Mac vs Windows Ultimate Power of Choice! Part 7 of 7 Series!

Welcome to the last Part 7! This comparison was done on June 20th, 2022. Technology will change so in the future these comparisons will be outdated. However, this will give you a good idea of what Apple’s best has to offer compared to one of the Windows best! In this case that would be Custom Build PC which is the big surprise in the last part of this series!

Today I am going to compare Apple’s Top Dog to Windows Custom Build Top Dog! Part 7 of 7! Last of the Apple vs. Windows Series!

Apple vs Custom Build PC!

Part 7, Apple Mac Pro vs. Custom Gaming Rig Desktop Both Decked Out!

Apple Mac Pro

Mac Pro (Decked Out)

CPU: Intel Xeon W 28-Core | 2.5GHz Turbo Boost to 4.4GHz
Memory: 1.5TB (12x128GB) DDR4 ECC Memory!!!
Storage: 8 TB SSD
GPU: Two Radeon Pro W6900X 32GB of GDDR6 Memory Each with an Apple Afterburner Card for ProRes and ProRes Raw Acceleration!
Ports: Back: 8 Thunderbolt 3 ports and one HDMI port on the card with support for 4K60, 4 DisplayPort connections routed to the system to support internal Thunderbolt 3 ports (Port counts are from Two Radeon Pro W6900X Cards). Top: 2 Thunderbolt 3 Ports. One Thunderbolt goes 40GB/s and the other 10GB/s., and 3.5mm Audio Jack. You can get more with Expansion Slots 8 of them on the Mac Pro!
Total Price Tag: $48,719

Custom Gaming Rig PC Desktop

Custom Gaming Rig Windows PC Desktop (Decked Out)

CPU: TWO Intel Xeon E5–2699 v4| 22-Cores 2.2 GHz
Memory: 1 TB (16x64GB DDR4 2400MHz)
Storage: 8 TB SSD
GPU: TWO PNY RTX A600 48 GB GDDR6 (4 Display Port 1.4a)
Ports: Back: 2 Gigabyte Ethernet Ports, 2 USB-A 2.0, 4 USB-A 3.0, 5.1 Audio 3.5mm jacks and SPDIF/Digital Audio Port, 8 Display Port 1.4a, EVGA Audio Card: Line Out, Headphone, Line In, Mic In, S/PDIF Out, Intel Ethernet Expansion card 4 Gigabyte Ports! Top Side: USB-A 3.0 x4, USB-C 1 port, HD Audio Port x1.
Total Price Tag: $36,584

Parts List Below: (This price is valid on June 20th, 2022 Subject to Change!)

PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/dT2wqm

CPU: Intel Xeon E5–2699 V4 2.2 GHz 22-Core OEM/Tray Processor ($1200.00 @ Amazon)
CPU: Intel Xeon E5–2699 V4 2.2 GHz 22-Core OEM/Tray Processor ($1200.00 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H110i GT 113 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($659.98 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H110i GT 113 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($659.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Supermicro MBD-X10DAX EATX Dual-CPU LGA2011–3 Motherboard ($865.25 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial 64 GB (1 x 64 GB) Registered DDR4–2400 CL17 Memory ($1277.77 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 870 QVO 8 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($749.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: PNY RTX A6000 48 GB Video Card ($4605.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: PNY RTX A6000 48 GB Video Card ($4605.00 @ Amazon)
Case: Thermaltake Level 20 ATX Full Tower Case ($999.99 @ Newegg Sellers)
Power Supply: Super Flower Leadex 2000 W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit ($136.57 @ Amazon)
Sound Card: EVGA NU 24-bit 192 kHz Sound Card
Wired Network Adapter: Intel E1G44ET2BLK 4 x Gigabit Ethernet PCIe x4 Network Adapter ($350.00 @ Amazon)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link Archer TX50E 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax PCIe x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua A12x15 PWM 55.44 CFM 120 mm Fan ($21.95 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua A20 PWM chromax.black.swap 86.46 CFM 200 mm Fan ($36.95 @ Amazon)
Total: $36583.98
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2022–06–20 11:06 EDT-0400

Winner?

CPU:

CPU Benchmark Results: CPU Mark Rating: Winner: Intel Xeon W 28-Core!
CPU Benchmark Results: CPU Single Thread Rating: Winner: Intel Xeon W 28-Core!
Intel Xeon W-28 Core has destroyed the Intel Xeon E5–2699 v4!! But, Custom Build wins! What!!! Yeah, you heard right! Custom Build wins cause even if the Intel Xeon W 28 core wins it can never come close to TWO Intel Xeon E5–2699 v4!
Winner: Custom Build with TWO Intel Xeon E5–2699 v4! TWO Brain is always better than ONE!

Memory:

In my humble opinion, Mac Pro wins because it has the option of 1.5TB of Memory!!! My Custom build only goes up to 1TB Memory but there is a loophole! I found out my motherboard can handle up to 2TB of Memory so that means it will crush the Mac Pro by 500GB more RAM power! Sadly I couldn’t find the RAM to do that. So, if I can find it that means I can’t build it and if I can’t build it mind as well it doesn’t exist for the sake of testing! So, Apple Mac Pro Wins!
Winner: Apple Mac Pro with an unbelievable 1.5TB of RAM Memory! Who darn nation will need that much RAM!!! My mind has just exploded!

Storage:

Both can go up to 8TB SSD! Both can be upgraded to handle more! But, what do you think? Please, leave comments below if you would like.
Winner: Tie!

GPU:

In my humble opinion, the NVIDIA RTX A6000 destroys the AMD Radeon Pro W6900X. If you see the test results from GPU User Benchmarks it just crushed it no doubt about it! Plus I have two of the A6000 pit against the W6900X. Yeah, Mac Pro is toast! But, what do you think? Please, leave comments below if you would like. Even with the Apple Afterburner that only applies to Apple ProRes so yeah not going to help a lot when it comes to GPU for real-world appliances.
Winner: Hands Down Custom Build PC!

Ports:

This one for me is a tie! Both computers can add an insane amount of ports! Mac Pro is the only Apple Computer that is somewhat modular and parts can be added!
Winner: Tie!!!

Price:

Here I am going to make a personal decision! Is it worth paying $12,135 more than the Custom Build PC and getting the Apple Mac Pro?

NO: It is NOT worth paying $12,135 more for Apple Mac Pro because I just created a Mac Pro destroyer! Yeah, and the best news is I have the price tag at $12,135 cheaper! That is a whopping amount of cash saved and you still have a stronger computer! I know you are welcome! To be honest any Custom Build computer is going to destroy Apple computers. This is because you are putting the best of the best parts into your build! But I am sure Apple is going to blow our minds and come up with an Apple Silicon Chip that no Custom Rig building can touch in the future. But for now we Custom Builders win every time baby! But, what do you think? Please, leave comments below if you would like. Also, let me know in the comments below if you would like to make this Mac Pro Destroyer and if you can afford it cause I want to know what you do for a living so I can make that kind of cash too LOL! 😂

Conclusion!

The ultimate choice is up to you! What will you choose my friend?

Thank you for reading this Apple vs. Windows Series! It has come to an end but I will try to make more of these type of series writing in the future!

Thanks for your time in reading this content today!

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