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Old 05-11-10, 12:08 AM   #13
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Wow, those are almost as good as the build I made two years ago, and cost more than twice as much.

But yay for mac users, their overpriced computers will now be able to play two more old games.
Yeah. I built up a $13,000+ Mac with their online builder and it came with a top of the line 4870 with 512mb. Yes, an HD 4870. Oh, and NO display. Sure it had 8tbs of storage and about $400 worth of memory, but damn, what massive robbery. If you add all the accessories and software it's up past $20,000 and it still has the same gimp 4870.

Luckily the government hasn't mandated that I buy one yet.
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Old 05-11-10, 01:58 AM   #14
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Another program for Apple Care to blame when OSX crashes or slows to a near hault.
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Old 05-11-10, 04:04 AM   #15
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I don't get why it must slow them down, havent they heard of hiring more people when you take on a new project/market? Besides, how many people does it take to upgrade/test a freakin full tower high end computer line?
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Old 05-11-10, 08:01 AM   #16
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now that its possible to install osx on standard PC components with not that much of effort, i hope people stop buying their desktops. they are robbing people blind.
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Old 05-12-10, 01:38 PM   #17
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While the Magic Mouse (with glide tapes) is perfect for just about everything. It'll be useless for gaming. Because you can't make two actions at once.
But a G9 or something like that will work just fine
How can you even use the magic mouse?

There is no support for my hand when using it. I feel like I'm going to get carpal tunnel if I use it for any extended period of time.

It's not even form over function. It's freaking idiocy over common-sense.

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Nice and timely article.

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ws_part3&num=1

Windows > Ubuntu > OS X for gaming.
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Old 05-12-10, 01:54 PM   #18
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Windows > Linux > OS X for gaming.
Fixed for you.
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Old 05-12-10, 01:56 PM   #19
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Fixed for you.
Nice

But the article was specifically Win 7, Ubuntu, OS X

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Valve announced the Linux version too. Hopefully, it will follow soon. http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...08#post2250308

Well done Valve. This is what you truly call cross-platform gaming and not the **** the others try and do. cough* GFWL cough*

EDIT: It's still a rumour.
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Old 05-12-10, 02:23 PM   #21
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The default games install dir in ~/Documents is nuts. I need to figure out a way to change that.
I don't want the games on my SSD.
I won't be able to download and try this out until I get home but it looks like the OSX Steam crowd might just be you and I, slawter.
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Valve announced the Linux version too. Hopefully, it will follow soon. http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...08#post2250308

Well done Valve. This is what you truly call cross-platform gaming and not the **** the others try and do. cough* GFWL cough*
Yah, I am really looking forward to that

I can stay in Ubuntu for longer periods of time once this comes out.
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Portal free until May 24!
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Old 05-12-10, 04:30 PM   #24
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Yay! Time to go buy one of these.
for the price of that **** u linked to you can get yourself a decent self built pc unlike that relic that is in your sig and run games at higher than HD resolutions on a big pc monitor and in 3D if thats your thing
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