Apple's New Mac Pro - My thoughts...

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  • Published: 05 June 2019
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    Apple’s WWDC came with a LOT of great announcements, but the new Mac Pro may be the most hotly anticipated in a long time. Was it worth the wait?

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Comments • 11 545

  • Mark O'Connor
    Mark O'Connor  13 hours back

    I was going to get the base level MacBook air but I think I'll just get this stand instead.

    • Paul Hojda
      Paul Hojda  17 hours back

      Another reason why Apple didn't use Threadripper is probably because AMD currently doesn't have access to thunderbolt 3

      • TaticalGamer Boi
        TaticalGamer Boi  2 days back

        Apple worker: sir I added a extra 9


        Tim Cook: Perfectly balanced as all things should be

        • VictorXolbor
          VictorXolbor  2 days back

          Apple car 9:11

          • Stephen Doherty
            Stephen Doherty  3 days back

            Why make an iMac Pro competitor is interior expandability. External Video cars and using Thunderbolt just didn't bring out the type of specialised cards that Apple hoped even with high end pro laptops on sale. As for Apple display pricing many users will just connect their existing high end screens. Apple never made much cash from displays unless you wanted everything Apple.

            • E-TRON!
              E-TRON!  3 days back

              I've so wanted a new mac pro like this but defo waiting on buying one to see what would be the better one to buy as the price of the stand is a bit much so I would rather kno what would be the best option before I go all out and throw money down on one

              • Louis Tsai
                Louis Tsai  3 days back

                You better get the fully spec out model

                • Ima Burnt Chicken Nugget

                  With that money I can get 3 or more samsung 8k qled TVs lol

                  • Stefano Caña
                    Stefano Caña  4 days back

                    The mac pro, mac pro display,and the mac pro stand is really not used for normal use, when apple did a presentation on what the mac pro can do, its really used by PROS ,almost all pros know that OTHER PRO DISPLAYS AND STANDS ARE SOLD SEPARATELY, BECAUSE DEPENDING ON YOUR WORK, YOU WILL NEED LANDSCAPE MODE OR PORTRAIT MODE,PLUS, OTHER PRO DISPLAYS AND STANDS IS REALLY EXPENSIVE, BECAUSE THEY ARE MADE TO BE USED BY PROS

                    • Mike King
                      Mike King  5 days back

                      FUCK APPLE. Apple went FULL RETARD A DECADE AGO. Charging a thousand bucks for a computer stand.......BRILLIANT MOVE. Taking the audio in jack of the flagship G5 back in the day and changing their minds the next model because they realized it was a fuckin stupid idea......BRILLIANT MOVE. Taking the button of the iPod mini back in the day......BRILLIANT MOVE. Not having the ability to expand the memory with a mini sd card on its tablets.......FUCKING DIPSHITS. This company has gone completely STUPID in every way and they wonder why their stock it going in the shitter.

                      • Schizophrenic Lizard
                        Schizophrenic Lizard  5 days back

                        well of course an apple consumer would pay for that garbage without second thought. This is the "apple" species, they believe they are at the top, but I would hope so too if i paid for a trashcan

                        • Stamo Hristov
                          Stamo Hristov  6 days back

                          What is Pro-stand? Stand for profans?

                          • APoisonedWorld1
                            APoisonedWorld1  6 days back

                            Pls chk out a new perspective on Apple Mac Corp. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3r2ztARDZ8&list=PLoYNGjvDZYC4I6EDPTMNRlDxbPO40CiGP&index=4&t=0s

                            • TriMesterMemes
                              TriMesterMemes  6 days back

                              Could just buy a Razer and get more power better looks and RGB for less

                              • Vienna The Grill
                                Vienna The Grill  6 days back

                                People keep saying that compared to other “Pro” system this is a deal

                                The problem begins with thinking other “pro” models isn’t overpriced to an absorbent amount

                                Why would Apple continue throwing there consumers away and replacing them with “pros”

                                Are you seriously going to dump your average Joe? Yea probably these guys are selling a $1k Stand and a low end Cheese Grader for $6k; and charging $1500 for a shitty Phone with a black bar on top. But hey honestly I don’t know what I’m talking about cause Apple makes billions somehow from such expensive shit

                                • LeadUR Subconscious
                                  LeadUR Subconscious  6 days back

                                  watching from my mac g5 , depressed

                                  • MelloMemes
                                    MelloMemes  6 days back

                                    Does it have a headphone jack???

