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Look closer.
He is right, look to the high right.
    
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That has to be the strangest looking motherboard form factor/shape I've ever seen.
It is actually quite standard for 90% of the laptop market. Not exactly the same, but similar designs for sure.
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You can hate all you want, but all of the Mac's that I have owned have been the nicest machines to use. Yes, as a hardware enthusiast they usually dont have the top spec for the time/money, but they do use quality components and have great designs for their products.

I have had several MacBook Pro's now since 2005 and have loved each one of them. Its hard to deny that it is the nicest looking/feeling laptop out there today. Its not about the specs inside (even tho they are pretty good by todays standards).

With the release of this iMac, heres to hoping the next MBP gets some high end Ivy Bridge lovin.
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You're comparing a desktop to a laptop?
LOLWUT?
No... I'm just saying that across their entire line since they've introduced the aluminum bodies, there's less and less parts that make them up. I guess I forgot to mention that I was talking about a "for instance" like my aluminum MacBook. Apples are very easy to repair (anything newer than 2008 anyways, as the older MBP are not as much) although the parts can be expensive as you're required to order them in one piece, like the screens for the laptops.

The newer iMacs are possibly one of the easiest all-in-ones to repair cause all you have to do is take off the glass and screen and you have access to everything. Some of the other all-in-ones I don't even want to work with cause 1/2 the time I don't even know how to open the dang things. Guess that's why I'm glad I work with desktop PCs more than anything.

I've been happy with my MacBook since I got it back in March of 09, runs great, but with it being a 2GHz C2D and a 9400M, it's really starting to show it's age. Heck up until about 6 months ago that was what I used on a daily basis. Was almost tempted on getting the 27" i5 iMac, but until I realized I can build a better spec machine and still have the awesome 27" ACD for about $100 less, I decided to build what is now my sig rig.
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What does the PCB color even matter? For us people it matters, but for a iMac... no.

Don't even say someone could make a clear iMac case, because they won't because everyone knows, if a consumer likes it, Apple sues the company.
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What does the PCB color even matter? For us people it matters, but for a iMac... no.

Don't even say someone could make a clear iMac case, because they won't because everyone knows, if a consumer likes it, Apple sues the company.
What are you talking about? Don't get why you brought up the PCB color.
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What are you talking about? Don't get why you brought up the PCB color.
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Ooo, black pcb!
Few others were talking about the look too.
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Ah, that's why you quote.
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