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I don't hate mac's, and I bet most don't either. It's a casual dislike for the business practices that Apple themselves pursue.
     
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with my military discount the entire total was 1204.93 the 13" 320 hdd i5 4 gigs etc i have my sig rig, but i was just completely blown away with the quality, it was incredible the quality etc..
    
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Welcome brother to the mpb club.
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The newer line of windows laptops are just as good and thin as the macbook pro.
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Business practices (if you can call them that) and their vastly ignorant (yet claim not to be) consumer base are the things that make me a hater. Out of all the things that Apple has "made" I could list only maybe 5 that I could even think of buying and sadly Apple has done things to make all but one impossible for me to buy. I only own an ipod because it really has monopolized it's market to which nothing seemed to compare. I would have bought a mini if Apple didn't charge outlandishly for it; a AppleTV if they caught up the rest of the world and allowed 1080p playback (though you can sneak a broadcom chip in to fix that with XBMC).

PS: Their quality is just like everyone else's really. It just you tend to treat a higher priced item more carefully.
     
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Not a hater, but it is the first time lots of people saw SB and ssd in one laptop package. Real fast for 2k.
post #17 of 140
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i will agree, the cost used to be my biggest grip. i have my main gaming rig, but i figured id try an apple product for a laptop. I'm pretty set on pc for my desktops though, i love overclocking
    
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There's absolutely nothing wrong with the hardware on a mac. As someone else said, it's by far one of the highest quality pre-assembled computers you can buy. When I buy a normal laptop, I fully expect I'm going to have to replace the hard drive when it dies in two years or less. It sucks! But guess what, I can replace that dead HD with an SSD and still spend less than I would have with a mac.

Aside from good hardware though, the OS and device compatibility sucks - this is in my genuine experience, not some make-believe anti-mac experience.

...and I will never forgive apple for making a mouse with just a single button
    
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post #19 of 140
sony for instance has a solid line of nice notebooks....

macs are sleek though
wonder do they still make the black casings for them?
post #20 of 140
Oh apple products are good alright,

They're just not good enough for the price
    
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