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My workstation 'vision' is going to be for recording in my studio, it will replace 'verve'. I was also thinking of getting 'victory' but I would rather get this Mac Pro. I have other computers.


Gonna get the base-level 1TB drive that it comes with for system drive.

Gonna put 2x 22TB drives into a RAID1 for archiving videos.

Gonna use 1x 16TB drive in USB enclosure for Time Machine backups.


This thing comes with 2x 10Gbps Ethernet. Gonna put one on RED and one on ORANGE.


Gonna get Final Cut Pro for video editing and Logic Pro just for fun.

Gonna install VMWare Fusion for VM support. Will use for my electronics VM (Debian) and maybe a Windows VM too (for use in videos)?


These are the parts I'm planning to get.

Supplier Manufacturer Component Warranty Price Qty Type Total Notes Ordered Arrived
Apple Apple Mac Pro $17,507.98 1 Mac Pro $17,507.98
Amazon Inateck Inateck PCIe to USB 3.2 Gen 2 Card with 20 Gbps Bandwidth, 3 USB Type-A and 2 USB Type-C Ports, RedComets U21 $62.99 2 PCIe USB $125.98
Amazon SONNETTECH Fusion Flex J3i $424.26 1 HDD cage $424.26
Amazon Western Digital Western Digital 22TB WD Red Pro NAS Internal Hard Drive HDD - 7200 RPM, SATA 6 Gb/s, CMR, 512 MB Cache, 3.5" - WD221KFGX $701.37 2 22TB HDD $1,402.74
Amazon ORICO ORICO 3.5" External Hard Drive Enclosure SATA III to USB3.1 Type C for HDD Tool-Free Installation Supports UASP and 16TB Drives - Black $31.99 1 HDD Enclosure $31.99
Amazon Western Digital Western Digital 16TB WD Red Pro NAS Internal Hard Drive HDD - 7200 RPM, SATA 6 Gb/s, CMR, 256 MB Cache, 3.5" - WD161KFGX $534.37 1 16TB HDD $534.37 Time Machine backup disk
eBay PowerShield PowerShield Defender 2000VA UPS $459.00 1 UPS $459.00
Total: $

Mac Pro

  • Apple M2 Ultra with 24-core CPU, 76-core GPU and 32-core Neural Engine
  • 192GB unified memory
  • 2TB of SSD storage
  • Stainless steel frame with feet
  • Magic Mouse + Magic Trackpad
  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad — US English
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Logic Pro