View Full Version : Xstation Rumors

05-05-2003, 08:37 AM
I have read in french web site Mac Bidouille:
"Two new products are being developed by Apple :
- The Xstation is a highly professional super computer with up to 64 processors (mini. 4). It will be equiped with the latest GPU and support a high quantity of memory. Price between 10000 and 75000$ (maybe more).The Xstation will aim people using some big apps as Maya and other CAD and high resolution video softwares."

Source: http://www.macbidouille.com/niouzcontenu.php?date=2003-05-05#5434

I hope this killer machine will really exist!

05-05-2003, 01:34 PM
Another intererrested rumors on PPC 970 Benches on Mac Bidouille

"[Photoshop : PPC 970 mono 1.4 is 87% faster than a Dual 1.42 GHz
Final Cut Pro : PPC 970 mono 1.4 is 112% faster than a Dual 1.42 GHz
Alias|Wavefront Maya Render : PPC 970 mono 1.4 is 254% faster than a Dual 1.42 GHz]"

The complete content:

I hope this rumors will be confirmed.

05-05-2003, 09:36 PM
Whoa!:eek: Now THAT'S a MAC! Obviously not aimed at "prosumers" like me! :(


05-06-2003, 01:06 AM
As you know how most rumors end up, they are like a concentrated Tang drink while the actual facts are a more watered down version.

Funny thing is, even the watered down version of this news is exciting!!!