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It's called pay for over-priced hardware and you're now an Elitist.
post #12 of 78
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Originally Posted by ChronoBodi;13308033 
so, they're essentially paying for peace of mind even if the hardware ain't up to par? maybe that makes sense, but still... the hardware could be a bit better for the price you pay for it.

I don't know about you, but I have had PCs all my life, and to say that they are build and forget machines would be the laugh of the year... Even now with my Win 7 machine, there are quirks to it. Not to say that these things don't happen on Macs, because they do, no machine is perfect. But in the end when you want to setup something like an AirPort or Apple TV... it just works. No Dell or HP bloatware with your machine. Sleek and simple. If they COULD game, I'd have one right now...
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no, i pay for bang-for-buck in the hardware, the macs don't have that, but does have customer support and peace of mind for that.
     
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Originally Posted by allthatisman;13308090 
I don't know about you, but I have had PCs all my life, and to say that they are build and forget machines would be the laugh of the year... Even now with my Win 7 machine, there are quirks to it. Not to say that these things don't happen on Macs, because they do, no machine is perfect. But in the end when you want to setup something like an AirPort or Apple TV... it just works. No Dell or HP bloatware with your machine. Sleek and simple. If they COULD game, I'd have one right now...

LOL

Seriously?

"It Just Works" you fell for the bait.

I worked as tech support at a high school where all the students were loaned MacBooks, every day basic issues were brought in, and the majority had hard drive issues, which eventually died and had to be replaced.

Please.
post #15 of 78
The apple is made out of aluminum so it cant blend
post #16 of 78
I love this thread, going to use it to prove my point in debates from now on. Had a heated debate the other day with a floor mate over PC vs Mac, he seems to love Mac for its "sleekness" and "ease of use" (swipe to show dashboard, forward and back, window select, etc.) Then again he is an art major.... LOL
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InB4Apple fanboy tags along.. tongue.gif

OP that's why I bought My Sager Laptop :]

kicks wayy more butt for 900 bucks biggrin.gif
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Thread Starter 
out of all the computers i've had (old Pentium 4 Emachine which was finally replaced by my sig rig, 5 laptops including a mac i got for graduation: old Durabook with single core, then a Thinkpad with a core 2 duo, then a macbook pro 15 inch of 2009, then a Clevo W860CU, THEN another thinkpad from school)

yes i had a mac myself, but it did have problems like, oh i don't know, it got way too hot with the aluminum shell they put on it, had to use a fan control program to cool it and then it was loud.
     
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post #19 of 78
Whats it matter if people want to spend their money how they want to spend it?

From the console business to macs, and the headphones in-between, this site is full of a bunch of close-minded elitists.
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post #20 of 78
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Originally Posted by snoogins;13308153 
Whats it matter if people want to spend their money how they want to spend it?

From the console business to macs, and the headphones in-between, this site is full of a bunch of close-minded elitists.

Because Apple fanboys rub it into the PC user's faces, when in reality they are the ones that are full of bs.

Apple products are more of a fashion statement more than anything.
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