Quick Question: Is the new Nehalem MP smaller than the previous gen?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by fluidedge, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. fluidedge macrumors 65816

    fluidedge

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2007
    #1
    I was looking at one in an apple store today am i'm sure they're smaller than the previous 08 i have. The guy in the shop was fairly sure they were the same size however.
     
  2. kornyboy macrumors 68000

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2004
    Location:
    Knoxville, TN (USA)
    #2
    Wirelessly posted (iPhone: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5H11 Safari/525.20)

    I pretty sure that they are the same size. I believe that Apple used the exact same case.
     
  3. grue macrumors 65816

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2003
    Location:
    Somewhere.
    #3
    Consult everymac.com for a definitive answer.
     
  4. galstaph macrumors 6502a

    galstaph

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2002
    Location:
    The Great White North Eh
  5. fluidedge thread starter macrumors 65816

    fluidedge

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2007
    #5
    no way is it the same case, handles on top are different.
     
  6. Outsider macrumors regular

    Outsider

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2002
    Location:
    North Carolina
    #6
    How so? I'm curious now.
     
  7. tMac85 macrumors 65816

    tMac85

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2007
    Location:
    in a great place
    #7
    just got 2 new ones in yesterday and they are exactly the same. they sit right next to our previous gens
     
  8. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

    Tallest Skil

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2006
    Location:
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    #8
    Nope. The case is exactly the same as older models. I can now attest to that.
     
  9. Abidubi macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2009
    Location:
    Montreal
    #9
    What? Are you on drugs? I have the 2009 MacPro sitting next to a 2004 Powermac and they are exactly the same... especially the handles. The only differences in the exterior is the layout of the ports on the front and back, the power plug being at the top instead of the bottom, 2 slots for the optical drive instead of 1, and instead of 2 medium sized openings for the fans on the back there is just 1 big one.

    Care to explain why a 2004 and 2009 would be the same, yet the 2008 would have been completely redesigned (bigger and different handles than all 20 other models)?
     
  10. UltraNEO* macrumors 601

    UltraNEO*

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2007
    Location:
    近畿日本
    #10
    Externally it's the same but open the thing up and you'll be surprised!!
    It's different, internally... :p
     
  11. fluidedge thread starter macrumors 65816

    fluidedge

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2007
    #11
    wow seriously?

    I guess so. I could have sworn they looked smaller. I guess as mine sits on the floor all day i haven't noticed. I just thought the one in the shop looked smaller in all 3 dimensions and the handles were closer to the body. I guess not.
     

Share This Page