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Originally Posted by Calipso View Post
"Friend's" girlfriend is making him pick an Apple laptop? You are a chump. Erm "he" is a chump.
Reported for trolling.

Also, a girlfriend wanting an Apple would probably put a damper in our relationship, as it would tell me everything I need about her (shallow, sheep-mentality, etc.)

Also, the 320M looks "ok" to play on. The article linked to stated it was similar to the 9600GSO, which is fine for playing games at up to 1600x900 at good frames.

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Originally Posted by james_ant View Post
lol what no its not, may be against this forums TOS and the TOS of apple but its definitely not illegal.

I'm still not convinced this is not a troll thread. Tell your friend to stop being a chump.
I think I'll go ahead with the laptop I linked to. Good enough to play games on, "stylish", and fits within the budget criteria with a great deal of money saved.

Thanks guys!
Edited by floatingDivs - 5/1/11 at 8:38am
post #22 of 79
I agree with everyone about going the HP envy route, Build is very similar to the MB and has a wider array of available gfx cards. I picked up a clearance one from staples a while back for about 800 bucks. Came with an i5 and iirc an HD 6475 or something

editL Looking at HPs website it looks like it may have been a 5650 but I did play several games on it at decent to good framerates
Edited by selectstriker2 - 5/1/11 at 8:40am
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The HP Envy is out since it it's using old hardware. The MBP 15 actually outclasses a lot of other laptops. 5.6 lbs, great aesthetics, a powerful 6750m GPU, Sandy Bridge, and a high res screen. Only issue is, this all comes at a pretty high price ($2k).
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Originally Posted by james_ant View Post
lol what no its not, may be against this forums TOS and the TOS of apple but its definitely not illegal.

I'm still not convinced this is not a troll thread. Tell your friend to stop being a chump.
Actually, It's in the EULA for MAC osX, you cannot install the OS on anything other than BRANDED apple products legally.
OP, if your friends girlfriend wants an Apple craptop so much, she should be paying for it, seeing as it's not her money she should pipe down. Have your friend get something HE wants, after all it's his money.
post #25 of 79
He should really just give his girlfriend $1500 to buy a Macbook and spend the rest on an Xbox or something.
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Sounds like your friend needs to take back the pants in this relationship or find a new girlfriend.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220957

Also spend 200$ on a diamond necklace with silver.

Installation Methods:
1.) Hang the necklace hang over the front anodized rubber cover. <- Stylish
2.) Give it to the girlfriend.

Either way will shut her up for a minute.

Either way, he gets a real laptop thats four times faster than Mac, in every department, and she will stopping nagging him for that one minute. Everybody wins.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RagingCain View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220957

Also spend 200$ on a diamond necklace with silver.

Installation Methods:
1.) Hang the necklace hang over the front anodized rubber cover. <- Stylish
2.) Give it to the girlfriend.

Either way will shut her up for a minute.

Either way, he gets a real laptop thats four times faster than Mac, in every department, and she will stopping nagging him for that one minute. Everybody wins.
I can't understand why people suggest these monster laptops.
Have you taken a close look at that thing? 17.3 inches, 8 pounds. Do you really thing anyone would want to carry that around?
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post #29 of 79
Get an Asus G73, sexy and does well in the gaming department.
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post #30 of 79
i honestly feel sorry for your friend, sounds like he is stuck in a tight situation with an ignorant girl.

You cant play games commonly on a mac, it just cant be done =/

and a laptop none the less.

good luck to you and your buddy. I hope the 1,500$ (ish) isnt TOO much of a hurt to his wallet.
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