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It's ok, 95% of the MBP owners only use it for word processing in starbucks, or facebook in lectures.
It's funny (and sad) because it's true. They spend at least $1.2k or even more to JUST surf the web or go YouTube and type essays. Guess what? A 400 to 600 dollar laptop can do all that too. Surpass surprise. The people I see are better off getting a cheap $400 laptop and donating the rest to charity.

My english teacher had trouble with a PC last week since she's a hardcore Mac: she didn't know how to play a movie from a DVD in Windows and asked for help. That situation called for a facedesk, not facepalm haha.
Edited by Rpg2 - 3/21/11 at 8:15am
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post #72 of 161
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My english teacher had trouble with a PC last week since she's a hardcore Mac: she didn't know how to play a movie from a DVD in Windows and asked for help. That situation called for a facedesk, not facepalm haha.
Good Lord.
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post #73 of 161
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Originally Posted by PoopaScoopa View Post
Heat isn't an issue. Both the GPU and CPU can handle 103C temps which neither are reaching. It's a kernel panic which means drivers; that are written by ATI of course.

It's funny hearing all the people trying to bash Apple.
How about you read some, people are having the problem under high CPU loads, one person on Youtube showed it with converting a video to h.264.
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So... it's just coincidence that the unofficial work around for this until its fixed by Apple is to use the IGP instead of the dedicated AMD GPU?
You do realise that would reduce the heat MASSIVELY? It is the stupidly small heatsink they used that is the culprit.
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What a surprise...
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post #76 of 161
Once again apple prooves that they make stuff that is form over function, as long as it looks pretty, it doesn't matter if it works or not!

Not surprising really...
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Anything with rumors in the name of a website just doesn't do it for me in terms of news.
So when people were talking about their xbox's freaking out w/ the overheating issue, that wasn't news? It's definitely important to point these things out as they could develop into a global problem for Apple.
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Wow just read through the whole thread and it seems that apple are blaming drivers!

If the cooling was adequate in the first place, the gpu and cpu running at top whack wouldn't cause a problem.

If you put a top end cpu and gaming graphics in a laptop, you at least expect it to be cooled properly so you can actually use it to its full potential and not overheat and crash.
Drivers are never the problem, its the hardware!
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post #79 of 161
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How about you read some, people are having the problem under high CPU loads, one person on Youtube showed it with converting a video to h.264.
Link would be greatly appreciated. :3
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So when people were talking about their xbox's freaking out w/ the overheating issue, that wasn't news? It's definitely important to point these things out as they could develop into a global problem for Apple.
Ahem....
http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/21/n...er-heavy-load/
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