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

  • 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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  • Clifton Tibbits
    Clifton Tibbits  18 hours back

    This tin can with the best set up will cost more than a TESLA vehicle, $ 55,000.00 +,no joke. It all depends on your config..,l

    • seajayvee
      seajayvee  1 days back

      I saw a review where they compare a top spec Mac to the top spec Dell, the Dell has a lower spec but is $30,000 more expensive

      • unemployicus
        unemployicus  1 days back

        Can't wait until LTT gets one of these to review.

        • EricTheDesigner
          EricTheDesigner  2 days back

          I hope that a lot of professional idiots purchase this machine at full spec so the price of high capacity ddr4 ram will come down! I'm really excited to be able to afford 32 Gig Dimms! Keep up the good work apple, and thanks you rich idiots for needing some kind of imaginary status symbol in a computer. lol

          • Jody Porter
            Jody Porter  2 days back

            The base model is worst than a top spec imac which is half price, paying allot for ability to upgrade, it is s great machine though if you can justify the cost ie have a business that can make money with this machine

            • Jody Porter
              Jody Porter  2 days back

              2019 is the year Apple started listening...

              • C҉ R҉ A҉ S҉ S҉
                C҉ R҉ A҉ S҉ S҉  11 hours back

                How's that? The product seems to be worse and more over priced than ever.

            • Yussho
              Yussho  2 days back

              at the start of the video keep pressing right arrow

              • Marquinho Arcila
                Marquinho Arcila  2 days back

                How are you my friend i watch your videos on all your channels my son hes 9 and he watch them 2 he lobe tech just mike me i wanted to see if you have a good heart i just got layoff from my new job i was there only for 3 months maybe less and i was tryin to see maybe. You can help me with a job or anything you can help me or help my son i cant believe that right before christmas i get kick out of this job and i promise my son i was gonna get him a wonderful gift well that santa was goin to give him a nice present i just didnt have a good year hopefully it will get better on 2020 i really hope so my friend thank you my friend my name is marco arcila my gmail is [email protected] it be wondelful my friend well at least make my son his day thank you

                • Carl Hopkinson
                  Carl Hopkinson  2 days back

                  I can buy a similarly speced HP Z840 for under 7 thousand dollars...versus 25 thousand dollars for Apple's latest crime against humanity offering.

                  • unemployicus
                    unemployicus  1 days back

                    People have already done actual comparisons and the prices are pretty similar spec for spec: You can also configure Z8's with $50k plus prices btw, yet Apple offers options to upgrade specs and everyone loses their minds.

                • Sebastian Salmon
                  Sebastian Salmon  2 days back

                  I like you music in your YouTube's back ground very nice.

                  • Jemilo II
                    Jemilo II  2 days back

                    Hey I got that shirt too! One of my favorite shirts. The color just fits most of my wardrobe

                    • Ralphie Ralph
                      Ralphie Ralph  2 days back

                      A maxed out Pro will cost about 50.000 US

                      • Tom Jacobs
                        Tom Jacobs  2 days back

                        But will it play minesweeper.

                        • 77dris
                          77dris  3 days back

                          Apple Mac Pro - $56,000.... Similarly spec'd (actually a bit lower spec'd than the Apple) Dell - $89,000 ON SALE, complete with the shittiest Indian Tech Phone Scammer support there is. As Linus pointed out with the new iMacs, the prices are actually quite good compared to similary spec'd PC's (even better in some cases). The thing is, this is a channel dedicated to gamers, who use cheap components, cheap monitors, and only really get their performance from a good Nvidia graphics card.

                          • Repugg Z
                            Repugg Z  3 days back

                            I mean who would speend 53k on a pc

                            • Donald Hughes
                              Donald Hughes  3 days back


                              • Xiaohe Wang
                                Xiaohe Wang  3 days back

                                coz made in USA, the supply chian needs to catch up, high price means fewer buyers

                                • ScytherRaid
                                  ScytherRaid  3 days back

                                  Cant wait for someone to get scammed thinking its the best money for the buck.

                                  • Alexander Strarup
                                    Alexander Strarup  3 days back

                                    Linus I no longer understand what you're saying...

