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Will you guys shut up. Macs are not overpriced, and Gunner has does comparisons where the laptops are either the same or close to the same price.

Macs come bundled with great software and a very good OS. I don't care if you think its overpriced, IT IS NOT.

People can afford it, and its even easier with student discounts for students. I got a $200 discount on my MacBook.
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Also you don't get a warranty or anything from Apple. For some reason OCN bash Apples warranty and tech support but I find it great. Earlier today my brothers HDD died on him and he took it to the Apple store. Right now they are going to give him a replacement HDD and try to recover the data from the dead HDD.
To save $500, I would have gone with a RMA through the HD manufactor. How do they plan to recover the data? Clean room ($1000-6000) or just plug in and copy attempt?

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Will you guys shut up. Macs are not overpriced.
Give me a Mac desktop spec and I'll build a cheaper version.
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To save $500, I would have gone with a RMA through the HD manufactor. How do they plan to recover the data? Clean room ($1000-6000) or just plug in and copy attempt?


Give me a Mac desktop spec and I'll build a cheaper version.
LOL!

My quick easy recovery software dieded !

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post #34 of 59
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To save $500, I would have gone with a RMA through the HD manufactor. How do they plan to recover the data? Clean room ($1000-6000) or just plug in and copy attempt?


Give me a Mac desktop spec and I'll build a cheaper version.
Where did the $500 come from Duckie, they are doing this free of charge. And I don't know how the are going to recover it, but the problem is on there hands now and I get a replacement HDD faster for my brother.
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Will you guys shut up.
At this point people are probably just commenting for the entertainment value of seeing fanboys get emotional.

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post #36 of 59
i don't like apple. i would never buy a mac.
this is not monopolistic. apple is not the only company who makes home computers.
apple does need to support their infrastructure, with profits. if they are to continue providing the level of "style" and customer support they need money.
this is completely legit.
the number of people I've seen in this thread making petty and unsupported anti-apple statements is pathetic. this forum is supposed to be a place where knowledgeable people discuss computers. if you want to be immature and squabbling, go to an anime forum or the off topic section.
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It's completely logical and fair to state something is overpriced. Time to find a new thread, this one is completely off topic and going nowhere.
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I personally don't think it matters if they sell "fake" Macs or not. If someone bought an apple computer and is satisfied with their purchase why would they leave to a different company for cheaper hardware and a crappy warranty.

Thing is, a person who bought a mac didn't just buy it because its a computer, but because its Apple as well. I hope you can understand what I am trying to get across. I don't know how else to explain it.
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Originally Posted by shepdozejr View Post
i don't like apple. i would never buy a mac.
this is not monopolistic. apple is not the only company who makes home computers.
apple does need to support their infrastructure, with profits. if they are to continue providing the level of "style" and customer support they need money.
this is completely legit.
the number of people I've seen in this thread making petty and unsupported anti-apple statements is pathetic. this forum is supposed to be a place where knowledgeable people discuss computers. if you want to be immature and squabbling, go to an anime forum or the off topic section.
What you say is true, I agree with it. I've already said in the past Apple ranting post that Apple products are great, when do you ever hear someone complain about the quality or support ? I haven't to be honest, but that being said; it's completely aberrant to say they are not overpriced because they are and that's what making people flame, fanboys are coming in here and saying well apples aren't overpriced when there is proof right in the first post of this topic.

When people disagree people say stuff and someone gets mad. The forum be a place of debate and discussion.
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Will you guys shut up. Macs are not overpriced, and Gunner has does comparisons where the laptops are either the same or close to the same price.

Macs come bundled with great software and a very good OS. I don't care if you think its overpriced, IT IS NOT.

People can afford it, and its even easier with student discounts for students. I got a $200 discount on my MacBook.
It is overpriced. The price comparisons you refer to prove this to be the case by themselves! Whether they are overpriced or not has no bearing on whether you can enjoy them, so there is no need to get your panties in a bunch.
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