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Going to switch from PC to Mac

Discussion in 'Technology' started by Lentsnh, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    How much do you think i could get for my 1 and 1/2 year old Gateway laptop w/Vista?
     
  2. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    not much unfortunately. no one really wants used laptops.

    I paid about 1.2 for my laptop 1.5 years ago and My roommate just got one about twice as nice as mine for about 500.
     
  3. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    dont do it.
    macs arent that great.

    say no viruses? wrong.
    u cant configure anything or make ur own program in mac.

    BUT

    if ur using it for media/work and ur not doing games or anything

    go mac!
     
  4. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Mine was $650 on sale from $1,000 at best buy. I guess i could get about $300 out of it? Im tired on PCs :/
     
  5. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    specs and model?
     
  6. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    what are the specs really depends.
     
  7. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    Yeah i do alot of Video/Music/and other media than anything else. alot of web browsing too
     
  8. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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  9. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    if your just killing time with your computer then def go mac, but the cad programs i use aren't very nice to macs
     
  10. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:41 PM
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    FlawedXJ

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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    and don't buy another laptop til you go to college. seriously man. wait. My laptop barely runs the software i need it to and its got 2gb of ram...
     
  11. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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    Thats probably how long it will take me to save up for one
     
  12. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:45 PM
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    Vista Basic ill find my computer and ill put up the URL
     
  13. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:46 PM
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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    highschool grad gifts = money towards laptop. Money saved while working now = money for truck.
     
  14. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    yep during highschool im going to get my truck in order and then......... who knows
     
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    i use bootcamp so with one computer i can have both pc and mac... i spend a lot more time in the mac os tho ;)
     
  17. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:46 AM
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    Macs are sex! I haven't looked back since I bought a mac.
     
  18. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:50 AM
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    I have been producing music for about 6 years now... Used a PC for the first 5 years... IT worked ok.. Finally switched to a Mac about a year ago. I will never own a PC again. The PC would run at about 80%cpu when using my programs moderatly, I have never seen my mac go above 30% loaded heavy! Both machines where configured camparatively.
     
  19. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:09 AM
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    get a Mac, I have one and trust me they are great for everything!! Sure they are expensive but they are worth it!
     
  20. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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