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Fanboy eh, well, I guess it's just a coincidence how Vista looks almost identical to Apples new operating system. Strange...
I don't believe they will take over the software market, but, if enough people get fed up with microsoft's crap then perhaps Apple can move in and show what a true software company can do. Don't get me wrong, I like some of Microsoft's software but lately they've given me a reason to look for an alternative.

They released Vista, which obviously has a lot of issues, could've been partially my fault for buying a premature operating system. They totally disappointed the flight sim users with flight simulator x, which has more issues then I can shake a stick at, mostly performance wise. I would just like once for microsoft to have enough competition for them to actually put a little effort into their products, that's all.
Not to start a flame war, but Vista looks NOTHING like Apple's new OS...

As far as games goes? Don't bother releasing games until you can get a card worth a damn to play them on..
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Heh. EA at its best again:

http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...129TX1K0000532

Basically, EA will be using a software wrapper called "Cider" to emulate PC games on OS X. Emulate is the key word there.
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Send me your Vista k?
It probably wouldn't even load up with the Gig of ram you've got

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Not to start a flame war, but Vista looks NOTHING like Apple's new OS...

As far as games goes? Don't bother releasing games until you can get a card worth a damn to play them on..
Spotlight?
Widgets?

Thing is about FSX, it's more CPU bound then anything. People have top of the line systems, we're talking overclocked C2D's, 8800 GTX's, 4 gigs of ram, and these people are having issues just trying to get the textures to load on time. I'm not trying to start a flame war either, especially with a whopping 2 posts lol, just gotta vent a little I suppose.
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Not to start a flame war, but Vista looks NOTHING like Apple's new OS...

As far as games goes? Don't bother releasing games until you can get a card worth a damn to play them on..
The highest upgrade you can get for mac is ATI x1900 XT. That should be enough horsepower to play all games
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post #15 of 37
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I'm saying, Tie Fighter is the best flight sim ever. Let's see you shoot down rebel scum in your 747. Pssh!
Wing Commander series + Privateer > all flight sims
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It probably wouldn't even load up with the Gig of ram you've got
Stay on topic please. Also edit your posts instead of posting multiple times in succession. Also as long we're insulting hardware.... eh nvm too easy. Anyhow I've forgotten to update my specs, thanks for reminding me.

Now back on topic. I can't wait to pwnz mac nubs in 2142, I'm buying this game again just for that very purpose. Make them all cry and slink off to their Tiger Woods game
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It probably wouldn't even load up with the Gig of ram you've got
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And your Athlon 3000 would barely be able to run aero... Stay on topic.

I think its cool that there will be more then the like 5 games they have.. but the X1900XT is not a "1337" card, yes it "can" play most games but only on medium, probably low on the emulator...
    
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*puts flamethrower on*
NO! NO MAC GAMES!~@$ ONLY WINDOWS GAMES!
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The unmentioned EA Cider qualification is hilarious.

If Bill would say something of that level of deception about Windows, there'd be an e-revolt!!!! LOL
    
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You know, you shouldn't say that too loud... You might give Homeland Security ideas about places to mount missiles and machine guns.

"Yup, we carry 500 people, can fly nearly a thousand miles... And have enough firepower to shoot anything out of the sky three times over. Please take your seat, sir."
Dude, that was great! I LOL'd.
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