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So I take it you had the same attitude when Xbox live was introduced?
Sort of, I hated the original Xbox, I got a 360 and enjoyed it for a while but I do hate the Live service, it's pretty dung-y. PSN is worlds better, and free!
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mac is absolute garbage.

source:

i own a macbook pro(more like shatbook blown)and it's trash
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mac is absolute garbage.

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i own a macbook pro(more like shatbook blown)and it's trash
http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...handle-i7.html

Yes.
post #154 of 232
I like how everyone says "this article is stupid" and "engadget is untrustworthy and sucks". We all know if this article was the opposite people would just agree with it and do some more Mac bashing.
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post #155 of 232
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Right now people are pissed at Engadget, and it's carrying over into that article for obvious reasons.

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/...29286547095019

"On 6/9/10 Engadget posted an article concerning Htc EVO 4G vs. iPhone 4. In this article they posted a poll. The iPhone 4 was ahead of the EVO for a time but once the EVO started catching up Engadget deleted the article and the poll and continued to delete comments on other articles concerning the deleted article. Wrong is wrong here people. Enough is enough."
O wow, Engadget needs to get their Apple out of their ass. I think that they should hold up to journalism standards of being fair, unbiased news.

And about this article. As long as Windows PCs have a faster GPU than the Mac counterpart, for gaming, the Windows PC will most likely always win, so it doesn't really matter *as much* as the other parts.
     
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Percentages are fine and all, but it doesn't really mean anything if you are comparing two very different types of computers. What I like to point out the most is that there's a huge difference in the number of PC's vs. Macs.

Also, the Steam Powered Hardware Survey cannot determine how many people are running Windows under WINE. So there is some level of error in the number of people using "Windows XP 32-bit". I for one am running Steam in WINE right now in 32-bit XP mode, but I could switch it to Windows 7 any time I want.
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In the end it doesn't even matter. I mean there is no point to any of this really.

Why don't they do a survey on what the average FPS is on the games maxed out. That would make far more sense than this dribble.
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lame.
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Percentages are fine and all, but it doesn't really mean anything if you are comparing two very different types of computers. What I like to point out the most is that there's a huge difference in the number of PC's vs. Macs.

Also, the Steam Powered Hardware Survey cannot determine how many people are running Windows under WINE. So there is some level of error in the number of people using "Windows XP 32-bit". I for one am running Steam in WINE right now in 32-bit XP mode, but I could switch it to Windows 7 any time I want.

Interesting. The hardware survey always crashes on me under Linux(Arch and Ubuntu) and Mac(OSX 10.6) under wine. This includes Crossover games and Play on Linux.
    
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Perhaps he has gentiles, did you ever think of that? no and that means you're racist.

I'm not trying to be funny - i am not a performer nor a comedian. I like to see him rage.
G T F O fail troll.

We're engaging in a highly productive, crucial debate about the merits of a bunch of machines that have absolutely no use for the people on this forum.
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