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System shootout $10k workstation mac vs windows vs linux

27 May, 2008 (17:10) | mac

Look a cheaper better workstation from a linux or windows machine vs a sorry mac pro. Funny what happens when you compare the same gear to the same gear. This is on 5/27/08. I added a page bitching about systemshootouts.org while coming up with this short list of the important stuff and leaving out the BS fluff that he adds.

OS

mac

windows (dell t5400)

red hat/ubuntu (dell t5400)

price

$10,547

$9,802

$9,802

proc

2*3.2GHZ quad core

2*3.2GHZ quad core

2*3.2GHZ quad core

RAM

2GB

8GB

8GB

RAID

mac raid pro

perc 6

perc 6

HD

2*300GB SAS 15k rpm

2*300GB SAS 15k rpm

2*300GB SAS 15k rpm

Video

Quadro FX 5600 1.5GB

Quadro FX 5600 1.5GB

Quadro FX 5600 1.5GB

display

20″ cinema display

20 Dell digital

20″ dell digital

cd

dvd dual layer burner

dvd dual layer burner

dvd dual layer burner

mouse

3ish button mouse

5 button optical

5 button optical

warranty

applecare 3 year

dell 3 year

dell 3 year

 

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