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Thanks...I hear you can run Windows on the new Macs...
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Thanks...I hear you can run Windows on the new Macs...
Yes, you can. The macbook air is completely worth it if you get the SSD version. The 4200 rpm HD is useless.
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Thanks...I hear you can run Windows on the new Macs...
Yep. My roommate *triple boots* (yep, that's right, THREE operating systems) Vista, OS X, and Ubuntu. A base configuration MBP's not a bad deal at all.
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When I get to Milwaukee maybe I'll get a chance to do some shopping...never been in an Apple store...
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Anybody like the new Airbook? Is it overpriced? (It's Apple...that's a given right?)
The MBA is a bit overpriced IMO. But for ~$1k you can get a normal Macbook. If you don't mind the X3100 GFX, it's not half bad!
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When I get to Milwaukee maybe I'll get a chance to do some shopping...never been in an Apple store...
It is an interesting experience.
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I wouldnt say this is uber but I would definetly say very stable and a good sturdy laptop would be a regular macbook crazy portable and the black looks absolutely phenomenal they go for around 1500 dollors now (the black macbook) and comes with a great line up of stuff:

2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
2GB memory
250GB hard drive
Double-layer SuperDrive

very solid and I would recommend apple's warranty to anyone I have had this laptop for over 2 years now and have not paid a dime on any repairs including a new battery and a new charger it was all covered This is probably the best bang for the buck and the battery life I go through about 3 hours of class with wi-fi on and it still has a little juice left I love it
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Laptops are evil and can't really "game".
Sure it might be 2 gigs of ram but it's 667mhz.
Sure you get 320Gb but it's 5400rpm
Duo Core at 2.5ghz? Yea but only 800mhz FSB
For 2 grand you'll be lucky finding something with the equivalent to a 8600GT.
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macbook pro is actually the fastest windows vista machine, so.....
There are also youtube videos of people playing crysis at 31 fps.
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I wouldnt say this is uber but I would definetly say very stable and a good sturdy laptop would be a regular macbook crazy portable and the black looks absolutely phenomenal they go for around 1500 dollors now (the black macbook) and comes with a great line up of stuff:

2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
2GB memory
250GB hard drive
Double-layer SuperDrive

very solid and I would recommend apple's warranty to anyone I have had this laptop for over 2 years now and have not paid a dime on any repairs including a new battery and a new charger it was all covered This is probably the best bang for the buck and the battery life I go through about 3 hours of class with wi-fi on and it still has a little juice left I love it
The regular MacBooks are nice, but a little underpowered in the graphics department... now the MacBook Pro, there's a machine! 2.4 Core 2 Duo, 8600M GT, 2 GB of RAM, and 250GB HDD for just $2k.....
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