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| p.2 #10 · PC to Mac - your thoughts? |
There seems to be a bit of an apple backlash these days however the fact remains that once you get used to working with Macs, PC's seem rather sad. I have never had a piece of malware, I have never had a crash or bluescreen, I have yet to experience any software or hardware compatibility issues and my machines always boot fast. Furthermore,the OS is simple and elegant. I went from a desktop and laptop PC to an iMac, an MBP and two Mac Minis and find it difficult to imagine going back, this has also been the experience of...Show more →
I use the PCs I build for some things I do and (a) I haven't had a malware infection in over 10 years, (b) don't get crashes because I test the hardware using tools like Prime95, Memtest and Furmark every time I build a new machine, and (c) all the software I need to use works without incompatibilities within the Windows OS (mostly PS/LR, a few games, MS Office and some other work software). Most of the work I do for a living is done on Unix systems. If you do a Google search for PC or Apple problems you will find many, many results where people report problems with both systems. Its not like Apple computers don't have issues either, its just that a majority of the planet runs on Windows and those tend to get much more coverage. At the end of the day it doesn't matter what platform you choose; all that matters is whether the system works for you and allows you to do your work in a smooth, efficient manner, and in that regard both the modern Windows and Apple platforms work well. The rest is a matter of personal preference.