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I have never really looked at a mac book, so I don't know if theres really a thunderbolt or not. Maybe the apple rep just made it up.
    
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
I have never really looked at a mac book, so I don't know if theres really a thunderbolt or not. Maybe the apple rep just made it up.
Apple rep: "See this thunderbolt here? that means it got LIGHTNING speed transfer capabilities with Intels new light peak technology."

Constumer: "Isn't that the power connector there?"

At least that's somewhat plausible? xD
    
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Originally Posted by krazyatom View Post
yea just get 2 more dell u2410 and another gtx 480 for eye finity.
wat


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That conversation is pretty funny, was he talking about USB 3.0 and mistaking it for doing something with the internet, or the new lan ports? Because the way Apple is marketing USB 3.0 is pretty annoying something like "New Macbook's now come with super speed" giving you the impression that it's this new product that hasn't been around for a year and that isn't already on most other computers.

For the triple screen setup go to a local microcenter, they have a triple screen set up at their dell/alienware booth.
I'm pretty sure the new macbook pro's dont have USB 3.0, they opted to include Intel's lightpeak port, which they call thunderbolt. Its working as their 10gb/s multi-use port, but there arent many devices at all that use it yet. Thats what the salesman in the OP was referring to.
Edited by MooCwzRck - 4/25/11 at 3:16pm
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another gtx 480 for eye finity.
lol

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dangit MooCwzRck.... haha
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lol

:edit:
dangit MooCwzRck.... haha
haha, to be honest, I can't believe we're the only ones who caught that...lol
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I have never really looked at a mac book, so I don't know if theres really a thunderbolt or not. Maybe the apple rep just made it up.
How could he make it up if he was pointing it out?
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How could he make it up if he was pointing it out?
I didn't say there wasn't one there. I said maybe there is, but I haven't really looked at a mac book. I guess there is one there...
    
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Maybe he was talking about a MacBook Pro which does have Thunderbolt, and the symbol. If you think he made it up, complain and move on.

What are you trying to prove, exactly? Calling some guy out over a stupid story is not much better then making up said story.
     
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Maybe he was talking about a MacBook Pro which does have Thunderbolt, and the symbol. If you think he made it up, complain and move on.

What are you trying to prove, exactly? Calling some guy out over a stupid story is not much better then making up said story.
I don't have a point, I was just telling you what I heard.
    
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