If you did not know Apple have released thier new 12 core mac pro. I have seen some good points made even by the Apple fans I watch on YouTube.
Instead of making this a very long post I am just gonna break it down.
– Future proof for when the 12 cores are actually needed
– Packing a lot of power
– Most users will find them selves not even using any more then 4 cores.
– Heavy price tag
– Lacking monitor
– You need to purchase a VGA adapter if you want to hook up a VGA adapter.
The xeon processor
I will admit the Xeon processor is powerful, however if it was truly as powerful as people keep saying then why would you need 12 of them? Surly 4 cores will be good enough to get just about anything done. I highly doubt the movie industry will switch to the new mac pro. Even gamers do not use more than 4 cores. They can play crysis fine.
Now yes if someone gave me the new mac pro I would gladly have it, however I think that after a while I would sell it as I would not even need the power that it offers.
If you have an older VGA monitor then you are out of luck, the mac pro only includes a DVI adapter, and you will have to forkout more more money.
- 12-Core Mac Pros Now Available For Order (cultofmac.com)
- Apple Taking 12 Core Mac Pro Orders (informationweek.com)
- New Mac Pro With Up to 12 Processing Cores (apple.com)
- Apple Unveils New Line of Mac Pro Computers (dailyfinance.com)