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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
4 years ago#11
Macs generally aren't overpriced per se, compared against the items they're competing with directly. Problem is you've got idiots out there who insist on doing stupid **** like comparing an iMac all-in-one to a gaming tower. All that sort of thing proves is the person doing the comparison isn't actually in the market for an all-in-one and most likely enjoys hearing their own voice.
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User Info: Zero254

Zero254
4 years ago#12
Macs are overpriced.
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User Info: Louisville15

Louisville15
4 years ago#13
Zero254 posted...
iPWNtheNoobs posted...
From: Zero254 | #003
I have a very funny picture of someone buying a pc with the same build as a mac and then like 400 packs of poptarts on the side with the same price.

Where is this picture?


http://imgur.com/2PEDR

I think I found it guys


LOL
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User Info: davidd

davidd
4 years ago#14
darkstar4221 posted...
If Mac had a more open platform it would be the superior OS by far.


http://mxcl.github.com/homebrew/

Boom.
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User Info: Zero254

Zero254
4 years ago#15
Or you could just get linux instead.

It's not very open if it comes locked.
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User Info: _Marka_Ragnos_

_Marka_Ragnos_
4 years ago#16
iMacs are ridiculous. You pay between one and two grand for a desktop with laptop components. That's kind of funny actually. And mac pros are sitting around with three year old technology for a five grand starting point.

The only apple computer that I think is worth what they charge is the MacBook air and that is because no other ultra book really competes with it. The asus zenbooks come close, but they haven't gotten the touchpad right yet for some reason. And thats probably the most important part of an ultrabook.
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User Info: davidd

davidd
4 years ago#17
Mac Pro's finally seeing an update soon... now that there are actually, you know, new Xeons to update to.
-davidd

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_Marka_Ragnos_
4 years ago#18
davidd posted...
Mac Pro's finally seeing an update soon... now that there are actually, you know, new Xeons to update to.


Absolutely no excuse to continue selling it for a $5000 price point starting.
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User Info: DiehardFFv2

DiehardFFv2
4 years ago#19
Those poptarts are kind of overpriced. The store near me has the same size boxes for 2.50 a piece.
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User Info: davidd

davidd
4 years ago#20
_Marka_Ragnos_ posted...
davidd posted...
Mac Pro's finally seeing an update soon... now that there are actually, you know, new Xeons to update to.


Absolutely no excuse to continue selling it for a $5000 price point starting.


Starts at $2500, not $5000. And that's the typical starting price for these kinds of systems (hint: they're not designed for typical home users)
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