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    Posted: 28 July 2004 at 9:59pm

i have a AMD Desktop PC, and an Apple Powerbook G3,  i like the apple better even though it's only 400mhz compared to 1ghz, the reliability and simpilicity make up for the speed,  I've been tryin to get my parents to see the light and get either an iMac or PowerMac G4/G5 for the family desktop but they're afraid of compatiblity isuses with the PC's at their offices.



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pc caue i have one.. but a want a mac
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 July 2004 at 8:47pm
Originally posted by Sammy Sammy wrote:

Mac gamer..LOL....Im a pc fan, becuase i play more games. But i would get a mac if i did more video editing, otherwise i see no purpose. They need more software support. And i have a Dell and it never crashes.


First off, the only reason the mac platform doesnt have as many games is because people dont think it has as many games.

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http://www.macsoftgames.com/

Most major games are released on mac fairly quickly. Some delay a bit (Battlefield 1942 finally got ported), and some come out on hybrid CDs that work on mac and pc (id software and blizzard almost always do this).

I guess ill give a lesson in game porting here for everyone. A jpeg is a jpeg, an mpeg is an mpeg, no matter if it is stored on a mac or a pc. This means that the actual "stuff" that makes up a game is absolutely the same on any platform. All a company has to do is write a slightly changed version of the game engine designed to render on OpenGL instead of directx, and theyve got themselves a mac and linux port. Thats all there is to it.

One of the other problems is macs generally dont have quite as good of graphics cards, since it takes time to build a card compatible with the macs chipset. However apple is bring out the geforce 6800 ultra in a couple months soo.....

As for "software support" im lost as to what you mean. I mean, ive got the best video editing software, the best DVD authoring software, i play games on here, and run a PHP/MySQL equipped Apache webserver on here.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 July 2004 at 8:10pm
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Witch is better MACs or PCs ?

i use PC but HATE Dell. i love MACs there are no viruses and never crash

What does Dell have to do with PC's, or right they try to make PC's.

Macs were created to protect Microsoft's monopoly.

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Witch is better MACs or PCs ?

i use PC but HATE Dell. i love MACs there are no viruses and never crash

What does Dell have to do with PC's, or right they try to make PC's.

Macs were created to protect Microsoft's monopoly.



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Mac gamer..LOL....Im a pc fan, becuase i play more games. But i would get a mac if i did more video editing, otherwise i see no purpose. They need more software support. And i have a Dell and it never crashes.
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Dells are actually good if you have half a brain when you buy them. Get a refurbished and you have a viable starter PC for a good price, get a new one and you're being robbed.

However, homebuilt PCs are probably the best stuff out there.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 July 2004 at 7:42pm

pc for gaming mac for other stuffs.

next thing im getting a mac.



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I like to play games.

 

 

 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 July 2004 at 7:18pm
Mac = better
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 July 2004 at 7:14pm
Originally posted by MSG.Mobius MSG.Mobius wrote:

Macs were created to protect Microsoft's monopoly.



I'm guessing you weren't alive in the early 80's?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 July 2004 at 7:12pm

not nearly as many viri as PC though

 

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