                                    • jrlc66 steam jcar1966 MC jcarmichael1966 mixer

                                      How many 4K is TVs or monitors can you use for 5,000 or $6,000 on a computer

                                      • Resize Films
                                        Resize Films  7 days back

                                        Watching this on my iMac Pro.

                                        • aa311
                                          aa311  1 weeks back

                                          Blender combines your RAM and VRam from all your cards into 1 thing. thats cool you can have 128GB ram and 1 radeon 7 and work as if you had 144Vram

                                          • Martin Turner
                                            Martin Turner  1 weeks back

                                            At least the Trashcan was affordable for us mere mortals; I will be letting OWC help me keep mine running as long as I can as the Cheese Grater will be INSANELY expensive here in the land of OZ!

                                            • I C
                                              I C  1 weeks back

                                              ...even the iAudience laughed...

                                              • I C
                                                I C  1 weeks back

                                                Retail tech specs are getting insane!
                                                I'm still living in the stone ages with my 1080p setups.

                                                • Callaway Jones
                                                  Callaway Jones  1 weeks back

                                                  I don't think this is a fair conclusion. I like the thoughts up to the end, however, the maxed out version of the Mac Pro is basically a steal if you are running a Production Company. Same can be said for the "why are the lower end models in existence"...they exist for Music Studios and Data Crunching...neither of which need anything beyond the Radeon Pro 580 graphics chips. So while I enjoyed hearing your thoughts and opinions, I wholeheartedly disagree that these products aren't worth their cost of admission. Even the display...which is literally $20,000 less than comparable displays...that display is basically a steal for consumers "pro consumers". NONE of these products were meant for YOUTUBERS, without question. Almost all you tubers should just drop $2,000 on a 5k iMac and call it the day...these products weren't designed for you tubers and Apple couldn't care less about the youtuber market when it comes to these particular products lol.

                                                  I'm just sharing my thoughts and opinions with you though. I look forward to your hands on review later this year.

                                                  • Callaway Jones
                                                    Callaway Jones  1 weeks back

                                                    @Nauris Gruduls So fill me in buddy. Usually if you comment on something "well, educated people anyway", and you share your opinion, you follow up with why. So, tell me why I couldn't be more wrong. Point out what I said specifically that led you to that conclusion and the point out what he says that counters my opinion. I'll wait for your reply...

                                                  • Nauris Gruduls
                                                    Nauris Gruduls  1 weeks back

                                                    You either didn't get the point, or didn't watch the whole video buddy. You couldn't be more wrong

                                                • rawnak
                                                  rawnak  1 weeks back

                                                  Thank you for being so professional about this

                                                  • Jeeper
                                                    Jeeper  1 weeks back

                                                    Imagine spending $1,000 for a STAND. LOL

                                                    • Tristan Tejero
                                                      Tristan Tejero  1 weeks back

                                                      linus bayot

                                                      • Pedro Alves
                                                        Pedro Alves  1 weeks back

                                                        $750 for a mobo? on the last video the gigabyte mobo costs around $1500 easy and still doesn't have the same io as a Mac Pro. lack 10gbe and no thunderbolt. So much apple hatred that blinds you. Even the $260 for a chassis is not fair, there many pc chassis that are for worst than Mac Pro in build quality that cost way more. There was also no cooling solution cost added to the list. Stay fun, but please be serious with what you say.

                                                        • Esat Durkaya
                                                          Esat Durkaya  1 weeks back

                                                          I'd rather buy a legendary pc and a razer keyboard and a steelseries mouse then other things

                                                          • archeyangel1
                                                            archeyangel1  1 weeks back

                                                            The entire audience laughing during the presentation is hilarious.

                                                            • A. Sihr
                                                              A. Sihr  1 weeks back

                                                              Can they handle pixelated games like fortnite tho?

