If both prices seem expensive then remember that was in 1990. Adjusted for inflation, the approximate equivalent cost of a IIfx today would be $17,960.21. The IIfx did come in various configurations that all added power and price, but then so does today’s Mac Pro. Just for the very broadest price comparison, the latest Mac Pro launched in 2013 with the base model at $2,999 so a time-traveller with a check book would have a choice between one IIfx then and nearly six Mac Pros now. Despite that, in 1990 there probably wasn’t a single magazine production desk that didn’t switch to the IIfx at the first chance.
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