle it the best. Which Apple can't do.

                                                                    • RashaRAM3000
                                                                      RashaRAM3000  4 weeks back

                                                                      3:21 Did they animate that? ( The GPU )

                                                                      • Alexandru Stefanescu
                                                                        Alexandru Stefanescu  4 weeks back

                                                                        This PC is designed for NASA not for Customers 😹

                                                                        • Dodor Sub
                                                                          Dodor Sub  4 weeks back

                                                                          base low end pro is for "pro" fancy users.

                                                                          • Kylo Ren
                                                                            Kylo Ren  4 weeks back

                                                                            They should switch to AMD on their Mac Pro, AMD offers much better performance compared to Intel

                                                                            • Rondo Cat
                                                                              Rondo Cat  4 weeks back

                                                                              If Apple made reasnoble priced Destop / Workstation computers (not iMac / Minimac as that is just toys that perpetually overheat) I would buy one even if it cost double of a "normal" PC because Windows 10 is so bad that it gives me physical pain to use it.... Sadly Appple only make computers that cost 10 - 20 times more for Destktop / Workstation use. If Apple did come to their sences and was not blind with greed and started making PCs for the masses at prises people could actually afford now would be the time as many are like me needing to find replacement for Windows 7 when support runs out, and simply put Windows 10 is pure weapon grade user unfriendliness and not an alternative ....

                                                                              • Rondo Cat
                                                                                Rondo Cat  4 weeks back

                                                                                Finally Apple is making REAL Workstation computers again :) Fun thing is I was just thinking if I can not get hackintosh with OSX runnin on my self built Workstation computer I run Windows 7 on now I might bit the bullet and fork out a fortune selling my house and sailboat to buy a Macpro if Apple start making real computers again Windows 10 is simply put not an alternative when Windows 7 eventually stop working because lack of support and Linux / BSD lack any photo editing and video editing software that is usable ....

                                                                                • navdveep
                                                                                  navdveep  1 months back

                                                                                  What is its basic price

                                                                                  • Wïńdöws Më
                                                                                    Wïńdöws Më  1 months back

                                                                                    6:03 drop it

                                                                                    • RC NL
                                                                                      RC NL  1 months back

                                                                                      it looks more like a cheese slicer