quote: And yet, you can add that card to his $500 PC and it will run circles around this POS.
quote: Core i7-4770KAdvantagesSupports AVX2 / FMA3 instructions,Allows effortless overclocking,Integrates HD 4600 graphics,Lower powerXeon E5-1620 v2Drawbacks:Lacks some instructions,No on-chip GPU,Needs considerably more power
quote: Workstation/Server version means nothing with todays manufacturing this is not the Pentium 60 bit flip days.
quote: I call bull on backup corruption on ram
quote: Most SSD's dont surpass 550MBs and SATA 3 is rated for 6Gb/600MB.
quote: Can you even Crossfire in the MAC?
quote: Considering a standard PC would crash two dozen times per year for an hour of downtime each time
quote: Making a decent argument until that obvious lie. A standard PC does not crash twice a month for an hour.
quote: It looks like most people dont get what a professional workstation is.
quote: As far as things Macs are really good at versus a Linux or Windows PC, I would say they are really good at being over priced, really good at being over simplified, and really good at being proprietary.
quote: Similarly priced HP Z620:
quote: Mac Pro gets: Faster CPU
quote: Professional workstations from both DELL and HP have options for 10gb ethernet.
quote: Garbage in, garbage out (GIGO) in the field of computer science or information and communications technology refers to the fact that computers will unquestioningly process unintended, even nonsensical, input data ("garbage in") and produce undesired, often nonsensical, output ("garbage out").