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Lol the people that buy these fail for many reasons.

1.) They will never use a 6970m for gaming with a mac! Mac's hardly support any games.

2.) Sandy Bridge came out a while ago. It is not a new technology like apple says it is!

3.) On apple's website, they have benchmarks of games with the sandy bridge and 6970m vs the previous gen. The games that they have are Portal and COD4. Like those are the only games you ever need to play with a Mac.

4.) They make it sound like Turbo Boost is the latest and greatest thing ever. No.

Fail. Marketing scheem.
    
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but you look super cool and popular using one.
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My work is apple-centric so we'll probably order a few 27 and 24's, anyone who works for this company also gets enterprise pricing too ftw
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Lol the people that buy these fail for many reasons.

1.) They will never use a 6970m for gaming with a mac! Mac's hardly support any games.

2.) Sandy Bridge came out a while ago. It is not a new technology like apple says it is!

3.) On apple's website, they have benchmarks of games with the sandy bridge and 6970m vs the previous gen. The games that they have are Portal and COD4. Like those are the only games you ever need to play with a Mac.

4.) They make it sound like Turbo Boost is the latest and greatest thing ever. No.

Fail. Marketing scheem.
Read my post. Now eat your words.
    
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Read my post. Now eat your words.
I'd rather not. You post was not relevent to my post.
    
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I'd rather not. You post was not relevent to my post.
You said the people that were buying these are morons. I just proved you wrong mentioning the hardware this has. You disregard and attempt to disrupt attention from that fact. That alone means you're wrong.
    
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1.) They will never use a 6970m for gaming with a mac! Mac's hardly support any games.
What? There are quite a few games for OS X, including Steam's offerings of course, and that will only grow.

However, Mac gamers usually just dual boot Windows. I do, I'll be playing Crysis 2 on my new iMac soon enough
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I was about to flip out, my MacBook Pro just shipped lmao, but its an iMac, so I don't care.

@Willanhanyard
http://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-Rad...M.43958.0.html

Run Boot Camp on Mac, play games, ??, Profit.
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You said the people that were buying these are morons. I just proved you wrong mentioning the hardware this has. You disregard and attempt to disrupt attention from that fact. That alone means you're wrong.
You're talking about the hardware. He's talking about their marketing. Unless I missed the memo, hardware and marketing are not the same thing.
    
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You said the people that were buying these are morons. I just proved you wrong mentioning the hardware this has. You disregard and attempt to disrupt attention from that fact. That alone means you're wrong.
You were talking about price/performance. I wasn't.

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@Willanhanyard
Run Boot Camp on Mac, play games, ??, Profit.
Yeah, but no regular Mac user will do that. They will be scared that their hard drive will blow up and get viruses from Windows (oh no's!)
    
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