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Old 08-18-2013, 06:31 AM
DJ Hellfire DJ Hellfire is offline
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Default Is a used 2008/9 Mac Pro Quad Core a good investment?

Hey guys, I'm trying to eventually make the complete switch to Mac slowly. I started with a MacBook Pro to replace my laptop a couple years ago. Got an iMac to replaces my family computer earlier this year. Now I want to move forward with the studio rig to complete the switch. The thing is I need the desktop configuration so I can add all my internal drives and connectivity and such, so I wanna go with a Mac pro, which is big money!

So, compared to my PC build in my sig, would a used 2008/2009 Mac Pro Quad Core be a good investment? They are going for $700-1000. What you guys think?

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