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    I Have to point out My preference for Linux, even If i cant Get The Damn BIOS set up right...

    But Im Never going To By An Apple Product, solely based On Their commercials.

    The Ipod commercial; there Are people Inside Of People. thats Just Twisted.
    But then the Mac Computer Is Boasting About how Its Better Than PCs.
    It Not. It's OS Better than Windows. Not As much Of A Piece of junk. But if you put in the same OS, then a PC will always run faster. it can be upgraded, whereas a Mac is going to stay the same forever. also, macs usually contain heavy metals which are dangerous to dispose of.

    so... Linux OS > OSX > Windows.
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    But if you put in the same OS, then a PC will always run faster. it can be upgraded, whereas a Mac is going to stay the same forever. also, macs usually contain heavy metals which are dangerous to dispose of.
    Mostly wrong.

    1. saying you can switch the OS is stupid. They are different. The reason you buy the mac is for the OS and the computer, not just one part. so... it's not worth comparing, though I doubt there's any proof even if you did/could. Now with the intel thing, it's possible to switch; that's true... so.... maybe it's different now. But I still say Prove that a PC runs faster. Plus... linux? windows? unix? (OSX is based in unix). Note that the first 'PC' was the personal computer introduced by APPLE.

    2. 'PC will always run faster'... uh? for the price? same stats? what? That's illogical. Same parts would run at the same speed.

    3. Macs can be upgraded. I got extra ram, I have a new internal harddrive (as well as an external one), was considering whether to add a new card to the computer with a 'eSATA' port (theoretically 5x faster than firewire) but decided against it, and that's just me. Lots you can do. It is true-- there is LESS available to upgrade with, but it's quite possible.

    4. the heavy metals thing is interesting, but I haven't heard that. If true, which I'm not saying it isn't, then I doubt that no PC manufacturing company has not/is not doing the same.


    And... commercials? You just don't like them? ...?
    So if you like a commerical you go out and buy the product?
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    Heheh
    Plus... linux? windows? unix? (OSX is based in unix).
    Not really. The kernel is a BSD kernel, and I believe OSX uses some UNIX-like utilities, but the operating system Apple have built on top of the basics is very different.
    But if you put in the same OS, then a PC will always run faster.
    Unlikely -- you're completely failing to take in the hardware differences. As djr33 said, Macs start considerably higher in terms of hardware.
    it can be upgraded, whereas a Mac is going to stay the same forever.
    There is a certain monolithic approach to building a computer that Apple are quite fond of, but it's going much too far to say that a Mac will "stay the same forever."
    also, macs usually contain heavy metals which are dangerous to dispose of.
    The substances used to build any computer tend to be difficult to destroy safely. I don't think the weight of the metal used is the primary factor, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by djr33
    So if you like a commerical you go out and buy the product?
    Isn't that the whole point of commercials?
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    Exactly. But, generally, I look beyond the commercials to what matters.

    Remember this argument is 'which computer is better', not which computer has better commercials


    I agree with Twey here.

    And, in the end, it's all about preference. Really... they all do the same thing.

    I love macs because they never get viruses... not that they're immune, but no one bothers to write them. Odds are just against it.

    And I like how they work. So... for me, I like editing on a mac.

    But I'd always want a PC to do internet/gaming/programming type things.
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    Exactly. But, generally, I look beyond the commercials to what matters.
    Psst. I think he was joking.
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    I don't know what ads ran recently in other locales but in most of the US market we had a run up to the holidays of these Mac and PC ads for Apple where each machine is personified, Mac by this hip kid in jeans and PC by this older Bill Gates (if he gained some weight) looking type fellow in a suit. I always ended up feeling sorry for old PC though and will probably buy one of his machines again. I have yet to get my first Mac and would probably do so mostly for niche testing of scripts, if I get around to it.
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    Psst. I think he was joking.
    Right. But I wasn't
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