SAQ wrote:The NeXT Cube had the DSP, the SGIs and Crays had (in their heyday) unique graphics and computational features under the skins.
The New Mac Pro has a fancy case.
that and the fact that it's the first "pro" level computer since what? The DECstation 5000 to likely not offer sufficient internal storage capability?
Even the fans they crow about are pretty thoroughly described in a 40-year old book on boilers that I have.
Spot on. Nothing different, nothing new, no pushing of the envelope. For a half a trillion dollar company to not push the envelope should be seen as a disaster for the industry. Shameful.
In other news, I hear the recommended place to store this thing is under the grill. Fits perfectly in that propane tank holder. And it comes from Apple, thus no shortage of hot gas on the inside.