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whats a computer, without all the LEDS's and giant heatpipes anyway? NOTHIN'. streamlined, art deco, modern art aspiring dirt if you ask me. If i wanted my case to be solid white, i would spend 60$ and the asus verison and cable manage it for free!
/rant

kudos to apple though, they are movin up and you can't fault them for making product that appeals to the needs of ball cap wearin, dave mathews band listening colleg kids.
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Play Half Life 2 in front of him. That'll shut him up.
Nah, get a GTX and open the crysis demo. Now that will shut him up. Also overclock in front of him, and install new components
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It's hard to defend Macintosh computers on an overclocking forum... but as I am on one right now, I prefer OS X to any operating system that MS throws out, everything is so smooth and slick. Even on an old 1Ghz PPC, 768mb RAM, and a GeForce4 everything is beautiful.

For those who use the classic "No games run on macs, they are so stupid and for stupid work people" excuse, I'd like to tell them to first actually USE a mac for more than 10 seconds. You might like it. And here is a list of games look here.

And now with bootcamp you can run XP and vista almost flawlessly (the problems aren't anything new to a windows user, there will always be problems).

Please make a valid argument when you say "Apple is for losers" or "Macs suck... I don't know why... they just do." Your just wasting our time.

Thanks, and I end this epic post (ready for flaming galore) saying that I am on a mac right now, and I'm proud of it :-p.

If I come back to this topic, +rep to those who have a good reason why to choose Windows over OS X. I accept the problems with price and expandability.
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post #14 of 62
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It's hard to defend Macintosh computers on an overclocking forum... but as I am on one right now, I prefer OS X to any operating system that MS throws out, everything is so smooth and slick. Even on an old 1Ghz PPC, 768mb RAM, and a GeForce4 everything is beautiful.

For those who use the classic "No games run on macs, they are so stupid and for stupid work people" excuse, I'd like to tell them to first actually USE a mac for more than 10 seconds. You might like it. And here is a list of games look here.

And now with bootcamp you can run XP and vista almost flawlessly (the problems aren't anything new to a windows user, there will always be problems).

Please make a valid argument when you say "Apple is for losers" or "Macs suck... I don't know why... they just do." Your just wasting our time.

Thanks, and I end this epic post (ready for flaming galore) saying that I am on a mac right now, and I'm proud of it :-p.

If I come back to this topic, +rep to those who have a good reason why to choose Windows over OS X. I accept the problems with price and expandability.
I just don't like OSX because it decided to totally close Safari and FireFox while I am browsing for what seems like no reason
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post #15 of 62
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I would if I could. I know that by buying a Macbook I'd be overpaying for the hardware, but I like OSX and I'd gladly pay more for that.
There's ways to get OSX on non-overpriced hardware...but apparently they are against overclock.net TOS. Who knew?
     
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post #16 of 62
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Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
Play Half Life 2 in front of him. That'll shut him up.
Where the **** have you been the last few years? He can play half life or any other windows game he feels like, just as easially as you. Easier in fact, as the MacBook Pro's where some of the first laptops with 8800's.
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post #17 of 62
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There's ways to get OSX on non-overpriced hardware...but apparently they are against overclock.net TOS. Who knew?
...which don't work on AMD's
    
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Not really anything to jump up and down about in my opinion...
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post #19 of 62
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Originally Posted by foslock View Post
It's hard to defend Macintosh computers on an overclocking forum... but as I am on one right now, I prefer OS X to any operating system that MS throws out, everything is so smooth and slick. Even on an old 1Ghz PPC, 768mb RAM, and a GeForce4 everything is beautiful.

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And now with bootcamp you can run XP and vista almost flawlessly (the problems aren't anything new to a windows user, there will always be problems).
Please make a valid argument when you say "Apple is for losers" or "Macs suck... I don't know why... they just do." Your just wasting our time.

Thanks, and I end this epic post (ready for flaming galore) saying that I am on a mac right now, and I'm proud of it :-p.

If I come back to this topic, +rep to those who have a good reason why to choose Windows over OS X. I accept the problems with price and expandability.
If you are on a G3 or G4 powermac, or a iMac G3, or MAYBE certain G5's, not sure about G5's tho, you can OC the hell outta them. I even saw a mod for a PM G4 mirror door with a switch panel on top, for instant tuning. (and a blowhole and extra side fan)

And windows does have some advantages, Mostly that building your own mac is hard, and illegal. Now wheres my rep?
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post #20 of 62
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Play Half Life 2 in front of him. That'll shut him up.
But first take apart, get new parts, reassemble, OC and then customize your PC.

And OSX works so well compared to Windows because OSX is put onto computers with special drivers and specific parts. If every PC came prebuilt with only a few parts and drivers that all work well together, Windows wouldn't have problems either. But with so many options of what to do with a PC, you can get driver conflicts or mess with stuff that you shouldn't be messing with (unless you know what you are doing).

-And i love how every topic about mac somehow turns into Mac vs. PC. But hey, it's fun.
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