4 days off (woooo!) -- Weekend poject: After looking through new & used Apple desktop options, I've decided to stick with my 2008 Mac Pro for as long as I can. Going to run the High Sierra Patcher on my bot drive & see if I can update this thing from El Capitan so I can run the newest Logic & Adobe stuff. I figure I'll buy a couple years if it works. Step 1: Procure a suitable but affordable USB drive. Looks like I'm going shopping tomorrow with the masses.
Recycling sounds great. Shopping tomorrow sounds scary
@generica Yeah, Best buy is probably my option, here. I figure if I bee-line my target get it get out, it won't be the end of the world. I want to do this early so I have the weekend to restore if it fails. Making several various different backups now.
It'll be ok. The black friday hype isn't as great this year somehow. Sounds like a good project for a long weekend. My son has a 5 year old mac book pro that is still going strong.
@generica This machine still has lots of Oomph. 8 cpus & 22 gig of RAM - it's gotten left behind by Apple for no real good reason. I have a 2102 non-retina MBP that also chugging along quite nicely. I replaced the DVD drive with an SSD & it's great.