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that guy should checkout the Apple watch thread, because buying super expensive watches is also really cool too and they're nothing more than a conversation piece.

It was me who posted the picture of my three Omegas in that thread. I did not buy my watches or my Retina MacBook because they're 'conversation' pieces. I bought them because I enjoy using things which are nicely made.
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"Retina" is such a marketing term...

I prefer my displays to use Super AMOLED Plus HD!
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"Retina" is such a marketing term...

I prefer my displays to use Super AMOLED Plus HD!

GHz EDITION FTW!
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I love my iPhone 5 more than life itself but macs suck. They are overpriced and use crappy hardware. The ram is soldered to the motherboard for goodness sake. What a joke.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1353543/would-you-ever-switch-to-a-mac

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Do you like Macs. I was thinking about getting a 27 inch iMac but everyone tells me Macs suck..
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I just bought my daughter a Macbook Pro for Xmas. Her biggest complaint? It only had a 500GB hard drive. I find it puzzling how people are happy with only 128GB of storage on a laptop. Sure on a gaming PC or a tablet it may not matter as much but ITunes downloaded video, personal videos and everything else can take up a lot of space. I'm not a fan of cloud storage with laptops (can never count on having wi-fi everywhere).

Sure SSD's are faster, but I think the steps that companies like Asus and Samsung have taken (in my ultrabook for example) is providing a small SSD for hybrid cache and then a mechanical drive for storage. That way you get speed plus storage.

Well, it's her only computer.

Well, actually, I only have 1 computer too but I barely have anything. All I have on here is about 10GB of music and 2 games (all on the 500GB hard drive. SSD is all programs).

Hybrid cache IMO isn't the best use of space but there are definitely tradeoffs. I just look for large capacity SSD's on sale. I've basically adjusted to the pricing of NAND flash these days. That's sort of bad...
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GHz EDITION FTW!

Marketing terms are so stupid, right guys?!

Now check out my CPU... It's the black edition.
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Marketing terms are so stupid, right guys?!

Now check out my CPU... It's the black edition.

OMG WHY WOULD YOU BUY A NON-K EDITION CPU?!
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Hahahaha, I'm glad I'm not the only one that remembered that thread. Good call.
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OMG WHY WOULD YOU BUY A NON-K EDITION CPU?!

GOSH! K is such a marketing term! X all the way!
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