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kind of funny both of you are basing yoru info off personal experience, anyways im sure he said that as the best wayto show how he felt, if he had thought about it he may have said linux based system just to prove a point of how he thought that they were wrong in how they were doing business, maybe itwill leadto some good but i doubt it, prob jsut get him hung out to dry
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Yea, I've never had a problem with any mac.

Other than the early MacBook's that had a really dimmed backlight otherwise, Macs are incredibly stable. I've got a Film Class after school and we've got 2 G5's and neither has ever had a problem, we sometimes encode two video's at a time.
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I use a G5 Workstation for Graphics design. And when I'm using any program,the OS freezes about 4 times on me. First Hand experience.
That says something about your skills in operation and upkeep of a computer - not Mac's as a brand. Your single experience shows that Mac's are actually more stable since it is so atypical. Congrats - you're the exception that proves the rule
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Read my previous post.
Jori: I'm sitting on a chair, thank you very much.
And read my edit to that post

If you don't like Macs that's just fine, but don't go around bashing them and randomly bringing them up in a Windows thread lol. If you think about it, it makes perfect sense that Macs are rock stable because they hardware they use is either specifically made for them or goes through a very strenuous testing procedure at the very least to make sure everything works well together, that's why there are only a few different configurations for any given type of Mac. The software that Macs use is also highly specialized, almost to the point of software written for game consoles except for the fact that Macs still run an OS.
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That says something about your skills in operation and upkeep of a computer - not Mac's as a brand. Your single experience shows that Mac's are actually more stable since it is so atypical. Congrats - you're the exception that proves the rule
Wow... It even freezes when I use Safari by it self!! Adobe PS CS2, Illustrator, etc. and then the OS freezes.
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Wow... It even freezes when I use Safari by it self!! Adobe PS CS2, Illustrator, etc. and then the OS freezes.
Does it completely lock up hard/panic? How much RAM do you have in the thing?
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post #17 of 31
yea, there's probably some sort of corruption or drawback that you or someone at your school has implemented upon the G5.

But yes, it is good to see that someone from microsoft is realizing that everything isn't about money, and making things look good.

IMO, vista is great, but at the same time what the hell, it's EXTREMELY cluttery. I get the feeling that I'm closed in and I don't have much room to move around. I played around with RTM and I didn't really like it. I mean, I did but it's got a feel that I have to get used to. XP to Vista is going to be very difficult for me, not like 98SE to XP was.
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Does it completely lock up hard/panic? How much RAM do you have in the thing?
512MB and a SATA HDD. I have to hold down the Power Button for about 5 seconds to turn it off and then I have to turn it on.
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512MB and a SATA HDD.
LMAO, that explains EVERYTHING.
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It even freezes when I use Safari... Alone.
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