“Ever wonder why there has been a massive slowdown in PC growth? Don’t blame Windows 8, blame Apple!” John C. Dvorak screams for PC Magazine.
“Apple has been the leader in tech and there is no indication that anything has changed. Dell is no leader, nor is Microsoft, Lenovo, or IBM,” Dvorak whines. “It’s Apple. And Apple went too long without showing something new, thus the desktop market slowed down.”
“So it finally rolls out what appears to be a spectacular desktop machine capable of delivering a whopping seven teraflops of processing power. This is obviously the future king of all multimedia work, especially video editing, which needs all the help it can get. I would also assume that sort of power would make any Adobe application pop. No waiting!” Dvorak yells. “The machine maxes out with 12 cores of Xeon E5 power and a souped-up RAM subsystem that will peak at 60 gigabytes per second bandwidth. It’s a total butt-kicker that has no peer today.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Shakey premise from the bloated gasbag, but positive nonetheless.
(PCs are trucks, tablets and smartphones are cars. The PC slowdown has nothing to do with Apple not showing the makers of crappy Windows PCs what to do for too long.)
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Tom” for the heads up.]
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