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**** 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.
Watch out with that gt**, I got a warning for that before.
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While 17 percent of Windows users are also stuck with a single CPU, over 90 percent of Macs running Steam have a dual-core...
Wait, so 83% of PCs have dual core or better vs 90% of macs? And the margin of error for the survey is...usually 4-5%? Is this even a significant finding?
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I don't see what the big deal is, all this article says is that all 10 of the 20 mac users have more powerful computers compared to the bazillion pc users!
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I believe it. Why? When i'm on my netbook (Aspire One ZG5, 1.6GHz Atom, nothing special), i'm on steam just because i contact people on it. It's my number one form of communication with many OCN'ers including fellow staff
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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."
Engadget has been hardcore Apple lately, whether its users are or not. Whenever Steve Job's so much as farts, Engadget has 20 articles on it, all on the front page.

I loved Engadget back in the day, don't go there anymore.

Ontopic: Yea, they may have 4GB, but they paid twice the price for their computer than I did.
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post #166 of 232
Well I think the biggest thing that people forget is that Steam is only available on the latest versions of OSX, which is only supported on x86 Macs. Which of course would make them all dual-core recent machines from the last couple years. I mean it's not rocket science to figure out. Wait 10-15 years and then see what the numbers say.

And yes, while Engadget seems to edge closer to being one large Apple ad, unfortunately there aren't many alternative sites that cover the same depth and breadth that they do. I just wish they would give equal coverage to all platforms of all types. They praise Android and seem to even be genuinely excited about Microsoft product as well, but their front-page articles don't reflect that.
Edited by thenutty1 - 6/10/10 at 4:26pm
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post #167 of 232
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I believe it. Why? When i'm on my netbook (Aspire One ZG5, 1.6GHz Atom, nothing special), i'm on steam just because i contact people on it. It's my number one form of communication with many OCN'ers including fellow staff
Did you take the survey with the netbook?
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post #168 of 232
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Engadget has been hardcore Apple lately, whether its users are or not. Whenever Steve Job's so much as farts, Engadget has 20 articles on it, all on the front page.

I loved Engadget back in the day, don't go there anymore.

Ontopic: Yea, they may have 4GB, but they paid twice the price for their computer than I did.
Do Steve Jobs' farts smell like stinky Apples?

lol sorry bad joke...
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wellllll youuu dontt saaayy thereee chipp?
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post #170 of 232
eniGadget articles have been rather Appley lately.
Edited by Megaman_90 - 6/10/10 at 6:19pm
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