http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APP...1334003/wo/C46HqXNNj79H3ldfiC02xrEwo8w/2.?p=0 vs. http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?c=us&cs=555&l=en&oc=MLB163&s=biz The configuration goes for about $4515 And add to the fact you get a lame nvs quadro, and do not have the luxury of having OSX, and windows as well if you choose. How does Apple get such a better deal on Intel chipsets? The mac pro is going to always be 2x as fast or more than the fastest commercial desktops. I love my Mac Pro and hope to get the new mac pro v.2 soon Share your thoughts on this!