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post #11 of 14
I have to agree with Xaine99 the choice of a MAC for the intended useage would be an astute purchase.

I have a number of friends whom work within the artworld circle and all are diehard MAC user's for thier work. Two are even hardcore AMD gammer's but still choose the MAC over the other.

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post #12 of 14
I would be saying similar to Frosty15. A P4 will be a lot better because of the longer processing pipelines, AMD wouldnt be a great choice. Though i have to say the same, i woulnt ever buy a P4 for my own rig. A mac seems a good choice too, though again, not for me.

see: P4 Vs Mac

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post #13 of 14
Yeah, I think if KingWilliam shows his friend the demo video of Aperture alone here that he'd start looking at Mac's seriously as well.
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post #14 of 14
I have Photoshop on my PC's and Mac's.
And use it on both platforms.
I use Photoshop on my Mac at least 60% of the time.
It's where most of my image files and work files are are, so that is probably why I use Pshop on my Mac more.
Also it's a habit to use Pshop on the Mac.

Most pro's in the "creative" world use a Mac.
So for compatibility he might want a Mac.

Even so, it shouldn't make any difference which platform he chooses as I exchange files between Macs and Pcs all the time with no problem.

So ultimately: Intel, AMD, Mac, it really doesn't matter what he is on as long as it is fast, has at least 2Gb of ram, a decent 256mb video card, and has a big harddrive.
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