                                    • FGTech
                                      FGTech  3 days back

                                      Since a year you can build a more powerful PC than this MAC PRO and it would be even cheaper. A Dual 2080 TI + 32cores Epyc CPU would simply crush this machine and would also cost a bit less! Again Apple comes late and expensive!

                                      • Abdul Karim Razak
                                        Abdul Karim Razak  3 days back

                                        America's only legal scamming company 😂

                                        • Seltzerman
                                          Seltzerman  3 days back

                                          Most uf us expect an unbox video (and linus meltdown) likely to that red camera unboxing...

                                          • Grace Gisel
                                            Grace Gisel  3 days back

                                            Mac Pro. SHIT... SHIT... SHIT.

                                            • Real Rider
                                              Real Rider  3 days back

                                              Me :- Then what will be the next price for Apple's pro mac ? 😭
                                              Brand 'Apple' :- Write down your phone number and count it. 😂
                                              Me :- ok! then what will be your next Iphone price ? 🤣
                                              Brand 'Apple' ones more : We have also 999$ stand which have same function like Iphone 😜

                                              • Mario Nelson
                                                Mario Nelson  3 days back

                                                A question ? Everyone who criticize all those companies, Why don’t they make a perfect Pc or Phone , coz everything you do urself you always do better right ?

                                                • wO
                                                  wO  3 days back

                                                  i so enjoy closing windows when comercials start

                                                  • Silvermance
                                                    Silvermance  3 days back

                                                    Watching in 2040: just found this at the thrift store 😂

                                                    • Kamron Gaffner
                                                      Kamron Gaffner  3 days back

                                                      Ah good ol Linus tech. The only person I go to to see the opinion on ridiculous products

                                                      • I TA
                                                        I TA  3 days back

                                                        My gawd, this guy can find something to complain about no matter the subject. Dust? SEAL on the case? GTFOOH!

                                                        • Jonathan Perez
                                                          Jonathan Perez  3 days back

                                                          but can it game?
                                                          Edit: but can it run Crysi.... eer RDR2?

                                                          • PythonPlusPlus
                                                            PythonPlusPlus  3 days back

                                                            The modular case probably costs £300

                                                            • Brent Smithline
                                                              Brent Smithline  3 days back

                                                              Cost of original Apple January 1984 Macintosh versus December 2019 Mac Pro. Now get over the cost and this is why....

                                                              Steve Jobs ­unveiled the first Apple Macintosh computer with a $2,500 price tag, on Jan. 24, 1984. In todays dollars on December 11, 2019 adjusted for inflation would now cost $6,188.84.

                                                              Originally released as the Apple Macintosh, is the original Apple Macintosh personal computer. Its beige case consisted of a 9 in (23 cm)black and white CRT monitor, single 400 KB, single-sided ​3.5-inch floppy disk drive, and came with a keyboard and mouse.

                                                              The new December 2019 Mac Pro starts at $5,999 for the 8-core model with 32 GB of RAM and a 256-GB solid-state drive. That can be configured up to a 28-core model with 1.5 terabytes of RAM, and while Apple initially only offered up to 4 TB for the SSD, you can now go all the way up to 8 TB. A new Pro Display XDR monitor—a new Apple product as well—to go along with your workstation will set you back another $4,999 for the base model, bringing the cost of a full setup to $11,000. And that's just the entry-level configuration.

                                                              Now the original Apple Macintosh came with a screen. To compare the new December 2019 Mac Pro to the original would would have to add a monitor. Now for a fair comparison today December 11, 2019 the Amazon's Choice for a basic HDMI monitor Acer SB220Q bi 21.5 inches Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS Ultra-Thin Zero Frame Monitor (HDMI & VGA port) is $89.99 which would bring the total base cost for a December 2019 Mac Pro with a basic monitor that is larger, and color to $6088.99 would bring the price in at about the same price as the original January 1984 Macintosh.

                                                              So when I look at this since I was willing to put the cash up back in 1984 for the original Macintosh I do not feel that the December 2019 Mac Pro is overpriced. Now would I as a normal purchase this much power for what I do daily for my own personal use?

                                                              Since I am no longer in the professional production, or now YouTube production world I would not. I now have a iMac Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014 which when I purchased it adjusted for inflation was still under the cost of the original Apple Macintosh. I use it for personal use these days with a little photography, video, and website work just to keep me off the streets. Also as you get older the larger screen helps out a lot.

