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Mac's are overpriced gimmicks.
 

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ive never used a mac, so genrarly i cant say anything about them.
 

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ive never used a mac, so genrarly i cant say anything about them.
You don't have to use one to know that they are way overpriced. Just go to the store and see what you get compared to what you can get for the same price in a PC.
 

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Mac are nice. They have the upper hand on some graphic applications (but their lead on that front has dimiished to nil in recent years). But Mac are one thing....over priced.

You can get a 1Tb drive on a PC for $99. A Mac TB drive (same part, same serial number) will run you $279 more. Why? Becuase a Macintosh "Genius" has checked it over and deemed it compatible with you precious Mac.

There is a reason the PC is dominating the Market. They are Dominating the upper end AND lower end.

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Any Notebook PC over $850 will match a Macbook Air ($1,999 to 3,000 with SSD).

Mac are for people how don't know about Computers.
 

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Fail poll is fail. It should be Windows vs OSX.

Whether or not its a mac or PC doesn't affect which OS said computer is running. I've got both installed in dual boot. I don't own a Mac.
 

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Is this even a contest? I've installed OSX on my PC (Hackintosh) and it annoyed the hell out of me, and as others have mentioned - to actually buy the hardware it's double the price of whatever PCs cost.

Everything the Macs used to be better at are equally good on PC now.
 

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Yep. Photoshop CS4 being Vista preferred proves that.
Actually, a little interesting tidbit:
Photoshop CS4 64-bit in Windows, only 32-bit in OS X

by Mat Lu on Apr 3rd 2008 at 8:00AM
Right after announcing the release of 64-bit support in the Lightroom 2 beta, Photoshop Senior Project Manager John Nack dropped a little bombshell on his blog, announcing that the next version of Photoshop (CS4) will be available in both 32- and 64-bit versions for Windows, but only a 32-bit version for OS X. The reason: Photoshop on OS X is written with the Carbon API. Last June Apple decided to kill 64-bit Carbon, forcing all future 64-bit application development on the Mac to Cocoa. Adobe had originally planned to ship a 64-bit CS4 as a Carbon app and port to Cocoa for CS5, but now the 64-bit version will have to wait for the CS5 Cocoa build.

The (relative) good news is that this will primarily affect users working on "very large files on a suitably equipped machine." The average speed bump "due to running in 64-bit mode is around 8-12%" when not "using a large data set." The bad news is that it is precisely those professional users who buy Mac Pros maxed out on RAM that will likely get penalized. It'll be a sad day when the Photoshop jockeys have to run in Boot Camp to get the most out of their Mac Pros.
 

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You don't have to use one to know that they are way overpriced. Just go to the store and see what you get compared to what you can get for the same price in a PC.
but how can i tell if its worth the money if i havent tried one.
 

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the cost effectiveness and versatility of a PC will always win me over. Macs are ok, just far too costly and I've never been a fan of their style or designs. And that little runt in those "I'm a Mac" is just another reason why I won't own a Mac (I refuse to be associated with berks like him).
 
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