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(oh and a side note even if you pay for the 4 year plan neither the battery nor the charger is covered by DELL)

*EDIT* P.S. I hate when ppl talk about stuff they have never had or tried out for more than 30 mins. you cannot make a true judgment in 30 mins on anything and just because your confused by it does not mean it sucks...it means you have to try just a little harder to use those few brain cells that you have...
Go to bestbuy and buy the dell, we cover battery and ac adapter under standard warranty even, or get the ADH and more or less anything you can do to it is covered for 3 years. Batteries and ac adapters for ANY notebook under PSP (bestbuy warranty) can be called in for, and be shipped directly to the customers home in a few days. GG CRAPLE

Now since you seem to have problems with dells, and I do not, and I see broken laptops and repair them all day long, the majority NOT being dell, here is my friends macbook pro story for you. First one, bowing bottom of MBP due to massive heat caused by crappy cooling in them. Second one, bowed touch pad that started to peel and got worse. Last chance, returned that overpriced pile of trash, got the gateway I have that has what, 10x the power, modded it with 2 hdds, 2.5ghz penryn, 3 year ADH psp AND STILL saved money vs the macbook pro. hahaha

OSX is a good os, the mac hardware is overpriced garbage that in reality, has just as many flaws as the "Dell" you speak of. You know why? THEY USE THE SAME HARDWARE!!!.........
    
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:note to self:

The future is doomed, kill self before the world ends.
No kidding, I see first hand the types of people buying macs. They have no idea how to properly operate a pc, let alone a mac. How many people here don't use AV/AS/FW and get a virus? I have not used anything for what, as long as I can remember. It doesn't take a genius to not get a virus when using a windows PC.
    
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No kidding, I see first hand the types of people buying macs. They have no idea how to properly operate a pc, let alone a mac. How many people here don't use AV/AS/FW and get a virus? I have not used anything for what, as long as I can remember. It doesn't take a genius to not get a virus when using a windows PC.
People might buy them because they like the OS... No I must be wrong, thats to obvious.
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People might buy them because they like the OS... No I must be wrong, thats to obvious.
Uh o.0 That IS obvious, read my previous post IMO...
    
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Uh o.0 That IS obvious, read my previous post IMO...
I did. You're wrong.
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Originally Posted by Cait Sith Cat View Post
Macs are fine; they're just different. And making a ridiculous profit margin on their hardware. And they have less software compatibility than Linux.
they can run WINE too.
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
I did. You're wrong.
You must not have, and no, everything I said is 100% true. I could care less if people buy them or not, I will look at them funny and snicker while I play cod4 maxed on my cheaper laptop.
    
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You must not have, and no, everything I said is 100% true. I could care less if people buy them or not, I will look at them funny and snicker while I play cod4 maxed on my cheaper laptop.
Thats cool, except the fact that the majority of computer users could care less about games.

I use mine for school work, not games.
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Well, if you are going into Engineering, and get a Mac....good luck. There are pretty much ZERO engineering programs made for Macs.
Yeah, a couple of my roomates go to Kendall college of art and design here. The school decided they should be all cool and classy with making everyone buy a Macbook pro before registration. Now they are requiring people install windows so they can run certain things like Rhino3D. Kind of a joke, if your a Mac based school than stick with it. Trendy FTL.
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Thats cool, except the fact that the majority of computer users could care less about games.

I use mine for school work, not games.
My 2 x 250 raid 0/2.5 penryn/17" screen etc etc etc sucks at office and school work right? Give me a break, im going off to finish my homework now that you mention that. The gateway beats the macbook in every single category except weight and the OS.
    
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