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Some people will never understand that there is way more to computers than just specs.
Way more important and practical than the things you need in order to get things done.
    
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This thread again? Ugh, ignorant, ignorant fanboys.
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This thread again? Ugh, ignorant, ignorant fanboys.
yup, we're doing it AGAIN!
     
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This thread again? Ugh, ignorant, ignorant fanboys.
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Originally Posted by GlockZoR IV View Post
That Asus Laptop is fat and ugly and the mac is sexy and sexy, your not paying for hardware with a mac, your paying for the club and badge, its like, people lay £70K for a top of the line BMW M5, but you can pay £30K less for a Monaro, and still go just as fast, but youd drool over the M5 all day long, yet youd think meh to the monaro.
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OT - I would pick the Asus any day; I don't believe in shelling out hard-earned cash on bling
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post #56 of 78
Macbooks... overpriced as they are, I like them. If you have the money then why not?

Now if someone wanted to do some hardcore portable gaming I might say hey listen...
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Now if someone wanted to do some hardcore portable gaming I might say hey listen...
I make it happen. Not the same as using a gaming laptop but as long as I get my TF2 then I'm good.
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lol I laugh every time I see a thread like this. I revived an old Macbook Pro from 08 and even though I have SL on it I only use Win 7 64 bit on it. Never really found a reason to run OSX.
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post #59 of 78
You're comparing two laptops which have different purposes. The ASUS is very thick, weighs 7.5 pounds and will have much poorer battery life.
It would be far better to compare this laptop to a 15" or 17" MacBook Pro, or find another comparison for the 13" MacBook Pro.

Out of curiosity, the laptop says it's re-certified... would I be right in guessing that its pre-owned?
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post #60 of 78
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You're comparing two laptops which have different purposes. The ASUS is very thick, weighs 7.5 pounds and will have much poorer battery life.
It would be far better to compare this laptop to a 15" or 17" MacBook Pro, or find another comparison for the 13" MacBook Pro.

Out of curiosity, the laptop says it's re-certified... would I be right in guessing that its pre-owned?
It's easy to have better battery life when the hardware isn't as powerful. That's like comparing a Mustang to a Focus and saying the Focus gets better mileage. No ^%$&; it doesn't have a V8 either. And I'm sure a 13 inch screen does consume less juice, but it's still a 13 inch screen. And correct me if I'm wrong, but i7>i5.

Besides, the point of comparing that size Macbook Pro was because the price was comparable. If he has to downgrade from a 17 inch model to do that, then you've proven the point yourself that the value can't compare.
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