                                                              If I was still in the motion picture, and sound recording business I would purchase more than one, and they would be configured to meet, or exceed the original requirements for the job they would be doing. Now for YouTube I might've topped out at the 2019 iMac Pro in the past. Now I would purchase a December 2019 Mac Pro that was equal in specifications to the 2019 iMac Pro which for me would have cost me $12,0099.00 as of December 11, 2019 just for the Mac Pro. Do not know what I would do for one, or more monitors if I was doing YouTube.

                                                              Of course the thing I love about the December 2019 Mac Pro unlike the 2019 iMac Pro or it's predecessor Late 2013 Mac Pro also known as the "Trash Can" you can upgrade, and change components. Now you can change/upgrade memory in the 2019 iMac Pro however that is about it.

                                                              • no name
                                                                no name  4 days back

                                                                I think $6000 version with average home PC specs for $999 would be bestseller for flexing

                                                                • no name
                                                                  no name  4 days back

                                                                  1200w PSU for rx 580 and 8 caore CPU lol

                                                                  • innocenboy
                                                                    innocenboy  4 days back

                                                                    Full specs 1.5 Tb RAM memory, 28 core cpu, will cost 52,000 dollars

                                                                    • axa3547
                                                                      axa3547  4 days back

                                                                      Apple can launch literal poop and the sheep will stand in line to buy it

                                                                      • Mukul Gahlot
                                                                        Mukul Gahlot  4 days back

                                                                        I want linus to buy the ballest mac pro money can buy, i mean the highest speced model on earth

                                                                        • i Police
                                                                          i Police  4 days back

                                                                          Meanwhile ... we all want to flex the new Mac Pro

                                                                          • Ömer Işık
                                                                            Ömer Işık  4 days back

                                                                            Gay Sound

                                                                            • Toyo Masauce
                                                                              Toyo Masauce  4 days back

                                                                              Apple monitor stand: $999
                                                                              Apple Mac Pro cleaning cloth: $999
                                                                              Apple vanity toilet paper: $999
                                                                              Apple special launch offer: Get all 3 for a limited time for $9999

                                                                              • Grimey Beast
                                                                                Grimey Beast  4 days back

                                                                                I was ready to buy the $38,000 top of the line Mac Pro, BUT, I found out it doesn't come with the Mouse and Keyboard! What a ripoff!

                                                                                • Robert van Piggelen
                                                                                  Robert van Piggelen  4 days back

                                                                                  So Apple is beyond any doubt targeting only rich idiots now...I wonder how that will pan out.

                                                                                  • wayne conover
                                                                                    wayne conover  4 days back

                                                                                    Its a computer now.. with mac os

                                                                                    • DigitalSparky
                                                                                      DigitalSparky  4 days back

                                                                                      I just had a look at the apple site in Australia and specced up the maximum upgrades... the bloody thing came out to just under $81k AUD... I can buy 2 x EPYX dual cpu 2TB ram systems for that...
                                                                                      Obviously I'm not going to, coz there's no way I have that sort of cash, and even if I did, I'd only get one EPYX just for poops and giggles.
                                                                                      But damn. how the heck does apple think people will drop 80k on a system like that. just the tower...

                                                                                      • richacoll1
                                                                                        richacoll1  4 days back

                                                                                        Those massive rendering possibilities mean nothing at the price Apple are asking for one of these.

                                                                                        Editing is about it and you’ll never see this Mac Pro in professional post production houses, there pipelines are setup differently.

                                                                                        Meanwhile (and you know this) gpu accelerated options through renderers such as redshift are off the table for now.

                                                                                        Still that price oh dear oh dear.

                                                                                        • TheVFXbyArt
                                                                                          TheVFXbyArt  4 days back

                                                                                          Mac pro is made in USA. Competition is from overseas. You don’t want to pay for hired Americans then buy your chinese foxcomm boxes, comrade.

                                                                                            1M Views  4 days back

                                                                                            I Would throw everything i have just to get New Mac Pro <3

                                                                                            • Michael Miller
                                                                                              Michael Miller  4 days back

                                                                                              Hp just had an i7 processor laptop with 512 of nvme or ssd with octane, 16gb of ram and it was $529