Apple Mac Tax investigated: two Mac Pro systems vs PC

Posted on Thursday, Apr 23 2009 @ 05:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Theo Valich from Bright Side of News is building a new system for Adobe Creative Suite 4 Master Collection and compared the price difference of a Mac Pro from Apple and a PC configured with very similar specifications. We all know Macs carry a hefty price tag, but this case points out it can be very extreme.

The first PC system Valich configured cost $2,262.85, which is a shocking $1,665.15 cheaper than its Mac counterpart. The second PC system is the King of Adobe CS4 Mountain, it costs $3,944.33 while its Mac counterpart is priced at $6,927! You can check it out over here.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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