Silly Windows users already hating on iMacs

Discussion in 'iMac' started by SiMBa37, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. SiMBa37 macrumors regular

    Jul 5, 2010
    New York
    A friend of mine knows I really want an all in one iMac for home video editing of home movies of my son, as well as general productivity.

    Here's what he posts on my Facebook wall:
    Silly man, I know people who have been using iMovie on '09 C2D without much hassel. But a Mac Pro as a requirement for iMovie? PAH-LEASE.

    Anyway, just thought I'd share. Any of your Windows fanboy friends giving you guys hate?
  2. Tommeh macrumors member

    Jan 28, 2009
    Yeah, but I don't really care. Most of the people making those kind of statements have never used a Mac so I don't give their opinion any value.
  3. dwarnecke11 macrumors 6502

    Nov 29, 2009
    Yeah, I hate replies like that. Things like "the base model is good for basic web browsing and word processing" when it could easily handle Final Cut, Photoshop, Cinema 4D et al. Operating speed is one thing, rendering times are another.
  4. Jason Edwards macrumors regular

    Dec 28, 2007
    Your friend IS silly. I have last years 27" C2D and it runs iMovie flawlessly. No reason to stay away from an iMac.

    Get yourself one and enjoy it. I know I sure enjoy mine.
  5. iCaleb macrumors 6502

    Apr 26, 2010
    I don't don't H8 windows I just H8 all the random errors and bugs....aawww such memories:D

    Snow Leopard > Vista

    Never tried 7 and Never will........
  6. dagomike macrumors 65816

    Jun 22, 2007
    His laptop has a Core i7 quad 2.92 w/ a 27-inch display?

  7. TMRaven macrumors 68020


    Nov 5, 2009
    Haha. He doesn't know the iMac lineup too well then. It might sacrifice a little on the gpu front, but it delivers on the cpu front. 3.6ghz clarkdales and 2.93ghz lynnfields are usually cpus you only see in high end custom built gaming rigs-- minus the lack of overclocking.
  8. Man-Droid macrumors regular

    Aug 27, 2009
    Tampa, Fl
    My single 1.67 PowerBook still works great with iMovie, video, audio. Granted, it is slow and very out of date. Will be buying a new iMac this week.

    I have never understood why people feel superior about their choice in tech, cars, clothing, etc. People buy what they want, not what they need. All of my friends use PC's. I just tell them to go the hell away. It's my machine not theirs.
  9. Vylen macrumors 65816

    Jun 3, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Since he's your friend... you have the right to punch him... really really hard..
  10. saxon48 macrumors 6502a


    Jun 14, 2010
    Who do you think all the negative ratings were from on the iMac refresh story this morning? Windows users. Boom.
  11. bobsentell macrumors 6502a


    Nov 14, 2008
    Yawn. I really don't care what other people think about the computer I use. I have to Win 7 computers and they work flawlessly because I use them correctly. I stay away from most third-party software and have most of Google blocked in my root folder to keep it from sneaking onto my system (the bulk of the problems I ever had on my computers had the name Google attached to it). So I have few problems. (Other than my 4y/o notebook. But most processors burn out after a while)

    And if I get a Mac system, the same will be true for it as well.
  12. REM314 macrumors 6502


    Jun 1, 2009
    Ive used a Mac by itself for 2 years straight now. I got fed up with the lack of options Apple gives you and these new iMacs make me feel vindicated for the PC I built a week ago. To each their own.

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