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Originally Posted by U-Dubominator View Post
and comparing gaming? you'd win.

Sorry but,
the top Mac Pro would beat your machine in FLOPS easily
http://www.apple.com/macpro/specs.html
hahahahahahahaha.......

No.
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post #132 of 232
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No, he's got two 5870's, easily bests the FLOPS of that mac.
They wouldn't be used in non-gaming applications and GPGPU computing hasn't taken off - especially with ATI cards
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They wouldn't be used in non-gaming applications and GPGPU computing hasn't taken off - especially with ATI cards
but he's comparing FLOPS, and in that case, the mac can't compete.
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post #134 of 232
The Mac flops alright.....But the PC can FLOPS better.

BTW, most Macs have the same hardware as low-end or mid-range PCs anyway. Its all just a OS war.
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post #135 of 232
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They wouldn't be used in non-gaming applications and GPGPU computing hasn't taken off - especially with ATI cards
The original argument (which you brought up yourself) was regarding FLOPS if I recall correctly.

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and comparing gaming? you'd win.

Sorry but,
the top Mac Pro would beat your machine in FLOPS easily
http://www.apple.com/macpro/specs.html
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The original argument (which you brought up yourself) was regarding FLOPS if I recall correctly.
i apologize for my choice of words and i stand corrected because of it.
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post #137 of 232
come on engadget, you were better than this once...
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The Mac flops alright.....But the PC can FLOPS better.

BTW, most Macs have the same hardware as low-end or mid-range PCs anyway. Its all just a OS war.
Is it really a OS war when the majority of mac users also buy a copy of Windows and at the very least a copy of office? I'd imagine MS makes more money off people who buy their software retail or OEM than it does from system builders.
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Paid for what? To do what? No one company is blatantly better? Did you read the article?
yes I did and i was making a joke, I was just stating that this can be factoid since i have not seen any studies or survey's on it.
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I'd like to see ANY Mac come and stand up to mine gaming power wise and my rig isn't even current gen GPU wise. Stupid statistics shown in a certain way to serve someone's bias are stupid.
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