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Re: ADK Pro Audio PC VS MacBook Pro

Yep, like Per says...especially since you're already invested in PC
software, take advantage of the mechanical aspects you've described to
the Mac and apply them by running BootCamp/Windows on the Mac!

My lab just purchased a 27" iMac i7 with 16 GB of RAM and a 2 TB
drive...so we could run Windows 7 on it and utilize the 64-bit
versions of software that we use...(there's a 200GB partition for Snow

Macs are the best things to happen to Windows...




On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 3:02 PM, Rafael Nunes <supersimples@gmail.com> 
> I'm in the market for a new laptop, and have a fairly generous budget 
> 3k). I've always been a windows guy, so my inclination is to stay there.
> That said, I've been wanting to try out a Mac for performance/live 
> work since their 8 hr battery popped up, and now that they're supposedly
> getting cooler(temperature wise) cases, and the new sandy bridge from 
> and possibly 11 hours of battery life, it seems like it might be the 
> My largest concern is the fact that I have a working setup in Windows 7 
> Bits with my current ADK laptop setup, outside of occasional pops and
> hiccups(mostly due to RAM I believe):
> Intel Pennryn T8300 2.4g
> 4 Gig RAM
> 160 gig Hard drive
> As much as I want to want the Mac, I feel like the wise thing is to get a
> PC. Am I crazy? I guess I'm looking for opinions revolving around using
> Ableton Live and Reaper within a Mac environment. Anyone use both Mac 
>and Pc
> regularly, and notice a big difference? The videos below should give you 
> idea of what I'm using the computer for. Thanks everyone!
> Rafa
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