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Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner View Post
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The OP forgot to mention how whack this test was. It wasn't intended to be a comparison benchmark:
The whole point was that you could build a Hackintosh for only $800 compared to a $2500 Mac Pro with similar performance.
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Jeebus.... did you guys look at the cost to upgrade the systems provided by Apple?? Check out the cost to upgrade your RAM... from 2x 512mb to 4x 1gb...? $700. Uhhh, am I missing something here??? Oh, no, they're just teeing off on the dumb people who are afraid of using PC's (and potentially building their own systems). Dare I talk about how much it costs to upgrade to 8x 2gb sticks...?
    
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Jeebus.... did you guys look at the cost to upgrade the systems provided by Apple?? Check out the cost to upgrade your RAM... from 2x 512mb to 4x 1gb...? $700. Uhhh, am I missing something here??? Oh, no, they're just teeing off on the dumb people who are afraid of using PC's (and potentially building their own systems). Dare I talk about how much it costs to upgrade to 8x 2gb sticks...?
Well if your dumb Apple profits.

If your smart the best thing to do is get the lowest end hard drive and RAM and buy upgrades off of www.newegg.com.

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You actually call Apple failing at making fast machines news? Who DIDN'T know that?
    
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Originally Posted by oneluvballer21 View Post
Jeebus.... did you guys look at the cost to upgrade the systems provided by Apple?? Check out the cost to upgrade your RAM... from 2x 512mb to 4x 1gb...? $700. Uhhh, am I missing something here??? Oh, no, they're just teeing off on the dumb people who are afraid of using PC's (and potentially building their own systems). Dare I talk about how much it costs to upgrade to 8x 2gb sticks...?
For some retarded reason, Apple uses ECC ram........which is very expensive.

I'd love to see someone justify using ECC ram in a DESKTOP.
 
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7300gt Ftw!!! And who uses ECC RAM outside of servers?
    
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post #27 of 131
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Originally Posted by Krunk_Kracker View Post
For some retarded reason, Apple uses ECC ram........which is very expensive.

I'd love to see someone justify using ECC ram in a DESKTOP.
Krunk I am curious as to what BIOS version you use?
    
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1216 I think? There's a ton others though since I've reflashed. OT FTW, lol.


Anyone know exactly why Apple uses ECC ram??
 
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post #29 of 131
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Originally Posted by Krunk_Kracker View Post
1216 I think? There's a ton others though since I've reflashed. OT FTW, lol.


Anyone know exactly why Apple uses ECC ram??
Only the Mac Pro uses it I believe....probably because it's usually used by graphic professionals.
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No it is not.

All you little kiddies need to learn what the word "illegal" really means.

Please show me any Federal or State Penal Code, any local law or ordinance that shows you broke any laws.

You can't.

There is no Apple Police, they will not come to your house, arrest you, put you in jail, sentence you for a crime, etc... It's pure BS.

Look up the term "Fair Use". You can hack, you can reverse engineer, you can do whatever you want as long as you are not distributing pirated copies or selling the hack for a profit or using it for any commercial purposes.

Sure, you may be breaking a Terms of Service or Terms of Usage, but they would not hold up in court. I can tell you that you can't reply to me with capital letters and you must refer to yourself in the third person, and by replying to me you agree to these terms, but it won't make it illegal if you don't.

Get a freaking clue.

EDIT: Oh wait, we've had this conversation before, and you STILL don't have a clue. Ugh...
EXACTLY

This is applies to almost everything else as well. Breaking a Terms of Usage is not ILLEGAL unless otherwise stated.
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