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http://store.apple.com/us_smb_78313/configure/MC560LL/A?mco=MTg2OTUwMjQ


Now it only costs $200 (was $300 before) to upgrade from 5770 (standard) to 5870.

Not too shabby, 3GB of RAM, Quad Core Intel CPU, and HD 5870 for $2700.

Didn't know if I should post this in the News Section since there is no article link, I just checked today and the price is $100 lower to upgrade.
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Apple... facepalm.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ronnin426850;14376881 
Apple... facepalm.gif

Ditto.
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Is it a better plan to buy the basic version and do upgrades by yourself ...?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adridu59;14377074 
Is it a better plan to buy the basic version and do upgrades by yourself ...?

Not really, I heard Apple cards run on some EFI and not the regular VGABIOS.
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Yea $2700 isn't that bad...

/Sarcasm
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What do you mean it's not that bad!?!? THAT'S CRAZY MONEY!!!

And kind of a kick in the face when you consider it's not current gen hardware.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tigalione;14377172 
What do you mean it's not that bad!?!? THAT'S CRAZY MONEY!!!

And kind of a kick in the face when you consider it's not current gen hardware.

Its not exactly outdated or old hardware either.

Plenty of Dell, HP, Asus, Acer, Toshiba etc laptops out there with older hardware still being flogged at overinflated prices.
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OMGGGG I love macs biggrin.gif

I have a 27inch iMac, 2 macbook pros, and an air smile.gif

an iphone, an ipod... smile.gif

Apple FTW!!! but now with PC I can play games but yeah I don't like win 7 compared to OS X biggrin.gif
    
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