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Read my previous post.
Jori: I'm sitting on a chair, thank you very much.
Well none of thew new mac's at my school have problems, they are G4's. The Core 2 Mac's have great performance and can run Windows natively. If anything, Mac's are in the lead in workstation, and dont cost too much more than a Dell or HP workstation that is similar. And before you give me some bs about building your own.. Companies dont custom build 100+ workstations, they just buy em and be done with them.

Sad to see your mac craps out on you, the majority do not. And you might wanna check your chair at work. Might be affecting your computer .
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Macs are good, but no one said they use a small amount of system resources and no one said that they're non intensive. They absolutely are, and that's why they aren't cheap. I'm sure that if your teacher or whoever ordered those macs talked to a service rep for apple, they recommended against the low allowance of 512MB of System memory for such a behemoth of a computer.

The G5's at my school are running 8GB system memory, Dual Core 2.66GHz? idk, I just know they're dual core, and it's either got a 6800 in it or a Quadro, I'm not sure of that either. But I do know that it isn't the new mac pro its just a regular G5. But it gets the job done damn well.
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post #23 of 31
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Well none of thew new mac's at my school have problems, they are G4's. The Core 2 Mac's have great performance and can run Windows natively. If anything, Mac's are in the lead in workstation, and dont cost too much more than a Dell or HP workstation that is similar. And before you give me some bs about building your own.. Companies dont custom build 100+ workstations, they just buy em and be done with them.

Sad to see your mac craps out on you, the majority do not. And you might wanna check your chair at work. Might be affecting your computer .
The bolded statement is true. I know, that branded companies don't build "100+" workstations, they are aimed for the people who need it for what ever professional purposes.
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Mac gives me a problem 70% of times when I use it at school.
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It even freezes when I use Safari... Alone.
There's obviously something wrong then. It's not the Mac. Try reinstalling OS X.
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post #27 of 31
I think the article needs to be corrected to say: Former Windows Dev Chief....
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I think the article needs to be corrected to say: Former Windows Dev Chief....
lmao, yea if I was as crazy as bill gates, I'd do the SAME THING! lol. (fire him that is)
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I think the article needs to be corrected to say: Former Windows Dev Chief....
Corrected

I was not aware that he got fired.

unless that was a joke
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lmao, yea if I was as crazy as bill gates, I'd do the SAME THING! lol. (fire him that is)
They both already quit.
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