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I think most of what I can say's been said, but I still need to express my disappointment in Apple for doing this. Reason number 874 why I hate them: proprietary hardware.
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Originally Posted by dlee7283 View Post
to be fair its like this for Windows as well. Try true 3D gaming or Netflix on the better Linux platform and see where it gets you....
No, Microsoft doesn't give a crap what hardware you use, you're not forced to buy anything to use their OS (other than x86 hardware currently).
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It was a software bug at the HDD manufacturer's plant.



This is getting out of hand. They're alienating those of us who know better than to buy their products even further away from their crap boxes. While at the same time making those poor sheep who buy their overpriced crap pay 10$ a GB (prospectively) for their proprietary garbage HDD's.

Epic fail.
There WD standard drives with new firmware.
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There WD standard drives with new firmware.
No, not at all. Most macbooks do not use WD. Ones I've worked with personally have been Fujitsu and or Hitachi. They do use some with WD. They use the quality hard drives found in nearly all manufactures that you find at your local stores. But they charge a price where scorpio blacks/intel SSDs should come standard.
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Obviously some of you still don't want to engage in a civilized discussion about Apple, so this is closed. Not going to re-open it.
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