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When you buy Apple products, keep in mind that only part of the money goes to the product itself. The other part is customer service. A friend of mine told me that he always buy Macbooks with accidental warranty. After two and a half year, he can pour a cup of coffee on it, bring it back to the Apple store, get a brand new laptop on the same day.

I'm sure other manufacturers offer these kind of warranties also. But how many days does it take to get back a working laptop? Good luck if you have to ship the laptop out.

With Apple, you pay the extra money for convenience.
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

You just described my Asus Zenbook, thank you. and you want a 1600p for 13 inches because it looks sharp? You and your placebo effect. Unless you're using your computer within 12 inches from your face, 1080p -> 1600p isn't going to be a big difference. If it was, Apple lovers would be crying over Google Nexus 10's screen....

rMBP 13' is 227 ppi, nothing not worthy when you're 1.5-2 feet away from the screen.

Don't bother. He'll keep saying "RETINA! RETINA" regardless of what you post. Apple's got one advantage, which he thinks makes them better than absolutely everything else.

Besides, the macbook makes the worst use of its screen - the OS doesn't even render at 1:1. And then when you force it to render at native, the whole thing catches fire rolleyes.gif
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Ah, the classic "MacBooks are too expensive for me" thread...

Priceless
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Originally Posted by Foolsmasher View Post

Ah, the classic "MacBooks are too expensive for me" thread...

Priceless
Lol, too expensive. There are plenty of people who could buy them till the retina falls of...
But why would I want even one of them? For what?
For that money I rather buy a xeon or some versace shirts. Or spen d some minutes in Vegas casino.
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Lol, too expensive. There are plenty of people who could buy them till the retina falls of...
But why would I want even one of them? For what?
For that money I rather buy a xeon or some versace shirts. Or spen d some minutes in Vegas casino.

That's cool, here's the Xeon thread for you to discuss:

http://www.overclock.net/t/765824/intel-xeon-club
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Don't bother. He'll keep saying "RETINA! RETINA" regardless of what you post. Apple's got one advantage, which he thinks makes them better than absolutely everything else.

Besides, the macbook makes the worst use of its screen - the OS doesn't even render at 1:1. And then when you force it to render at native, the whole thing catches fire rolleyes.gif

Excuse me but where did I say they had an advantage? For people who were or are interested in the MBPr, the screen is a huge part of it. I don't think the MBPr is the best performing portable out there. I know that most gaming portables would more than likely outperform it. I am not looking for over the top performance however. I don't need that. I will however, maximize my experience by getting a portable with the features that I am looking for. Don't knock on it because you are personally too shortsighted to realize that people have preferences outside your own.

As for rendering 1:1, I don't need 1:1 ratio for everything, just for some things. I definitely don't need constant 1:1 rendering to enjoy the benefits of a 13" 1600P display. Also, if in the highly unlikely event that it does catch on fire, I can easily get it replaced by Apple.
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Don't bother. He'll keep saying "RETINA! RETINA" regardless of what you post. Apple's got one advantage, which he thinks makes them better than absolutely everything else.

Besides, the macbook makes the worst use of its screen - the OS doesn't even render at 1:1. And then when you force it to render at native, the whole thing catches fire rolleyes.gif

What a pillar of the community he is.

Anyways, I must agree with native res. However on a 15" it can be pretty difficult to even read the text due to the resolution.
 
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That's cool, here's the Xeon thread for you to discuss:

http://www.overclock.net/t/765824/intel-xeon-club

Sorry, did not want to be rude. I forgot that there are people who are happy to read about these news.
Really sorry.
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What a pillar of the community he is.

Anyways, I must agree with native res. However on a 15" it can be pretty difficult to even read the text due to the resolution.

yeah i think the purpose of Retina is for graphics, and not text.

Anyone experience running Windows via bootcamp on a 15" at native? It's hilariously small. You need to scale the UI to readable levels on a Retina , something that OS X does.



imagine trying to read text as large as the text on a dime but from typical viewing distances.
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$1500 for a 13 inch laptop ? I'll never buy that rolleyes.gif
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