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Wow... I can't believe Apple would do that. Not only is that stupid but... think of how many people use macs for photo editing...
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post #42 of 73
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Thats news to me.
How is this news to you.

It has been based upon my personal interaction with Mac users and I've heard it from many customers I've had through Circuit City. Many opt for the HP panels for their PC in the store because they are one of the true 8-bit panels CC carries in the store. This is of course when they aren't using their Macs.
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post #43 of 73
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Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post
Wow... I can't believe Apple would do that. Not only is that stupid but... think of how many people use macs for photo editing...
IMO, I think no one can tell the difference between 6 bit and 8 bit.

Anyway, not a shock that Apple did this. Tons of other companies do this.
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post #44 of 73
Interesting, I wonder if my Samsung 206BW is 8 bit?
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post #45 of 73
The eye can tell the difference between more than a million colors easily.
if you want i'll source but do i really have to?
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post #46 of 73
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Originally Posted by Duckydude View Post
Interesting, I wonder if my Samsung 206BW is 8 bit?
For the most part B series monitors are 6 bit and T series are 8 bit.
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post #47 of 73
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
IMO, I think no one can tell the difference between 6 bit and 8 bit.
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post #48 of 73
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Originally Posted by TheLegend View Post
It's funny because most of the Mac users I know revere their Macbooks for its superior color reproduction and excellent image detail/clarity when viewing photos or rendering graphics. They would never use a normal PC monitor as it can't reproduce the image accurately enough.
Really? I have never in my life heard anyone say, "I love my Mac because of the great color production!"

Most people say that? Rather few to none.

Quote:
Originally Posted by foslock View Post
Raise your hand if you could tell your MacBook couldn't display that many colors.
I could not tell a difference.

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Originally Posted by foslock View Post
Raise your other hand if your eyes can tell the difference between >1 million colors.
I probably could not.

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Originally Posted by foslock View Post
Even if you think that you can tell the difference between >1 million colors, and if you even care about the 2-bit difference... your still just applauded Apple.

Technically what they did was illegal and wrong, and I am disappointed that they would do this, but I am glad that it was with this because I'm pretty sure we don't actually need 1 million colors vs 200,000. If there is a significant difference, someone please prove me wrong, REP will come your way :-p
But since Macs are considered the media workstation computers, it's a wonder why they skimped. Well it's not really a wonder... It's a shame.

It's kinda like creative saying they have the best sound, charging top dollar, then producing cards with the crappy components in them. Well not exactly... Maybe more like calling the x-fi extreme audio an x-fi, when all it is is a live 24-bit.
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Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner View Post
Dunno... For the past 9 months, my MB has exceedingly walked the walk. I hear about all these problems, but I don't see them.

Just like the FF2 complaints. I've heard all about them (crashing, 2GB RAM usage), but I've never experienced a problem.
I'm just speaking from my experience of course. Saw an iPod which died out of nowhere. Saw a iMac HDD die. List gos in that kind of a direction.
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post #50 of 73
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Really? I have never in my life heard anyone say, "I love my Mac because of the great color production!"

Most people say that? Rather few to none.
I've had at least 2 people who have been photographers come into CC and claim this to be true. I also worked last summer with a graphic designer who also said the same thing.

I've never actually compared/contrasted the LCD on a Macbook to anything else so I couldn't necessarily disagree with them when the statement was made.
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