Another Tuesday on the horizon. Will it be the big day? Well there is still no sign of HP Xeon E5 2600 based workstations in Europe at least in their online store (or anywhere outside the US?), same with Lenovo. Dell aren't shipping anywhere... It seems that Intel are having some problems making enough Xeon E5 2600 series CPUs to go round. Having said that Dell and HP would be using some of there quota for Servers, Apple's situation is somewhat different. Then there is GPU availability, AMD seem a bit ahead of NVidia on that. NVidia pricing may also be too high for Apples base model. The current Mac Pro uses Radeon HD 5770, which is listed at $159, the least expensive suitable NVidia offering would probably be the GTX570 for $349, quite a big difference when the add the margin. Maybe some more weeks of waiting.