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 Post subject: Looking for a new horse
PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:56 pm 
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Sirs,

I am contemplating a new computer and have an interest in looking at a Mac. What kind of havoc would that cause me? Is it game friendly with our Talonsoft and HPS games? Any input as to if this is a good or bad move would be appreciated.

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Getting an MAC is like taking a donkey to a horse race. It looks alright, it smells right, it eats the same hay, but it runs like a DONKEY![:D]

If you have no special reason for a MAC, get a BIG MAC, first, then buy a NEW PC![:p]

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The Macintosh is a good computer. The best if you run a lot of graffics or like an intuitive interface . . . but HPS doesn't issue their games in a Mac version, so you'd have to get an overlay software program to run them on a Mac, and therefore the performance wouldn't be as good as a PC.

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In the world of games programmers write them for DirectX and the PC. Only the a few of the mass market games ever show up in a Mac version. You can get an immulation software that allows the Mac to run MS Windows but games usually access hardware at to low a level for this to work for them. If you aren't in the graphic arts business and don't use a Mac at work and need to take your work home, avoid a Mac. The rest of the world uses and writes for PC's.

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