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  • Jeremy Garchow

    July 9, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    But Apple SSD prices are down in the new refreshes and across all the Mac lines.

    The 4TB upgrade option went from $2800 to $1400 in the top spec MBP.

    It’s still a lot of money, but it’s a lot less of a lot of money.

  • Bob Zelin

    July 9, 2019 at 10:04 pm

    but when are you placing your order for the new Mac Pro ? Are you saving up your pennies ?

    Bob Zelin

    Bob Zelin
    Rescue 1, Inc.
    bobzelin@icloud.com

  • Jeremy Garchow

    July 9, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    [Bob Zelin] “Are you saving up your pennies ? “

    Only for the Pro Display stand.

  • Michael Gissing

    July 9, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    Isn’t it just the general trend for price reduction of SSDs? Tech articles from nearly a year ago talked about why SSD prices would reduce dramatically in 2019.
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/ssd-prices-drop-2019-prediction,37982.html

  • Tony West

    July 10, 2019 at 5:09 am

    Oh yes, that Pro Display stand is a must ; )

    The timing of my Blues winning that Cup couldn’t have been better. They knew how much I needed the extra work for that stand. Lets Go Blues!

  • Bernard Newnham

    July 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    I see a Samsung 4TB SSD is $692 on Amazon

    B

    Bernie

  • John Pale

    July 10, 2019 at 11:59 pm

    That’s for a standard SSD drive running at SATAIII speeds.

    Mac laptops use faster storage similar to NVME M2 chips. 4TB of that kind of storage would probably cost more than $1000.

  • Bernard Newnham

    July 11, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    Ah, I see. Sort of Lamborghini class memory. I’m sure it must come in very useful.

    Bernie

  • Tom Sefton

    July 11, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    It’s in most laptops now Bernie, just not in as large sizes or with as good read/write speeds

    Co-owner at Pollen Studio
    http://www.pollenstudio.co.uk

  • John Pale

    July 12, 2019 at 12:40 pm

    The read/write speeds they have on the specs for this flash storage are about 4 or 5 times the speed of a SSD drive. With the 4TB option, many people could edit solely on the internal storage with no need for an external drive. I don’t see any 4TB NVME chips available commercially. I wonder if Apple is using a pair of 2TB chips?

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