Any Mac Pro users notice a smell?

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  1. trouphaz

    trouphaz New Member

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    One of the guys who used to work for me had a Mac Pro and we always thought it was funny that it smelled like fresh baked cookies. When I went to his desk to talk to him, I'd be sitting there smelling it. Apparently cookies have the same smell as toxic fumes.

    http://gizmodo.com/5055853/are-mac-pro-cases-toxic
     
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    smell the back of the tower. it is better than sniffing glue.
     
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    Ditto. My Mac Pro smells roughly the same as 'win'.
     
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    mine smells like skittles and rainbows
     
  7. TheWeasel

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    As the article says, Apple is aware of it but has yet to make any official statements (and won't ever likely do so knowing them).
     
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    Havent noticed it on mine. Course I'm never really within sniffing distance of the tower so :dunno:.
     
  9. trouphaz

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    yeah, i only noticed because he had it up on the desk and i'd end up standing behind it while i was talking to him.
     
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    thank god i have a MBP and will be picking up a new one once the update comes oct 14 :x:
     
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    Yeah, I noticed the smell on a new out-of-the-box Mac Pro also... it went away within a couple of weeks though
     
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    I haven't smelled anything, but I'm pretty close to being a chain smoker when I'm at the computer, so I probably wouldn't smell it anyway.
     

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