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Old May 18, 2010, 05:02 PM
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So much for OSX being the miracle OS...
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Old May 18, 2010, 06:45 PM
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So much for OSX being the miracle OS...
Not a miracle. Just different. Some things Windows is better at and some thing a Mac is better at. I use both. The Windows machines are mostly about gaming. My Macs are mostly used for video editing. And my server is a Hackintosh that runs OSX on one screen and then Parallels virtual machine with Windows 7 on the other screen. I can move back and forth between the OS's just by moving the mouse.

My kids have their own Windows laptops but almost every time my wife leaves her Macbook Pro laying around they are on it like a pack of dogs on a three legged cat The touch pad is the only one that I have ever used that I prefer to a mouse. Well designed machines.
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The guys over at Valve wrote a wrapper to translate DirectX calls to OpenGL...
Did they actually write their own or just use the already existing Cider or Wine?
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I've yet to try Portal or Torchlight on the Mac, was hoping to by now but work has me doing all this... ... work instead! lol
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I've yet to try Portal or Torchlight on the Mac, was hoping to by now but work has me doing all this... ... work instead! lol
CRAP Canex has the new Macbook Pro's in stock....must resist paycheque deductions.... Petition time for BC2 port?
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I beat portal on OSX without any problems on the recommended settings (2.8ghz MBP late 2009). I never tried it Boot Camp but a lot of people were complaining about framerate which was apparently fixed in the latest patch. People are saying Portal in OSX runs better now than it does in Boot Camp.

Never tested it out myself since I'm sick of Portal now

What REALLY needs to be fixed is Starcraft 2.
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