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  • @Winter, @hmm, @Marvin   The quad-core Iris pro cpu in the entry level 15" MBP, is not that much more expensive than the quad-core in the current midrange/server Mac mini ($440 vs $378, and would still generate economy of scale with the 15" MBP). Th…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Marvin  PCIe 2 vs 3 doesn't matter and the chipset suitable for the Ivy Bridge Xeon doesn't have PCIe 3 support.   That's the most stupid thing you have ever written! And you have written lots of them. A…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by nht      2-3 year old desktop hardware.  That's not shabby.     It sure as hell is debatable if the performance is equal to what a desktop was doing a couple years ago.       …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by charlituna  It's hard for me to really take these comments too seriously given that he came to the board post Jobs. He can speak to how things are now, sure. But I take any comments from previous eras with a …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by wizard69  Your numbers below support my point completely, you give up a little but of CPU performance for a more versatile and better performing GPU.     For many uses that is the better trade off.   Since A…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by wizard69   Further Apple isn't exactly using top of the line performance in the Mini anyways so the CPU gap isn't that great.    Apple is using exactly the same cpus in the Mac mini than in t…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Winter  So should Apple in your eyes go full AMD on a mini go for the combo as with the 2011 mid-range model. If so, what processor and graphics chip is feasible?   No. None. Nay. Never.   http://www…
  • Found that geekbench entry yesterday, the Mac mini would be much better with desktop cpus.   The Core i7-3770T is a 2.50GHz 4C/8T 45W desktop cpu ($294 vs $378 for the cheapest mobile quad-core cpu from Intel) and it has HD 4000 graphics. So e…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by wizard69  Start by reading this: http://www.tuaw.com/2012/01/25/lesser-known-facts-from-apples-earnings-statement/ If you do even a modicum of research you can find more information about what is going …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by wizard69  They have been flat in the USA which is the only thing that counts. .   Most of those sales are into new markets where it is easy to boost sales every quarter. Well Apple could ke…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by nht    ROFLAMO...yah, the random words strung together was pretty danged funny.   I can't wait for the french version.
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Bergermeister  And those sales were mainly iMacs and minis.   Totally unfounded statement. We can obtain the same numbers with many different mixes of products. There is no way to find the real one fr…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by wizard69  Your assertion here that everybody wants an iMac is just wrong as sales are flat.    Dave, you'll have to learn that Apple's desktop sales are not flat. For the last 4 quarters (I have other th…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by mfryd    The high end user will need more horsepower for a better gaming experience.  No need for expansion slots.   There is no place for a Mac Pro in Apple's roadmap.   (but mostly for al…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by alanbrowne  When you suggested "Because it's physically impossible to put the dual chip platform in the iMac case and no new chips suited for this purpose are slated to be created… ever?"   Originall…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Marvin  There are compatible solutions for eveything you need to use PCI for. You're full of it, Marvin. Now that "solutions for everything" doesn't work, you're adding "compatible" to your shit.   And…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Marvin  The question is not about how elegant the solution is but rather could Apple even discontinue the Mac Pro without abandoning lots of users. The answer is yes as there are solutions for everything …
  •   Quote: Originally Posted by wizard69  I see I need to describe an ideal desktop Mac again. a desktop class processor with at least four cores, in the range of 59 to 75 watt Ivy Bridge chips  one using integrated graphic…
  •   Quote: Originally Posted by backtomac      That makes a lot of sense. I would not be surprised though if the entry level 21" iMac comes just with IGP.   I hope not, but it's a possibility. I'd rather see it with a Xe…
  •   Quote: Originally Posted by Conrail  Ivy Bridge i5 and i7 desktop processors are now in stock at Newegg, topping out at 3.5Ghz (3.9 turbo boost).  No Ivy Bridge Xeon chips yet.  So the stage is set for new iMacs at any rate.   I wo…