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About DrMacintosh

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  • Birthday 1999-09-22

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    The Great State of California
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    BOATS, World of Warships, Star Trek, LEGO, KanColle, Apple, PCs,
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  • CPU
    R5 2600
  • Motherboard
    ASRock B450M Pro4
  • RAM
    Ballistix Sport 16GB (4 x 4GB) 2666
  • GPU
    ASRock RX 5700 8GB
  • Case
    Apple PowerMac G5
  • Storage
    480GB PNY CS1311 SSD, WD 2TB Caviar Green
  • PSU
    Corsair CX 600M 80+ Bronze
  • Display(s)
    Dell 27 Gaming Monitor S2719DGF 1440p @155Hz, Dell UZ2215H 21.5" 1080p, ViewSonic VX2450wm-LED 23.6" 1080p
  • Cooling
    Wraith Prism
  • Keyboard
    Logitech G610 Orion Cherry MX Brown
  • Mouse
    Logitec G303
  • Sound
    Audio Techinca ATH-M50x
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
  • Laptop
    2020 13" MacBook Pro, 4C/8T @2.0Ghz, 512GB, G7 Graphics, 16GB LPDDR4X
  • Phone
    iPhone 8 Plus 64GB
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  1. Jesus, you can get an XPS 15 with a 1650, 6C/12T 9750H, 8GB 2666, and 256GB for $1,449. 13" MBPs don't even approach that level of performance and can easily surpass that price. 


    The new 10th Gen 13" MBPs only get you 4C/8T, Iris Graphics, 16GB 3733, and 512GB for $1800. 


    Apple basically charges $400 for a better screen, trackpad, speakers at the cost of performance and 0 upgrades. 

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    2. Ashley xD

      Ashley xD

      @DrMacintosh i constantly hear apple fans make the argument of well it won't stop working so it's fine, no it isn't fine. by doing this perfectly good hardware ends up in landfill which is bad for the environment and bad for the consumer because they need to buy a new computer purely because of apple's unsupporting. 


      the Big Sur drop has nothing to do with Metal. they dropped all 2012 Mac's and some 2013 models, all of those are capable of running Metal and were supported under Mojave and Catalina. 

    3. DrMacintosh


      Then it simply is just Apple reducing the supported product line. 


      For a company that warranties, services, and replaces these machines all on their own, a reasonable cutoff date for support is expected. 


      If the consumer does not like the idea that there computer will eventually be dropped from support, maybe they should not buy a Mac. I personally don't really care since I wouldn't expect my PC to run the latest OS 8 years from now even if it could technically support it. 

    4. Ashley xD

      Ashley xD

      8 years isn't that long you know. a 2012 15" MBP outperforms your 13" 2017 in almost every benchmark. 


      regardless they can class systems as vintage which means they don't get hardware support anymore and still update them to the latest OS. but they don't. i get that you are kinda blinded by entitlement but not just everyone can buy a completely new machine every 4 years, and even if they can they might not want to spend that money for that.