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    Trying to convince myself it would be worth the investment

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    having an apple logo at the back of your laptop and becoming a mainstream kid, can't see it as an advantage myself
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    the keyboards look a bit cooler
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    (Original post by Mayhem™)
    having an apple logo at the back of your laptop and becoming a mainstream kid, can't see it as an advantage myself
    Surely general performance and reliability is what makes macs good?

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    (Original post by Souljer)
    Surely general performance and reliability is what makes macs good?

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    nope, like most things nowadays it's all about buying popular stuff due to social media
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    (Original post by Souljer)
    Trying to convince myself it would be worth the investment

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    What will you be using the computer for?

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    Surely general performance and reliability is what makes macs good?

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    Apple don't have any unique or proprietary hardware powering their machines or any software secrecy to drastically improve the performance of those components, a Windows laptop with the same Intel processor and same calibre of RAM/hard drives etc will perform very similarly.
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    Thanks peeps I will give it a miss

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    (Original post by Souljer)
    Thanks peeps I will give it a miss

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    Wait! Dont! They make awesome looking mousemats!
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    From my experience, the Mac OS is far more stable than Windows. Generally Macs and equivalent Windows PCs are not that different in price either, despite what people may have you believe.
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    (Original post by chrissmith95)
    From my experience, the Mac OS is far more stable than Windows. Generally Macs and equivalent Windows PCs are not that different in price either, despite what people may have you believe.
    You must have been downloading dodgy **** to make Windows unstable.
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    Macs are said to be better for film makers and music makers. :yep:
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    (Original post by Jared44)
    You must have been downloading dodgy **** to make Windows unstable.
    I agree - in the last 3 years of owning a Windows laptop, I haven't had any problems with regards to stability of the OS. (Previously, I did get a BSOD issue, but that was resolved via Advanced Systemcare.) The 4 or 5 years previous to that, I haven't had any Windows stability issues, either. (The last 3 years are on windows 7, the first 4-5 years on XP. Very shortly, I will be switching to a dual booted Windows 7/Windows 10 setup, again with no issues expected.)
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    (Original post by EuroQuake)
    Macs are said to be better for film makers and music makers. :yep:
    I've previously had experience with GarageBand on Mac, and that was good - but for movies etc, Windows Movie Maker works well enough for my needs.
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    (Original post by spotify95)
    I agree - in the last 3 years of owning a Windows laptop, I haven't had any problems with regards to stability of the OS. (Previously, I did get a BSOD issue, but that was resolved via Advanced Systemcare.) The 4 or 5 years previous to that, I haven't had any Windows stability issues, either. (The last 3 years are on windows 7, the first 4-5 years on XP. Very shortly, I will be switching to a dual booted Windows 7/Windows 10 setup, again with no issues expected.)
    I tried to help you with that issue, but you never replied.
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    (Original post by spotify95)
    I've previously had experience with GarageBand on Mac, and that was good - but for movies etc, Windows Movie Maker works well enough for my needs.
    Anyone buying a laptop specifically for movie making won't exactly be having Windows Movie Maker in mind.
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    (Original post by Souljer)
    Trying to convince myself it would be worth the investment

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    definitely worth it ...
    for a mere £500 extra you get an illuminated apple on the back cover.
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    (Original post by Jared44)
    I tried to help you with that issue, but you never replied.
    Apologies about that, I must have missed the notification! When abouts was it that you replied?

    The BSOD issue has long since been fixed now, thank goodness!
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    Anyone buying a laptop specifically for movie making won't exactly be having Windows Movie Maker in mind.
    I know - for dedicated film/movie making, you'd be wanting much more specialist software than Windows Live Movie Maker :yep:

    However, for what I need it for (occasional videos for Youtube), it does the job!
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    (Original post by spotify95)
    Apologies about that, I must have missed the notification! When abouts was it that you replied?

    The BSOD issue has long since been fixed now, thank goodness!
    I have no idea. A long time ago.
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    (Original post by spotify95)
    I agree - in the last 3 years of owning a Windows laptop, I haven't had any problems with regards to stability of the OS. (Previously, I did get a BSOD issue, but that was resolved via Advanced Systemcare.) The 4 or 5 years previous to that, I haven't had any Windows stability issues, either. (The last 3 years are on windows 7, the first 4-5 years on XP. Very shortly, I will be switching to a dual booted Windows 7/Windows 10 setup, again with no issues expected.)
    We're referencing Windows 8/8.1 and 10, both off which have a plethora of issues.
 
 
 
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