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post #1 of 18
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my mom only needs the internet and checking emails and whatnot, so right now i'm gonna go print off an iMac Mini at 1.5 ghz i think

k explain what i'm getting at by urself:
http://pccyber.ca/scrItem.asp?produc...ct_types_id=42

and i know macs are 64 bit and i think equivalent to a 3ghz 64 bit AMD per 1.5ghz or something and AMAZINGLY fast, so they are most likely insane for folding RIGHT??

i actually like macs (the fast ones) like the G5 and stuff like that, great multitaskers! and the layout is so smooth and...."fluffy"
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post #2 of 18
Its only 64bit if its a G5. And I think a G5 and an AMD 64 are about equal clock for clock.
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post #3 of 18
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now THIS would be a good folder http://pccyber.ca/scrItem.asp?produc...roduct_id=7123

OH MY GOD we have one of these at my school, and 5 or 6 of those flat ones where its just the monitor
and like 40 emacs, get all of those folding
there are also the like 300 G3 imacs
i don't want to think about all of the points i would get folding

we also have 4 pc labs for a total of 8 labs in the school
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post #4 of 18
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no, macs pwn pc (yes they DO)

but since they come with 32mb video cards they die in the gaming part, but for multitasking and those dual-dual core macs they make (making the quad) ....think a lab full of those folding
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post #5 of 18
you really can't compare powermac's to intel or amd processors they use a totally different architecture and instructions. but yeah I guess that'd be good....although are you sure your mom can use a mac?
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post #6 of 18
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and macs have only 64 bit cpus

except maybe the G3 and below, but that has 64 bit

EDIT: acutally the G3's in my computer science class are 64 bit also...(but at 500mhz lol)
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post #7 of 18
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the layout if a bit different but she will like it (if she listens and considers it), its nice and smooth, i love macs (sorry overclock.net)

they are just a nice OS, if they made windows on a G5 i'd be on it, but viceversa and it wouldn't work because mac has very little game support....
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post #8 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hp_Pavilion
and macs have only 64 bit cpus

except maybe the G3 and below, but that has 64 bit

EDIT: acutally the G3's in my computer science class are 64 bit also...(but at 500mhz lol)
only G5s are 64bit
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post #9 of 18
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yeah i just learned taht, but they are still REALLY fast for 1.5ghz...
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by dex100
only G5s are 64bit
Hate to burst all your bubblesbut I think alll Mac's are built on a native 64bit architecture (as far back as the first powerPC chip based system.)
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