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Oh dear, someone feels strongly about something so frivolous. Just don't buy one if you don't want one.
Sortof, not really. I just cant comprehend how people pay that much money for iCrap.

And the replies are usually pretty funny


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Seriously $800? I just got an eyefinity setup with 3 24" monitors for $800.
Who in there right mind would equate triple monitors and a 6950 to a piece of garbage ipad? Theyre just big iphones (which i dont even consider a smartphone, its more of a toy).
    
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Having had an iPad (and sold it) and played with my friend's iPad 2, I wouldn't spend more than $400 on one. They're nice to have and play around with, but I just can't bring myself to justify the amount of money they cost.

Seriously, $800 could've gotten you a nice SB rig. Perhaps it's better to wait for Z68 though.
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He's just depressed that people find the need to throw hundreds of dollars at something that doesn't do anything better than a nice smart phone, yet people are starving all over the world and $800 could have made a difference...
Who are you to judge want someone wants and what they use they find from it? Hey, he might not have any uses, but it's his money, his life... he can do what he likes.

I don't think they have any unique uses, but I think an iPad would be fun to have. If I had the disposable income, i'd buy one just to lie on the sofa with!
post #34 of 126
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Sortof, not really. I just cant comprehend how people pay that much money for iCrap.

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Edit* QFT^
Seriously $800? I just got an eyefinity setup with 3 24" monitors for $800.
Who in there right mind would equate triple monitors and a 6950 to a piece of garbage ipad? Theyre just big iphones (which i dont even consider a smartphone, its more of a toy).
Not everyone wants 3 massive monitors, some people would prefer an iPad, not everyone is the same as you...

Anyhow, good purchase! I miss my iPad 1, I only had the 16GB wifi and it was more than enough, then again it depends on what you use it for.
    
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Seriously $800? I just got an eyefinity setup with 3 24" monitors for $800.
Who in there right mind would equate triple monitors and a 6950 to a piece of garbage ipad? Theyre just big iphones (which i dont even consider a smartphone, its more of a toy).
Ha, you paid $800 for 3 24" monitors!!?!? They're just big 15" monitors!

What a waste of money
post #36 of 126
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Haha I figured this kind of talk would get started on OCN.. It is after all a forum for overclockers and quite frankly nothing can be done to the iPad 2 in terms of overclocking. but to each their own! I love my iPad2, and I have never owned the iPad1. It's the 64gb non 3G version. If they get more in I will most likely downgrade to 16gb and then bank the extra $200. I plan on building a sandy bridge gamin rig in the future anyways... Computer parts will depreciate in value over time but the iPad2 likely won't for a while. Just my 5cents
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Ha, you paid $800 for 3 24" monitors!!?!? They're just big 15" monitors!

What a waste of money
Im sorry to call you out but thats just about the dumbest comment ive heard in my life.

It was $600 for the monitors and $200 for a 6950.

Btw, have you ever heard of resolution? Do you know what that is?
    
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I don't condemn your choice of getting an iPad, but I agree with everybody else in saying that getting the most expensive iPad was a very foolish idea. You could've been more patient and gone with one w/ less storage, and saved that leftover money for something more useful.

EDIT: Just saw your comment about its future pricing:

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Computer parts will depreciate in value over time but the iPad2 likely won't for a while. Just my 5cents
You obviously didn't see what happened to the iPad 1 as soon as the iPad 2 was announced.
    
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Was just thinking of getting an iPad 2... or a 6990... i ended up not buying anything... i want both >.> decided i'll just wait until i get my 2nd 6870 sold...

i bet you're having fun with that ipad right now huh?
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I do a lot of reading and the iPad is great for magazines and books. There was an open box iPad1 for $338 (16gb)... Might have to go back and see I'd that one's still available. Shouod cut the total cost in half.
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