AnandTech Mac Pro Review Apple pushes its…

AnandTech Mac Pro Review

“Apple pushes its partners and suppliers to meet aggressive schedules with the rest of its products, I would hope that its flagship Mac eventually gets the same treatment. Given how hard Apple pushed Intel to improve the performance of its integrated graphics, I hope Apple can do the same to fix Intel’s workstation roadmap.”

That’s going to leave a mark, because it’s so damn true.

How are the rest of the desktop folks are going to respond to the Mac Pro? Let’s assume for a minute that it’s a sufficient commercial success that Apple keeps refreshing it. How long is it going to take for the CPU and GPU folks to get together on a shared heat sink design? If the BTX case and USB 3’s response to the Lighting connector are any indication, years…

Years…

In an industry supposedly dominated by quick innovation.

AMD is in the best position to drive this, seeing as they’re in both the CPU and GPU camp. The question is do they care?

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