Re: Pretty cool...

SubjectRe: Pretty cool...
Date06/11/2013 04:48 (06/10/2013 23:48)
FollowupsAlan Baker (2m)
Sandman (8h & 22m)

On 6/10/2013 6:16 PM, Lloyd wrote:

In article <>, Alan Baker <>wrote:

Alan Baker

Up to 12 cores, Xeon E5 processors.

Four channel, DDR3 1866MHz, ECC memory (60GB/s memory bandwidth)

PCIe gen 3 at 40GB/s

Twin AMD FirePro GPUs, able to support up to 3 4K displays.

PCIe-based Flash storage at 2.5 times faster than SATA-based flash.

Up to 36 peripherals at Thunderbolt 2 speeds (6 TB2 ports allowing 6 daisy-chained devices each at 20Gb/s)

Plus 4 USB3, HDMI 1.4, gigabit ethernet, and all ports light up for easier use when you turn the machine.

And 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0

All in a 10" high by 6.5" high cylinder.

While I have no need for the power and flexibility that thing brings to the table, it sure is a looker! Thanks for posting.

If this is anything like the Cube, with connectors in the rear or even the bottom (who knows), it's just another proprietary Apple product that will disappoint. They'll ;probably sell 500 of therm and then EOL them.

Alan Baker (2m)
Sandman (8h & 22m)