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Poll: Which do you prefer? (47 member(s) have cast votes)

Mac or PC

  1. Mac (17 votes [36.17%])

    Percentage of vote: 36.17%

  2. PC (30 votes [63.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 63.83%

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#1 hype

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 02:27 PM

Which and why?

I've never had a Mac but I've worked on them endlessly for my school paper - I guess the draw is that they're speedy, easy to use and harder to crash? But aren't they a bit too simple?

Edited by hype, August 01, 2008 - 02:34 PM.


#2 Guest_Nissan_*

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 02:33 PM

Are you buying a laptop for college?

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 02:37 PM

I used a Mac last year in my Video Productions class and I got to say that it's pretty good but only if you're into making and editing videos or any of the media stuff. It is pretty easy to use and tons of features but I rather go with a PC for everything else.

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#4 hype

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 02:50 PM

Are you buying a laptop for college?

I was thinking about getting a Macbook but my laptop works fine. Don't know if I will get one next year or not. Plus, I revamped the look of my current laptop and it now has that sleek Mac look :nervous:

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 02:51 PM

Tons of programs for PC
Limited amount of programs for MAC

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 03:13 PM

i know macs are better but i like the pc because im used to them.

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 03:21 PM

PC for familiarity, Mac for interests....




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Posted August 01, 2008 - 03:25 PM

Mac. No antivirus needed. Never crashed. I've had my laptop for two years and the only problem I've had is battery life. My first battery sputtered out after about a year and a half. It was fully covered by warranty. Total maintenance - $0. I've never had any other issues whatsoever.

I went from XP to OSX, and it simplified my life sooo much. Everything works, everything makes sense.

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 04:41 PM

Mac has so many cooler features which is cooler, and I am using a mac right now and am happy with the performance! so buy a mac!

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 05:10 PM

Saint Nick (lol), you didn't use any extraneous apps for Windows? Is that why you switched? Which macbook do you recommend for a student?

#11 SaintNicholasVanExel

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 05:18 PM

Saint Nick (lol), you didn't use any extraneous apps for Windows? Is that why you switched? Which macbook do you recommend for a student?


I switched because I was sick of all of the problems with my PC. I'm not a gamer, so I didn't lose any programs that i typically used. Honestly, any Mac is good for a student. I bought the cheapest MacBook two years ago, then put an extra GB of RAM in, and it was game over from there.

I can use the internet, word process, edit my pictures, and make my movies with ease. that's all I need.

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 05:19 PM

Mac. No antivirus needed. Never crashed.


The only reason why Mac users don't need to worry about viruses as much is due to the fact that there are less Mac users then PC users. If you're a hacker, why would you target the smaller percent? So it's because of that and not because Macs are virus-resistant or anything like that...

However, for me. The answer is simple: Macs don't game and PCs do.
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#13 Guest_Nissan_*

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 05:21 PM

I was thinking about getting a Macbook but my laptop works fine. Don't know if I will get one next year or not. Plus, I revamped the look of my current laptop and it now has that sleek Mac look :clap:

I love my Macbook Pro. Best laptop ever. :clap:

Are you just going to use it for school, internet, and music? You can get a Macbook for $1,000 and a Macbook Pro for $2,000. Did you ask your school if they have discounts for Apple?

If the doctor is paying for this laptop... get a Macbook Pro.

#14 hype

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 05:24 PM

Why are they so expensive if it's so "basic"? What are the features?

oh, and I was craving a Mac and did this to my dell:


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#15 SaintNicholasVanExel

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 05:32 PM

The only reason why Mac users don't need to worry about viruses as much is due to the fact that there are less Mac users then PC users. If you're a hacker, why would you target the smaller percent? So it's because of that and not because Macs are virus-resistant or anything like that...


That's the only reason I need... for now. As the number of Mac users grows, the risk is going to go up. I can accept that. I spend way too much time fixing Norton-caused problems on my parents' PC to even want to think about using an anti-virus.

How many of you Windows users roll without an AV? A lot of my friends do without any problems. I guess it's all about being smart online.

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 06:04 PM

you made a thread :D

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 08:13 PM

you made a thread :D

made plenty of threads before you were at CL buddy :rock:

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 08:16 PM

I never go without security, and I download a lot but rarely use torrents. I have Kaspersky as my main and a couple different anti spyware/malware progs. Don't know if I'm just weird, but I find it fun managing the security of my laptop. The apps and features make me happy.

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 08:41 PM

People say Mac's are hard to use. I got a Mac and it didn't take that much adjustment, and I love my macbook. They are definitely worth it.
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#20 SaintNicholasVanExel

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Posted August 01, 2008 - 10:32 PM

People say Mac's are hard to use. I got a Mac and it didn't take that much adjustment, and I love my macbook. They are definitely worth it.

I heard a lot of that when I was thinking about getting mine. It took me a few hours to figure it out. After about a month, I was fluent with everything.




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