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That is awesome, I might just sell my car now so I can have that set up, haha.
Or buy a 6970 desktop version for your comp and go eyefinity?
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the thing that pisses me off the most is that in the UK it will be priced at £1,199
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Now give me a matte screen.
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Just out of curiosity, has anyone ever benchmarked games on a pc vs. a mac? I'm interested in the performance differences.
    
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Or buy a 6970 desktop version for your comp and go eyefinity?
Thunderbolt actually supports daisy chaining monitors so you can connect 3 with just one port. The monitors would have to support it too though.


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Just out of curiosity, has anyone ever benchmarked games on a pc vs. a mac? I'm interested in the performance differences.
Do you mean, games on Windows with DirectX and OSX with OpenGL? Or installing Windows onto a Mac? It's the same hardware just different software.
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Or buy a 6970 desktop version for your comp and go eyefinity?
But than I wouldn't have OS X...
    
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**** you


bought my imac 2 weeks ago !
can you return it maybe?? that new 27" is awesome!!
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But than I wouldn't have OS X...
You can use hackintosh drivers to get it to work. How do you think people who don't buy the Mac specific models of video cards get their cards to work? I'd recommend upgrading to SB though, not just for performance, but easier compatibility.
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I like working with the Terminal. I also like MAMP, and the fact Ruby is already installed. Don't know why, but for some reason it's always easier for me to set up everything I need to be able to code on a Mac.

It's like having some of the benefits of using Linux, but it has a really nice GUI on top of it, and actually has Adobe programs and Silverlight (Netflix). Most people here are probably going to disagree with this though.

If I had the money, I'd Probably pick one of these new iMacs. Although if I had that much money, might as well go all the way and get a Mac Pro.

EDIT: Just realized the 27" will have two Thunderbolt ports, does that mean the iMac will support triple monitors?
Yes, I believe it can support one monitor per port.

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Just out of curiosity, has anyone ever benchmarked games on a pc vs. a mac? I'm interested in the performance differences.
Hardware's hardware. If both machines are running Windows with the same specs they'll be practically identical. If you're talking about OS X vs Windows with the same specs, yes it's been done and Windows wins.
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It is too late, got screwed by conman jobs
then maybe it's your fault for not doing any research b4 dropping the cash.
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