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Tim Vaughan
Slightly OT: Based on the prices, how much will the Mac Pro (R2D2) Cost?
on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:02:23 pm

Based on these prices, I'm really worried about how much the Mac Pro will cost. Direct from the headlines:
DNC organizers say $500K in equipment missing during convention

To sum it up:
"Organizers only list one item actually "stolen." It also happens to be the most expensive on the list, a MacBook Pro laptop, listed at $75,000."

..............and............

"But people behind the convention also allegedly lost a $54,000 Blackberry, a $30,000 iPhone and two iPads worth around $15,000 apiece."


Well, my friends, we're in a world of hurt. My last Mac purchase was in 2008. I did not realize how much things cost these days..... :)

Tim
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Jeremy Garchow
Re: Slightly OT: Based on the prices, how much will the Mac Pro (R2D2) Cost?
on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:20:47 pm

Doomed!


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Bill Davis
Re: Slightly OT: Based on the prices, how much will the Mac Pro (R2D2) Cost?
on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:47:02 pm

They failed to mention that each device bore three autographs: Steve Jobs, Richard Petty and Elvis.

So those numbers actually make sense.

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Daniel Frome
Re: Slightly OT: Based on the prices, how much will the Mac Pro (R2D2) Cost?
on Jun 14, 2013 at 2:22:16 pm

Guess: $9000 for a 12 core 64GB RAM version.


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Chris Lehmann
Re: Slightly OT: Based on the prices, how much will the Mac Pro (R2D2) Cost?
on Jun 14, 2013 at 4:33:47 pm

The last Mac Pro I got in 2009 was about $8000. On top of that was the cost of some external LaCie backup drives and various accessories. This price did not include software ($3500) and monitors ($1000). This setup is still serving me to this day though!

A current top of the line Mac Pro (with 2 GPUs and only one hard drive) runs $8400.


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