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post #181 of 232
Meh its just on averages. We all know that PC's are more powerfull than macs. But more people will own lower spec PC's.
post #182 of 232
does the mac even have anything similar to fraps?
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post #183 of 232
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why are articles like these even made ?

1. Not everyone chooses to do the hardware survey
2. The market share
1. obviously it's based on available data
2. market share? What does market share have to do with what percentage of macs have 4GB of ram?
    
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This is completely irrelevant. You could make the point that many computer retarded people just hit ok to everything, and those who actually read the stuff tend to be the computer inclined who tend to have better computers and simply decline it as a waste of time. I know I always decline the hardware survey.

Even if this is correct, the only relevant comparisons should be FPS or some other benchmark on same Spec'd Mac's and PC's both using OpenGL or whatever the Mac standard is for Source-Engine games.

How is it surprising that Endgaget is Apple biased, they had the 4G iPhone first...
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ugg I just played tf2 and the whole time people in chat were going

"lol macfags lololol noobs!11!!"

makes me sick
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post #186 of 232
Misleading title.

Clearly the most important piece of hardware to call it more "powerful" (in Steam's context at least) is the graphics card, which as stated in the article are much less powerful in Macs. Doesn't take any sort of study for anyone to know that.

It is cool to know the RAM and Dual-Core business, but obviously no one here is going to take that seriously.
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post #187 of 232
wow, a study to show that most macs come with a pretty decent amount of hardware, what next, next they'll release a study on how gamers prefer gaming mice
post #188 of 232
PC users are poor and Mac users are more well off.
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post #189 of 232
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ugg I just played tf2 and the whole time people in chat were going

"lol macfags lololol noobs!11!!"
Maybe there is some truth in that.
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There are still standards in journalism? lol Really, that's a problem across all news, not just Engadget or other tech sites.

But again, what are you going to dedicate more resources towards? A news story guaranteed to get hits (ie Apple), or towards a mediocre story only a small niche of people care about (ie Droid)?

Sorry if the truth hurts. More people care about Apple.
So you rather they dedicate their time to pointless articles and statistics towards this?
I only ask for professionalism on their behalf since they are pretty much the biggest internet site of their kind. You are telling me that they can't afford to distribute resources?
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