                                                              • Meterora
                                                                Meterora  1 weeks back

                                                                i thought this was a 2012 video lmao
                                                                edit: from the thumbnail

                                                                • Michael Perez
                                                                  Michael Perez  1 weeks back

                                                                  $1000 for a fucking stand. It better be able to make me a sandwich

                                                                  • psycl0ptic
                                                                    psycl0ptic  1 weeks back

                                                                    It is a bit spendy, but you forget it's a fully custom machined aluminum chassis, custom built motherboard, and you get T2 chip. And access to the custom cards; gpu and asic card. If you don't need those or don't do heavy pro level work, this system is not for you.

                                                                    • Tahsin Sarker
                                                                      Tahsin Sarker  2 weeks back

                                                                      T_T 2 years of tuition

                                                                      • Marek Sławiński
                                                                        Marek Sławiński  2 weeks back

                                                                        Linus: Yeah it's overpriced 5k for a monitor and 1k for a stand. Reality: Comparable screen from other companies can cost even 40k. Hmm...?

                                                                      • Abi G-J
                                                                        Abi G-J  2 weeks back

                                                                        it's a big cheese grater, it's horrible

                                                                        • Dagger Drake
                                                                          Dagger Drake  2 weeks back

                                                                          Dr. Strange: i went forward in time to view alternate futures to see the possible count of models we manufactured

                                                                          Apple: How many did we made?

                                                                          Dr. Strange: 14 million 6 hundred and 5.

                                                                          Apple: How many did we sell?

                                                                          Dr. Strange: 1....

                                                                        • Joseph Obe
                                                                          Joseph Obe  2 weeks back

                                                                          We are Mac editing people. Thanks to Mr. Cook's greed we will no longer be shopping for a OVER priced Mac pro.
                                                                          Enough is enough. Ah yes marketing. Now mac is selling the new mac pro. starting at $ 5,999.00 + tax.We have TWO loaded (late 2013) mac pro's. They do and still have problems but they're only small problems. So Mr. Cook we shall see how your new over priced pro's will perform. No pro from Mac, not this year. JosephObe

                                                                          • a
                                                                            a  2 weeks back

                                                                            Yea but can it help you to finally finish puberty and lower that voice a little bit... But really, it's gonna make watching pirated movies and Facebook soooo much faster! 😂

                                                                            • imicca
                                                                              imicca  2 weeks back

                                                                              Linus saying GOOD things about APPLE? NO WAY

                                                                              • Lars Andersen
                                                                                Lars Andersen  2 weeks back

                                                                                WIll you be testing a well spec'ed Mac Pro for video rendering/encoding to see if it beats your own render server in the bottom of your server rack?
                                                                                I am especially curious to see what the AfterBurner card does (and if you can add more than one of these in this predator)

                                                                                • Cutthroat Mc Rage
                                                                                  Cutthroat Mc Rage  2 weeks back

                                                                                  all that money and a trash operating system as well rofl

                                                                                  • Mark Magorrian
                                                                                    Mark Magorrian  2 weeks back

                                                                                    For the price of that stand it better also be a Auto pilot car that can drive the monitor around when I decide to re arrange my setup

                                                                                    • Permon Jackson
                                                                                      Permon Jackson  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Steve Jobs would be pissed at Tim Cook

                                                                                      • Avery Bell
                                                                                        Avery Bell  2 weeks back

                                                                                        The first time in 20 years that Apple gave us permission to mess around inside their products.

                                                                                        • Avery Bell
                                                                                          Avery Bell  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Well I mean Apple sealed their iPhone iPad and iPods because they didn’t want us inside to even change a bad battery. It is nice though that you can do upgrades but I don’t like pricing so I will stick to a Windows PC for now.

                                                                                      • Dedskin Prodcer/DJ
                                                                                        Dedskin Prodcer/DJ  2 weeks back

                                                                                        well 10 000 green ones is nothing if you can make 100 000 with it , if that is the case then there is nothing to thik about , if you are like me , poor bastard , move along nothing to see here

                                                                                        • lord logan
                                                                                          lord logan  2 weeks back

                                                                                          mac pro is shit and suck