MBP+Boot camp really that worth it over win based laptop?

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  1. eWRXshun

    eWRXshun hai

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    i've been thinking about getting a laptop for a while.

    i've toyed with the macs on campus and like the OS. while not completely savvy with it, i can figure out what i want to do and learn each time i use it.

    because of this, i'm interested in getting a mac. i do photo editing and i prefer mac versions of adobe programs more than windows versions for some reason.

    but, i like playing games.

    while the gaming wouldn't be the purpose of the laptop, it is a perk. so for this, i'd presume i'd have to use boot camp in leopard to run xp or even vista for BF2 and HL2, maybe even COD4?

    for my purposes, is it really that worth it to spend $1799 on a 15" MBP when i could get similar or better performance (on paper) out of a dell, lenovo, toshiba?
     
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    only if you want to use mac os, or like the mbp (one of the best laptops around imo).
     
  3. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    yes, it's worth it.
    after playing with OSX for a couple weeks, you won't really want to use windows unless you have to.
     
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    ^ totally agree
     
  5. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    it appears you've never owned a Gateway :ugh:
     
  6. eWRXshun

    eWRXshun hai

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    bout to pull the trigger on the MBP finally.

    which 15" do i want...

    is the 2.4ghz one really worth the $500 over the other 15"?
     

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