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i'd rather carry my Eng. software with me.
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the schools P4's just don't have a hope against my 6850 at 4.2
You carry your desktop with you?

Makes no difference to me; I always find a way around things. First I try wine for OSX (Darwine). If that fails, I try VirtualBox. If that, for some reason, fails, I just install it on my desktop and use remote desktop connection to access it.

If worst comes to worst, I could use windows in Bootcamp. But alas, I've not yet had to.
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that is one route agreed.

however when rendering in Pro Engineer wildfire, or solidworks, or using Maple, and other structural analysis programs... the schools P4's just don't have a hope against my 6850 at 4.2

I save loads of time
I'm CE/CS so there's not much in the way of 3D rendering. Besides, my E6300 doesn't have a hope against the various dual-xeon server clusters set aside for undergrad work
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So anyone who has a Mac doesn't know anything about computers and isn't smart enough to be a businessman or scientist?



You have that much "hate" for a company? You dislike people because they use a different brand of computer?

Listen to yourselves. It's disgusting.
Actually I'd hate to be him as well as it's usually the Mac users who do the insulting first in my case.
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Actually I'd hate to be him as well as it's usually the Mac users who do the insulting first in my case.
Not true at all. You see:

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are you telling me there's one person in that class who knows something about computers?

I hope these ppl aren't business, econmics or science majors.
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Poor guy. That's probably the last place in the world I'd want to be. I'd take hell over that any day.
Those two were the first to go off topic and try to start a flame war.

It's always a hater that starts the insults. The neutral people and the Mac lovers just talk about the topic started in the thread. Then the haters come in and have to say, "I hate MAC. What? I'm just expressing my opiiiiiiiinion."

THAT is when all hell breaks loose.

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Ah, perfect example. Thank you, Mootsfox. Just look at that thread there. Was it a Mac user that started fire?

No, it was the haters.
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Also final thing, if you don't like macs and just want an argument. I will make it simple, LEAVE. This is the mac forum, for users that have macs.
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post #27 of 34
All this arguing over Mac VS PC is totally puerile and pathetic; just thought I'd let you know.

Both platforms are personal computers anyway, you're really only arguing over software and a few proprietary items of hardware. Both platforms are good, but far from perfect. My goodness, you're like 10th/11th century Christians, crusading away for your beliefs, all the while ignoring the possibility that we could all just get along, rather than trying to bludgeon other people into accepting your point of view.

It's not even an objective comparative assessment of the merits of each platform, it's just venom filled assault after assault, like any of this really matters anyway... Surely we at Overclock.net are supposed to represent the intellectual and rational element of society? Lets try and act like it, huh?

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post #28 of 34
I don't see why so many people hate Apple.
Their operating system is a very good and stable one, definitely better than Vista. (even if it is just a gross spawn of BSD)
Even though all their desktops are grossly overpriced, their laptops seem to be competitively priced, and they aren't complete garbage either.
The multi-touch touchpad is definitely a VERY cool addition to their Macbook Pro line, even if they (still!) only have one click button.
For the same price, you're going to get about the same specs on any other laptop computer.

As for the Acer dude... maybe he's using OSx86?
post #29 of 34
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Those two were the first to go off topic and try to start a flame war.

It's always a hater that starts the insults. The neutral people and the Mac lovers just talk about the topic started in the thread. Then the haters come in and have to say, "I hate MAC. What? I'm just expressing my opiiiiiiiinion."

THAT is when all hell breaks loose.
I owned a mac for three years... i found it incompatible with economics, engineering and science based software. given that this is a university setting i suggested that it might be less likely for those types of students, forgoing any headaches at least.

Also, if you are interested in reading up on my Apple based research i recently finished a case study thesis (will attach if desired; 37pg .pdf) of apples marketing directives regarding software incompatibility.

Cheers, TLD
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Also, if you are interested in reading up on my Apple based research i recently finished a case study thesis (will attach if desired; 37pg .pdf) of apples marketing directives regarding software incompatibility.

Cheers, TLD
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