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Unacceptable Lemongrab
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#1 - 2015-12-29 16:25:20 UTC
o7 space pilots :)

I have played for a few months on a Mac. It runs well but crashes. It crashes during gate jumps (once in a while) and upon opening the browser (50% of the time). I have been playing basically without the browser because of crashes.
So I bought a PC laptop. The initial experience sucked bad. (loading resources) But is now smooth as silk. I am pleased that I now have a stable machine to play EVE but a bit disappointed at the need for a PC when I've already got a Mac.

-Unacceptable Lemongrab
Bumblefck
Kerensky Initiatives
#2 - 2015-12-29 16:25:49 UTC
Thanks for sharing, I guess?

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Solecist Project
#3 - 2015-12-29 16:26:53 UTC
Glad you realized the better choice.

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Otso Bakarti
Doomheim
#4 - 2015-12-29 16:34:50 UTC
Bumblefck wrote:
Thanks for sharing, I guess?
I feel COMPELLED to comment. Cool

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Lucas Kell
Solitude Trading
#5 - 2015-12-29 16:37:34 UTC
CCPls make EVE for PS4...

*ducks*

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Celise Katelo
State War Academy
Caldari State
#6 - 2015-12-29 16:54:37 UTC
Mac.... Shocked

Since the very first day they got invented they have been utter rubbish when it concerns anything to do with gaming. This still hasn't changed if you compare them to a PC.

If anyone even gives a reason to get a Mac over a PC for gaming, ignore them. Just don't do it.... P

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Viziam
Amarr Empire
#7 - 2015-12-29 17:06:30 UTC
Unacceptable Lemongrab wrote:


I have played for a few months on a Mac.


That was unwise...
Solecist Project
#8 - 2015-12-29 17:11:19 UTC
Celise Katelo wrote:
Mac.... Shocked

Since the very first day they got invented they have been utter rubbish when it concerns anything to do with gaming. This still hasn't changed if you compare them to a PC.

If anyone even gives a reason to get a Mac over a PC for gaming, ignore them. Just don't do it.... P


The best part about Macs nowadays is that they're actually broken PCs ...
... until you install windows ... or linux, ofc. ^_^

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Lashyx Thule
Viziam
Amarr Empire
#9 - 2015-12-29 17:24:25 UTC
Macs are solid machines...they're just not gaming computers.

I run Eve just fine on an intel-based Mac but it certainly runs better under boot camp with Windows natively installed.
Crumplecorn
Eve Cluster Explorations
#10 - 2015-12-29 17:53:16 UTC
As far as I know Macs are just PCs with a different OS installed, so couldn't you just have installed Windows rather than buying a new machine?

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#11 - 2015-12-29 18:03:07 UTC
Lucas Kell wrote:
CCPls make EVE for PS4...

*ducks*


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Leeluvv
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#12 - 2015-12-29 18:05:31 UTC  |  Edited by: Leeluvv
Crumplecorn wrote:
As far as I know Macs are just PCs with a different OS installed, so couldn't you just have installed Windows rather than buying a new machine?


This. Apple stopped using IBM's PowerPC CPUs and moved to Intel's x86 CPUs some time ago, so you can easily dual boot Unix, sorry I mean OS X, or Windows.
Doc Fury
Furious Enterprises
#13 - 2015-12-29 18:05:35 UTC
Doc used to have a Mac, but then he quickly learned how to use a real computer, one without permanent training wheels.


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Pix Severus
Empty You
#14 - 2015-12-29 18:15:38 UTC
Crumplecorn wrote:
As far as I know Macs are just PCs with a different OS installed, so couldn't you just have installed Windows rather than buying a new machine?


I would say Macs are more like consoles than PCs. A locked-down proprietary machine designed to remove your freedom of choice when it comes to hardware upgrades and software, for the purpose of keeping you locked into that system so you'll give them more money in the long run.

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#15 - 2015-12-29 18:23:10 UTC
Pix Severus wrote:
Crumplecorn wrote:
As far as I know Macs are just PCs with a different OS installed, so couldn't you just have installed Windows rather than buying a new machine?


I would say Macs are more like consoles than PCs. A locked-down proprietary machine designed to remove your freedom of choice when it comes to hardware upgrades and software, for the purpose of keeping you locked into that system so you'll give them more money in the long run.


Macs are a very complicated scheme to get you to buy adapters from displayport to whatever you actually need for only $29.99.

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#16 - 2015-12-29 18:42:03 UTC
Unacceptable Lemongrab wrote:
I am pleased that I now have a stable machine to play EVE but a bit disappointed at the need for a PC when I've already got a Mac.


Then just get rid of the Mac?
Or install windows on your mac... that way you can keep using overpriced hardware but have a proper OS. (not sure why you'd want to do that though)
Omnarius Ziltoid
Garoun Investment Bank
Gallente Federation
#17 - 2015-12-29 20:10:09 UTC
Celise Katelo wrote:
Mac.... Shocked

Since the very first day they got invented they have been utter rubbish when it concerns anything to do with gaming. This still hasn't changed if you compare them to a PC.

If anyone even gives a reason to get a Mac over a PC for gaming, ignore them. Just don't do it.... P



There was a short period of time where Macs were technically great for gaming. They were trying to court more AAA games over to Mac. Didn't really work out. After they lost Halo as a Mac game, I think they just gave up.
Mr Epeen
It's All About Me
#18 - 2015-12-29 20:13:10 UTC
Macs are great millennial fashion accessories. Not such great computing machines.

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tiberiusric
Comply Or Die
Fraternity.
#19 - 2015-12-29 20:22:10 UTC
Mr Epeen wrote:
Macs are great millennial fashion accessories. Not such great computing machines.

Mr Epeen Cool


have you tried using a windows pc to develop open source software? youll find a mac superior in this field but not much else

All my views are my own - never be afraid to post with your main, unless you're going to post some dumb shit

Mr Epeen
It's All About Me
#20 - 2015-12-29 20:29:13 UTC
tiberiusric wrote:
have you tried using a windows pc to develop open source software?
Glancing into my local hipster coffee shop, I'd say there are more people developing open source software than I realized.

That or Apple product placement in all the shows and movies full of beautiful young people is paying the dividends they hoped for. Sell the brand and you don't need quality.

Mr Epeen Cool
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