What would you change? Mac Pro

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by smogsy, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Jan 8, 2008
    Heres My list

    * Two 2.8GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon
    * 2GB (2x1GB) + (Crucial 2x2GB - 2 packs)
    * 500GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA 3Gb/s
    * NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB
    * Two 16x SuperDrives
    * Apple Mighty Mouse
    * AirPort Extreme Card (Wi-Fi)
    * Keyboard (British) & User’s Guide (English)
    AppleCare Protection Plan for Mac Pro (w/or w/o Display) – Auto-enroll
    Dell 2408WFP 1920x1200 (2)

    Would you Change anything?

    Uses - im a power user so love power but don't use much
    CS3 (CS4 if good)
    VMware - Linux ubuntu 64bit
    Programming - Hoping to learn how to use Xcode
    Few Games
    Film Editing (tampering around)

    I was thinking of joinning Apple Developer Scheme for £500 to get £1000 off? is there any reason not to?

  2. macrumors 68040


    Aug 7, 2005
    Up the irons
    I guess the displays are personal preference. I'd rather have one large 30" screen compared to two 24" screens.
  3. macrumors member

    Jun 1, 2008
  4. macrumors 6502

    Jun 14, 2008
    I've seen the two 30" setup. One of my roommates in college was the son of a big CEO and was spoiled. I drooled on them at night . . . ;)

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