iFixit praises repairability of Mac Pro in its teardown – 9 out of 10

17 December 2019
The Mac Pro has among the highest repairability score of any Apple product.

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  • stobs

geek-a-contra, 24 Dec 2019it's not only about ram, is mostly about the processor. for... moredefinitely a different world.
from your comment i thought you already had the processor pat and the ram was the issue.
either way, point still remains valid - custom builds are still far better value for money than this.
still its your money and your choice.
this is only for people who can't spare the time for custom builds but have enough money to not care.

stobs, 22 Dec 2019just get something with ecc ram. still doesn't make sense t... moreit's not only about ram, is mostly about the processor. for instance xeon's have inbuilt autocorrection procedures the i's and ryzen's series are missing. for everyday calculation i use an 1.2k euros / 15.4" / i9 / 32g ram / 4g video ram pc but for the fancy apps..... sorry, different world, different story...

  • stobs

geek-a-contra, 18 Dec 2019certainly is a pc, but not one to play supermario or watchi... morejust get something with ecc ram. still doesn't make sense to get this one.
or run it on a cloud pc. still cheaper and works out better.

  • stobs

AnonD-804996, 19 Dec 2019You don't know what's the purpose of expensive workstations... morewe do. so what's a mac doing in this segment? its like what a buddy of mine said. people get a macbook to go on facebook.

Adul Al Salami Kebab, 18 Dec 2019No Ryzen? But Intel is insecure! ;-; OFC, Apple is bound by contract with Intel, just like how they're bound with Nvidia before.

Lol, a Desktop got 9 score. Is that a news?

  • Anonymous

eed, 18 Dec 2019made by foxcon nit by apple never made Ny priduct thel see ... morePlaystation 3&4, Wii U, Xbox, blackberry, acer, HP, Dell, Kindle, Sony, toshiba, Microsoft, etc etc all their products are manufactured by Foxconn too. Its common practice in business called OEM. Most of your electronic device around you are probably manufactured from Foxconn too. Try expand your knowledge first

  • AnonD-889996

AnonD-804996, 19 Dec 2019Coz it doesn't Fking matter. It's a productivity system, pe... more3/4 of people here includes you

  • AnonD-804996

AnonD-889996, 19 Dec 2019You are one of people who just read spec sheet without know... moreCoz it doesn't Fking matter. It's a productivity system, people pay for performance and reliability, not for being best bang for buck. 3/4 of people here doesn't have a single clue what term "workstation" means...

  • AnonD-804996

hmm, 18 Dec 2019What is premium hardware ? Have apple sticker on a product ... morePremium, in terms of graphic card that's meant for heavy compute workloads and you can't even buy it off the shelf, ECC RAM, SSD drives with reliability beyond what you can buy for consumer system etc. Premium as in meant for making money at absolute reliability where cost is usually the last thing you care about. Not as in having a certain branding.

  • AnonD-804996

hmm, 18 Dec 2019And what stability issues your on about ? Only stability is... moreYou don't know what's the purpose of expensive workstations, do you?

  • AnonD-889996

Kurosava, 18 Dec 2019Actually not true at all. You can buy any of the non-custom... moreEven a big fan of Mac would install Hackintosh on their powerful but cheaper PC, or buy iMac if they want complete package.

  • AnonD-889996

AnonD-804996, 18 Dec 2019Apple tax or not, this is productivity system with premium ... moreYou are one of people who just read spec sheet without knowledge of pricing.

  • hmm

AnonD-804996, 18 Dec 2019Apple tax or not, this is productivity system with premium ... moreAnd what stability issues your on about ? Only stability issue is the Filter between screen and the seat. I have owned home PC since 286 and from P4 i have build all my home PC's and never i have any stability issues or any issues. I dont even format C: my PC if i have a problem that most likely i have caused.

  • hmm

AnonD-804996, 18 Dec 2019Apple tax or not, this is productivity system with premium ... moreWhat is premium hardware ? Have apple sticker on a product makes it somehow a premium hardware ? You can get high end top of the line every part in a PC build that tops the Mac Pro in everything for 1/3 of the price. And why isnt top of the line high end hardware premium if they dont have apple sticker on them ? It's like Apple hand build everything, even SSD drives they somehow hand build it as it's more premium

I call this iFixit rating BS ... the T2 will kill any upgrade/repair paths.

9/10 for easy access, NOT repairability!!!

  • hassan

geek-a-contra, 18 Dec 2019certainly is a pc, but not one to play supermario or watchi... morethat is before
now you can run windows for a year without failure message
i never have it and my laptop is 2 years old

AnonD-804996, 18 Dec 2019Apple tax or not, this is productivity system with premium ... moreJust to point out that a 32 cores with 64 threads processor @3.4GHz boost to 4.5 is now a consumer processors that only cost 2000€, and that's 4 more core (8 more thread) and 1 more GHz per core than the max config for this MAC (and costs 6000€ less). So the number of core is not really the matter here.
It's true that a workstation will be at least 3 times more expensive than a personal computer, even with Windows and a lot of daily crashes for my CAD work xD

AnonD-628531, 18 Dec 2019It's a PC is it not.... certainly is a pc, but not one to play supermario or watching movies downloaded from torrents...

it is a tool for professionals. do you know what means to run a fea and get a system failure message after +48h (at 100eur/h charge...) running time? or get an erroneous final result, because some stupid memory ram switched a few bits here and there, for a 100k euros product?....

  • NoName

Adul Al Salami Kebab, 18 Dec 2019No Ryzen? But Intel is insecure! ;-; insecure... like emotionally? or physically? because, anything that's been around long enough, or has most people using it around the world.. it would capture the attention of hackers and as no system is perfect, hackers would find vulnerabilities on it. how long has Ryzen been out? ahaha TBH, Im sure once the architecture has existed long enough, they would be finding exploits and security holes on it too. and this happens to anything, the originally, 'unhackable' PS3 now has an exploit and thus proves my point