ProMagix HD80 vs Apple’s Mac Pro

The choice is between Pepsi and Coke. Neither Edison nor Tesla. Superman or Batman. Among the great rivalries of our modern age, Macs and PCs are undoubtedly the greatest. When we redesignd the ProMagix HD80, one goal was to remove Apple loyalists from their long-standing addiction to a single brand with nothing less then stellar results on every end of the spectrum. After all, there are many persuasive pros – because let’s face it – we did a phenomenal job here. Here are only some of the wonderful things that make the ProMagix HD80 such an absolutely unbeatable deal for any serious power user out there who demands uncompromising performance

Support – Believe it or not, Macintosh computers such as the Mac Pro, come standard with only ninety days of complimentary phone support. Yes, just ninety days for free. Additional packages can be purchased to extend that window – but why should you have to do that? We believe that phone support should be included for life and given freely when purchasing one of our products. Something Apple cannot offer.

Value – Comparing these two similar computers shows that the HD80 is cheaper because it has a lower price. Take a look at this comparison chart showing two popular configurations of these computers, which show how much cheaper it will be to buy an HD80 instead of buying a Mac Pro which costs over $2,000 more.


Mac Pro – Quad Core
ProMagix HD80 – CustomMac Pro – Hexa CoreProMagix HD80 – Custom
Processor3.7 GHz Quad Core3.7 GHz Quad Core3.5 GHz 6-Core3.4/3.9GHz 6-Core
Memory16GB DDR316GB DDR332GB DDR332GB DDR3
Storage256GB SSD256GB SSD512GB SSD512GB SSD
GraphicsDual AMD FirePro D300AMD FirePro W5000Dual AMD FirePro D500AMD FirePro W7000
Power Supply450Watt600Watt450W600Watt
Operating SystemOS X MavericksWindows 7 ProOS X MavericksWindows 7 Pro
Price$2,999.00$2,474.00$4,699.00$3,794.00

Upgradeability – Apple took some bold design goals with their Mac Pro, favoring style rather than upgrading possibilities. This means that only proprietary components can be used, which leads to shorter lifespans and less upgradeability.

All Velocity Micro PCs are easy to upgrade because they’re assembled with off-the-shelf components and connected neatly, which makes them easier than ever to tweak. If you’re intimidated by the idea of tinkering inside your machine, we’ll take care of it for you—so you don’t have to worry about it at all. Need some more info on the ProMagix HD80?

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