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post #1 of 34 Old 07-21-2010, 06:53 PM Thread Starter
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I am buying a laptop, and i need opinions on wether i should buy a macbook pro or a dell studio. I need actual legit reasons, not like 'because macs look cool". I built a desktop pc that is running at 3.2 ghz with 8 gigs of ram, and ive gone to school for pc maintenance. but i think id like to try the mac. I will be using almost every adobe program as well as other high demand programs. any input would be awesome

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I will never in my life buy another PC after owning a Mac. They are much easier to use, period.

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"I will never in my life buy another PC after owning a Mac. They are much easier to use, period." couldnt have said it better myself.

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ok, what do you guys use them for?

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Surfing, word documents, spreadsheets, music, pictures, videos, tons of 6.0l pfds. Currently looking for a good CAD program for some house renovations. I was going to dual boot and run all of my truck stuff on here but I decided just to keep it on my old PC

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I have both and prefer the mac in every way, its quicker running multiple programs and I can still use windows on it if I want. I have photoshop cs4 extended and it just speeds through any work I have to do. My mac is outdated now and its still faster then I need. 2.33ghz core 2 duo, 3gb ram, macbook pro 17in.
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awesome, thanks for the advice guys. and yea i like the boot camp feature to run windows as well, ill just have to get used to osx
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I went from a PC to a mac and that was a great decision. I will never again own anything other than a mac. Once you get used to osx than it is the most user friendly computer you will ever use.

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You need to make this into a poll

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consider it done

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