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Old 2nd April 2009
Gear Maniac
Mac Pro's

So. I'm still not convinced. I think 3k is a reasonable number for me to spend on a Mac Pro.

So I ask

For audio/plugins/vst music production

2.6 ghz quad
2.2 ghz 8core

Grateful for all knowledgeable responses!
Old 2nd April 2009
i own a 2.8 8-core and it's great!

it's been pretty solid so far and that's still with about 30-40 tracks with plenty of plugins as well as MIDI instruments.

i'd say go for it, especially if you're using Logic. it seems stable so far (touch wood!!!)
Old 10th April 2009
Gear Maniac
Well, I decided to go with the older 8 core 2.8ghz mac pro (harpertown). I will post up my verdict after a few weeks of testing. Man, what pain in my arse it's been figuring out which box to get. I hope I made the right [email protected]!
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