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Mac VS PC...what do you think?

Poll Results: Which one is better?

 
  • 12% (20)
    Mac's
  • 87% (136)
    PCs
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post #1 of 144
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Which to you think is better? Mac or PC?

-make sure you think about everything(design, performance, etc.)

I'm all PC!
take a look at this-
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk15iIkKofc
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post #2 of 144
Personally I think PC because of the amazing amount of software readily available for it... plus it's moddability and upgradeyness..
    
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post #3 of 144
Pc Ftw.
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post #4 of 144
This is going to get rough but... PC ALL THE WAY
 
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post #5 of 144
PC all the way, many reasons:

software
Hardware!
compatiblility
price
much more aswell i dont want to think of becuase im to laze
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post #6 of 144
It's like comparing a Fiat to a Lamborghini. Pc's of course
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post #7 of 144
idk, I have used both and I like both very much, Overall, I like the OS of macs far better than PCs (most people agree) but I also like the upgradability of PCs. If this was 5 years ago I would say PC but now you can get Windows linux and OS X on the same rig so I would have to say Mac. I don't really game much that is probably why, We have consoles for that haha
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post #8 of 144
I am very disappointed in you all...

PCs for their overclock ability.
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post #9 of 144
Its not an apples to apples comparison. It all depends on personal preference and usage. Most of the people on here would never buy a Mac because they love overclocking, upgrading, moding and customizing their computers. However, most Mac users would never use a PC because they love having their computer be reliable and just work all the time, and dont care about performance as much.

I must say that I am now in the Apple camp. I used to be 100% PC, but now with Macs being able to run Windows, and that they are just as fast as PCs, I think my next computer will be a Mac.
post #10 of 144
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Originally Posted by SoaDMTGguy View Post
Its not an apples to apples comparison. It all depends on personal preference and usage. Most of the people on here would never buy a Mac because they love overclocking, upgrading, moding and customizing their computers. However, most Mac users would never use a PC because they love having their computer be reliable and just work all the time, and dont care about performance as much.

I must say that I am now in the Apple camp. I used to be 100% PC, but now with Macs being able to run Windows, and that they are just as fast as PCs, I think my next computer will be a Mac.
1. It IS an apples-to-apples comparison. Technically, an OS-to-OS comparison.
2. Exactly, it depends on personal preference and usage. That's what the debate is about

Anyways, PCs. I honestly don't see what the big deal is with OSX. Nothing about it impressed me too much, but it's shiny I guess. I don't have problems with Windows, so it works fine for me
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