New case and specs

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in Future Apple Hardware edited January 2014
Have you seen this





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  • Reply 1 of 98
    warriawarria Posts: 3member
    tell me what you think.

    Photoshoping ?

    It said to be from apple site.



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  • Reply 2 of 98
    badtzbadtz Posts: 949member
    honestly, that's not as nice as the quicksilver...........even though it's probably not real......



    quicksilver is so modern & smoothe........
  • Reply 3 of 98
    2nd





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  • Reply 4 of 98
    kelibkelib Posts: 740member
    Butt ugly if you ask me
  • Reply 5 of 98
    ifocusifocus Posts: 7member
    It doesn't have the new font as the eMac and Xserve.
  • Reply 6 of 98
    roonsterroonster Posts: 57member
    My first impression is that it's Photoshopped. The shading on the chrome Apple logo appears to be identical to that of the xserve - which is too much of a coincidence. Also all of the ingredients required for the mock-up are available from the xserve photo (except for the speaker).



    Three front facing removable hard disks? And only one optical drive? That'll piss a few people off.



    How would this case layout work with that red "test" motherboard that was doing the rounds a few weeks ago. I seem to remember that it had ATA connectors in strange places?



    If Apple's legal staff demand it's removal then we'll know it's genuine?
  • Reply 7 of 98
    nostradamusnostradamus Posts: 397member
    It's obviously a fake. There is no CPU monitor like one that on the XServe(a linear comglomeration of LED's).
  • Reply 7 of 98
    warpdwarpd Posts: 204member
    Not to mention "The new G4 tower"?? I think not! Apple refer to it as "The Powermac G4" This makes me highly sceptical! Looks like a total xserve photoshop rehash!!
  • Reply 9 of 98
    jutusjutus Posts: 272member
    Oh my god. It's a photoshopped Xserve? But it looked so real.



    Bravo sherlocks, bravo.
  • Reply 10 of 98
    smalmsmalm Posts: 667member
    [quote]Originally posted by warria:

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    It said to be from apple site.</strong><hr></blockquote>



    It's fake. There's no 10.5 multiplier that would be needed for 1.4 GHz.

    Never trust anyone telling you about a 1.13 GHz, 1.26 GHz or 1.4GHz G4. <img src="graemlins/oyvey.gif" border="0" alt="[No]" />
  • Reply 11 of 98
    outsideroutsider Posts: 6,008member
    Huh? The 7455 supports up to a 16X multiplier.



    <a href="http://e-www.motorola.com/brdata/PDFDB/docs/MPC7455EC.pdf"; target="_blank">http://e-www.motorola.com/brdata/PDFDB/docs/MPC7455EC.pdf</a>;



    Pages 43 and 44. There isn't even a 10.5 multiplier. After 8 it's all whole numbers.
  • Reply 12 of 98
    scadboyscadboy Posts: 189member
    very nice photoshop job, but one thing makes it quite suspect. If those drive bays are suposed to be interchangeable with Xserve's caddies, which is strongly suggested by the image, and would be a great feature IMHO, then they're too wide. The Xserve's drive caddies are about a third narrower than the CD drive.



    Also, the whole "New G4 Tower" thing is very unlikely, Apple hasn't used the word "Tower" to describe the PowerMac since the days of the Beige G3. The word doesn't appear anywhere on Apple promotional materials, or the product's webpage.



    good looking piece of work, though. Kinda gets fuzzy around the Firewire Ports and the Speaker though.



    ciao,



    michael
  • Reply 13 of 98
    ddagradiddagradi Posts: 3member
    Front firewire ports...drool...



    Too bad its fake
  • Reply 14 of 98
    pp Posts: 12member
    Does anyone actually believe it's real? No, I didn't think so. It looks cool though.
  • Reply 15 of 98
    dartblazerdartblazer Posts: 149member
    i like it



    it does look somewhat fake, but then again almost everyone thought the pics of the QS were fake. i like the design, but how do you pick it up? retractable handle on top? will they offerr a grill for the front speaker? is it all made of aluminum?
  • Reply 16 of 98
    nonsuchnonsuch Posts: 293member
    Phony, but kinda cool. I'd take one home with me.
  • Reply 17 of 98
    jerombajeromba Posts: 357member
    i like it too... too hot babe !

    tell me is it quieter than the quicksilver ?



  • Reply 18 of 98
    g4dudeg4dude Posts: 1,016member
    Obviously a fake. But I'd snatch that up in a second. It looks GRRRREEEEAAAATTTT! Whoever made this mockup, good work!
  • Reply 19 of 98
    hmurchisonhmurchison Posts: 12,341member
    Count me in with the "looks great" crowd. I like the industrial look of Aluminum and the current Quicksilvers are indeed nice but "Plasticky" looking. I love the blue LED's
  • Reply 20 of 98
    someone didn't think about the text on the side very much. With 2 Gig ram, this would probabally be the ultimate BTO version, and definitley the top end. Geforce 4 MX - i don't think so. Plus 'standard superdrive' - what's that supposed to mean? Apple are not all of a sudden going to start calling the drive they're so proud of in the new imac (and old towers obviously) 'standard' -unless it means superdrive as standard.



    Looks like a machine to be taken seriously, however - good idea.



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