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Old 02-07-2012, 03:29 PM   #11 (permalink)
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No, you wouldn't, because that violates Apples TOS.
No it doesn't. It would violate the Apple TOS to put OS X on a non-Apple computer, not the other way around.
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No it doesn't. It would violate the Apple TOS to put OS X on a non-Apple computer, not the other way around.
Sorry, my mistake. Still, don't see why you would do this, and to the guy who said to buy a Macbook for a gaming laptop: It's not really designed for gaming.
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I would get the best macbook and put 7 on it.
have fun playing with medium, if not low graphics
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have fun playing with medium, if not low graphics
My point, exactly. To the OP, I'd say your best bet would be a refurbed (but newer) Alienware, or an Asus.
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Once again, I'd stay away from MSI laptops. The specs may be good, but from what I've heard, the build quality isn't.
I purchased the following MSI laptop a few weeks ago and the only thing that bugs me is the keyboard has a little flex in it. The laptop itself is sturdy and feels like a laptop that will last. I put in a 120GB SSD along side a 500GB WD HD. To the OP, a lot of ASUS and MSI models have two HD bays which will allow you greater space for games etc...
Newegg.com - MSI GT683R-242US Notebook Intel Core i7 2630QM(2.00GHz) 15.6" 12GB Memory 1TB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
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I purchased the following MSI laptop a few weeks ago and the only thing that bugs me is the keyboard has a little flex in it. The laptop itself is sturdy and feels like a laptop that will last. I put in a 120GB SSD along side a 500GB WD HD. To the OP, a lot of ASUS and MSI models have two HD bays which will allow you greater space for games etc...
Newegg.com - MSI GT683R-242US Notebook Intel Core i7 2630QM(2.00GHz) 15.6" 12GB Memory 1TB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
My take on a good, quality gaming laptop. Bigger screen, and Blu-Ray. Granted it has less RAM, but you don't even need 8gb for gaming as it is.
Newegg.com - ASUS G74 Series G74SX-XC1 Notebook Intel Core i7 2630QM(2.00GHz) 17.3" 8GB Memory DDR3 750GB HDD 7200rpm Blu-ray-enabled DVD±RW/CD-RW NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
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