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post #31 of 48
I say more power to it...I have nothing against macs. I just view them as completely worthless machines. I hate to take a picture let alone edit one and actually I've heard that PC software is far better for that sort of thing if your willing to shell out the cash for it. Once about 75% or so of all the software in the world can be used on a mac I might think about getting one.

Wait...you can't build a mac can you. pffft...looks like I am stuck with Windows for gaming. No way am I going to pay them to simply assemble my computer and that fee is probally about 50% of the total cost of the hardware.

And currently, maybe EA will find the Mac market so good they will give up the PC market and stop tricking me into buying their games. Though I have to admit 2142 isn't bad.
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post #32 of 48
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Originally Posted by lanky View Post
Source : Gizmodo

Interesting
Awesome should run great on the macbook pro in my sigerator
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I hate EA. lol
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You can upgrade HD\\'s no problem. Sure most HW may not have drivers for OSX. Connect most USB devices, and no problems. What else do you want to upgrade????
He meant MOBO, CPU I think....
So every time you want to upgrade.. you have to buy a new mac :\\\\
    
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By upgrade hardware I was referring to the components that make up a computer, not just the Memory and Video Card.
Mac pro is fully upgradeable...ever seen it? It's basically a large PC workstation.

Anyways, this is pointless, seeing as they're all games that've been out for a few months at least, and it's not gonna be for another 6 months...*****. YAY WE GOT 1 YEAR OLD GAMES!
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post #36 of 48
The way I see it, apple has slowly been trying to get into gaming for a while now. Linux too--sorta. And microsoft sees that, which is why theyre trying to bring XBL to windows, and all these extra features. Sounds weird but thats how I see it.

Also, Apple just wants to get more games out, and eventually they'll make it so you can upgrade more aspects of macs as the needs for it grows.
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post #37 of 48
well Mac + games = fail, because you can only upgrade with certain parts...

i mean for Apple an X1900xt is an "OMG1337HAX" card when it really isnt compared to newer cards..

so its cool that there will actually be games for macs, but with the extremely limited hardware upgrade options available i wouldnt buy one until Apple finds a different way to make sure your installing OSX on a mac other then having motherboards that dont support ****, its called a custom BIOS that has one line of code added, not a totally re-written BIOS with a device whitelist.
    
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post #38 of 48
Interesting, this may also be a nice plus for the Linux community. Not a lot but it may help since of the slight (SLIGHT) similarity between Mac and Linux..
    
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how is this going to work? does this mean they have to re-write all the code to work in OpenGL instead of DirectX? What a pain in the ass for the developers, they should just find a way to integrate the DX API into OSX and that's final. If OSX wants to start attracting gamers to their platform they need to make a more drastic move, because there is not way in hell many games are going to be re-coded into OpenGL, too much work. Developers should also start a seperate small team to code to OpenGL whilst the games are still in development to make things easier. If we already have an 8600 in a laptop, this is a hint of what graphical power is to be seen in the near future on more powerful apple desktop platforms.
    
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post #40 of 48
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Originally Posted by redsox83381 View Post
He meant MOBO, CPU I think....
So every time you want to upgrade.. you have to buy a new mac :\\\\
But thats why macs aren't aimed at the enthusiast market, they are aimed at the general public, who simply buy a new computer when theirs becomes obsolete and not upgrade it.
    
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