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post #71 of 144
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Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
Obviously nothing. Do you want me to say that if you buy a Mac, it'll end world hunger? I mean, honestly.
Exactly my thoughts
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post #72 of 144
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
You could buy and build a pc with better specs for much less.
No you can't. Go try it.

Dual 3.0GHz Woodcrests
Intel 5000X motherboard
1GB Dual-Channel DDR2-667 FB-DIMMS
7300GT
1KW PSU
Case
XP Pro x64

All for 3299. Try it.
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post #73 of 144
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
You could buy and build a pc with better specs for much less.
I already did that in convo with Selectodude, and I beat his challenge by $1,500.

http://www.overclock.net/1415666-post43.html

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post #74 of 144
I used a Mac C2D (the one with the tower, 24in WS) 1gb of RAM, and it lagged when i resumed it from the pic slideshow, when i hovered over the object dock, and when i opened word. the screen was awsome, but it was slow for having the "best" CPU in it.

And it showed in Max PC that windows XP is actually faster then Max OS/x even while running under boot camp. That should say something right there.

Im glad Macs are evolving into more PC like beasts... but its really not an legitimate argument because Macs are more for creative things, music, pics, and video editing...

PCs... well everything besides Mac crap is developed on PCs, so if you say "OMG PCS SUCK OMGLOLBBW***!!!11 XBOX ROX" you dont make sense because if PCs suck, then why are the Xbox games they make are so awsome?

They are different machines made for different purposes so you cant really argue their lordship other then in the field of functionally.
    
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post #75 of 144
And you can get 4 7300s or a x1900
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post #76 of 144
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Originally Posted by TriplePlay View Post
I already did that in convo with Selectodude, and I beat his challenge by $1,500.

http://www.overclock.net/1415666-post43.html

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Other then the fact that it's a bad comparison.

You have 2.0GHz processors, a 350W PSU, slow RAM, an OS that won't install on the system, a CD burner, the wrong Motherboard, and a crappy case. I mean...c'mon. Are you that deperate?
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post #77 of 144
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Originally Posted by TriplePlay View Post
I already did that in convo with Selectodude, and I beat his challenge by $1,500.

http://www.overclock.net/1415666-post43.html

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You also used the 2 Ghz CPUs, theother one has 3 Ghz so it moves it to a lot closer to 3199
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post #78 of 144
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Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
Other then the fact that it's a bad comparison.

You have 2.0GHz processors, a 350W PSU, slow RAM, an OS that won't install on the system, a CD burner, the wrong Motherboard, and a crappy case. I mean...c'mon. Are you that deperate?
Beat me
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post #79 of 144
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Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
Other then the fact that it's a bad comparison.

You have 2.0GHz processors, a 350W PSU, slow RAM, an OS that won't install on the system, a CD burner, the wrong Motherboard, and a crappy case. I mean...c'mon. Are you that deperate?
How so? What's wrong with the mobo?

Also, I used the middle-of-the-road processors on the Mac Pro I built on their site.

And my bad, I meant to add in another PSU, I just forgot about the one in there, that was my fault. I told you in the post to correct anything I messed up on

And that's right, I forgot XP Home won't install on dual-CPUs, will it?

Anyways, I thought I put a DVD-CD burner in there? Gah must have pasted the wrong thing X_X

Haha, made a few mistakes.

But still, that won't add up to $1,500 more. And the RAM isn't THAT bad, is it? I'm not a RAM connoisseur, so I don't really know what's great RAM, but it won't make such a difference it will now cost more than the Mac Pro.

Pick me out some replacement parts and I'll update the list, and we'll see the new price.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819117089 x2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813121044 x1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106019 x1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820134340 x1

Drop the screen on both sides, and drop the Mac Pro to 1GB of RAM.
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