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Mac hardware also has a longer useful lifetime than equivalent Windows hardware.
Fanboy much? These parts typically come out of the same Foxconn/ECS factories that everything else came out of. Longer lasting? I highly doubt this claim. Given that processors and video cards are all equally crappy, there's nothing that really separates the Mac now compared to a similar Intel build.
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Fanboy much? These parts typically come out of the same Foxconn/ECS factories that everything else came out of. Longer lasting? I highly doubt this claim. Given that processors and video cards are all equally crappy, there's nothing that really separates the Mac now compared to a similar Intel build.
they will have a longer useful lifetime because Apple makes new OSes with the intent to support older hardware, so it is sometimes easier to upgrade your macs OS than it is to upgrade your PCs OS.
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they will have a longer useful lifetime because Apple makes new OSes with the intent to support older hardware, so it is sometimes easier to upgrade your macs OS than it is to upgrade your PCs OS.
Thank you. The hardware lifetime, as in working physically, that would be about the same . The useful lifetime, with OS updates, and compatibility is much greater, though.
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"Hello I'm a MAC... and it's cold here in this coffin, someone let me out, please!"
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Since, you guys can't have mature discussions without attacking each other I have closed this thread.
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