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Audi, like you said, ther's no convincing anyone on this board. And that is fine. It's fun and somewhat healthy to have these discussions (boarding on the hilarious at itmes).

I've always said a computer is a tool. Use the best tool for your task. If it's games go buy a XBox 360 for $400!!!!! Better graphics, better games. Computers should be used to get real work done! Shame on everyone
Agreed on all points.

I'd like to point out that I actually DO NOT OWN APPLE HARDWARE. I don't even own an iPod. =P

My first official Apple product was the 30" Apple LCD I had, which I sold over the weekend.

I do work on one daily, and have OS X at home so I know the benefit of both.
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I'm not talking about just having the programs opened. I'm talking about USING them. I scroll four gigabyte image files in Photoshop, deal with 1080p Hi-def files in Final Cut Pro, all while rendering Quicktime VR's in Cinema4D. This is all SIMULTANEOUSLY, and it's done on the Dual G5 I'm sitting at now.

I can do more at home, thanks to the Quad and the Intel architecture.

I will admit to G5's being VERY slow in web browsing. Other G5 users will detest this myth, but it's true. HOwever, my computer at home blazes through everything in OS X.

I'm not trying to convince you, there's no need to. And, I know I can't do much about people misinforming others about hardware that they have little-to-no experience with, but at least try, man. There was a time when Apple Hardware was an "ehhhh" and ONLY for creative professionals.

That time is over.
If you're using a Quad, then of course it's going to be able to do all that. But what if you were running XP or Vista on a Quad? Would you not be able to do the same things? But if OSX is faster in that field, which it very well might be, congrats to you.

I'm not fighting a battle of mac vs pc here, I'm trying to say mac != pc, to each his own, they both have different uses, they're both targeted at different people. So different people with think differently of both OS'es depending on what they do.
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If you're using a Quad, then of course it's going to be able to do all that. But what if you were running XP or Vista on a Quad? Would you not be able to do the same things? But if OSX is faster in that field, which it very well might be, congrats to you.

I'm not fighting a battle of mac vs pc here, I'm trying to say mac != pc, to each his own, they both have different uses, they're both targeted at different people. So different people with think differently of both OS'es depending on what they do.
OS X doesn't REQUIRE me to run two (2) Gigabytes of DDR2 ram.

I could run one gig of ram just fine, can you say that for Vista? It's also blatantly obvious that Vista is a clone of OS X, or a wanna-be at best.

I'm sure that you could do the same in Vista, sure. Maybe? I don't know because I'm not willing to install Vista six times to get it running right, nor am I willing to call Microsoft for a new CD key like eight times.
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OS X doesn't REQUIRE me to run two (2) Gigabytes of DDR2 ram.

I could run one gig of ram just fine, can you say that for Vista? It's also blatantly obvious that Vista is a clone of OS X, or a wanna-be at best.

I'm sure that you could do the same in Vista, sure. Maybe? I don't know because I'm not willing to install Vista six times to get it running right, nor am I willing to call Microsoft for a new CD key like eight times.
Because OSX is meant to be able to run on 5 year old macs. Vista is meant to be one of the first steps towards the next generation of hardware.
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Because OSX is meant to be able to run on 5 year old macs. Vista is meant to be one of the first steps towards the next generation of hardware.
And how does that make it any better that you have to have 2gigs of ram to run an Operating System?

It doesn't.
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Wow.

Let's go through all the features:

Sidebar in finder - Windows already has
Cover Flow - windows lets you preview those types of files using My Computer as well
Search Party - windows already has that, just click the Search button in My computer
Closer Connections - windows already has that too, except it's called My Network Places
And what do you know, they stole Vista's transparency too.

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Sorry, everything that Vista has was already implemented in OS X 10.4.7. We're now headed to Leopard and 10.4.10 (G80 Support, Crossplatform accessibilities, etc.)

Vista is not revolutionary, it's copying OS X in every way aside from Efficiency. It fails very hard in that area.

And, what's the use in pointing that out if it performs worse than another OS that's been out for years?

Vista is nothing more than OS X, yet uses more resources? Hmm.
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And how does that make it any better that you have to have 2gigs of ram to run an Operating System?

It doesn't.
Oh it doesn't make it any better, I was just pointing that out.
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Sorry, everything that Vista has was already implemented in OS X 10.4.7. We're now headed to Leopard and 10.4.10 (G80 Support, Crossplatform accessibilities, etc.)

Vista is not revolutionary, it's copying OS X in every way aside from Efficiency. It fails very hard in that area.
I know Vista isn't revolutionary, I'm just saying everything they talk about on that page he linked to is stuff that XP already has.
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