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not really that one has a picture of a chick on it this one dosnt.
rofl
post #12 of 22
so this one does'nt have the chick and it costs more
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Man you'll be able to browse the internet and edit videos really fast with this!
the UVD chip will be nice for HD content, but do any Macs have Blu-Ray drives?

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Woot, A more expensive 3870 just for those fruity folks that spend more just because it has a different name...........


Seriously, the 3870 is like $130 now... people are starting to market things like apple....
If people are dumb enough to bite then I say go for it ATI. Might as well cash in on the ignorance.
Edited by binormalkilla - 6/13/08 at 10:09am
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Umm Mac people love paying extra for exclusive items....Duh. They own a Mac.
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Ok so difference between this and a "regular" 3870 is what, the single slot cooler, man that is going to overheat so fast.
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Ok so difference between this and a "regular" 3870 is what, the single slot cooler, man that is going to overheat so fast.
As mentioned before, it's not the only 3870 that is single slot.
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Rebranded and overpriced Sapphire 3870?

Yay.
Thats not unusual on Macs...
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I don't understand...the normal 3870 works on macs...
Yeah, and there are cheaper alternatives to just about anything a Mac owner buys for his Mac.

It's just because it says Mac on the box.

I don't understand why you guys are all "ZOMG! 3D ON A MAC?!"... you know, there are actually Mac games, and those that don't supports Macs are played on a VM... so yes, a 3D card is needed and no, there are no driver problems with current cards.

As for whoever asked if there are Bluray drives in any Mac... uhh, yeah. Apple did an awesome job of getting a lot of people who edit movies to use their software.
Edited by Coma - 6/13/08 at 11:50am
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if they put a white heat sink cover and threw an apple logo on there, they could easily charge $300 and get away with it.
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post #20 of 22
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if they put a white heat sink cover and threw an apple logo on there, they could easily charge $300 and get away with it.
What if they covered it completely in white plastic? So that none of the circuity could be seen.
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