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Are apple desktops better then the other brands like DELL,HP

by GenieKhan / November 20, 2011 1:10 AM PST

personally i fell that apple desktops dont provide much liberty rather you have to stick to the given stuff on the other hand other brands provides you to use and experience with lots of stuff.

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Once upon a time....
by Willy / November 20, 2011 1:35 AM PST

You have discovered the main and primary difference of the Apple and IBM philosophical computer usage. Apple provides a whole "turn key PC" that basically does everything under the Apple label. While all other IBM based PCs are wide open. IBM did this to penetrate the PC field when they 1st came out. They never thought it would be so successful. Once done it couldn't be undone. Which is why IBM based PCs tend to garner roughly 80-90% of PCs out there. For what is a plus for one is a minus for the other side, sorta speak. Apple offered their PCs to the educational world for free or less cost. IBM types followed suit, and do just as well. But, Apple being 1st did well and many continued to use Apple. As time when on though, when it comes to the business world, IBM types rule. Apple still has a place but overall it seems to be for true believers, which you may find once you review the users.

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thanks
by GenieKhan / November 20, 2011 7:37 PM PST
In reply to: Once upon a time....

Thats it thats the point apple doesnt provide you with lots of stuff kind of restricts you to the things they provide while on other hand you have the power to do anything with the other desktops, plus apples are too much complicated.....lol thanks for you reply it was helpful.

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It depends on your perspective
by TWB404 / November 20, 2011 1:38 AM PST

Apple has its advantages but so do the brand names. The brand name puters definitely has the advantage when it comes to price. You pay for that with all the bloatware that they install on their systems. If your looking for a good desktop I would look into the white box systems that are available. With laptops we are stuck with what is available on the market offered by all the manufactures including Apple. When it comes to desktops you can have one built or build it yourself if you have the know how to do it. There are still some good white box builders out there that furnish a good system but you will pay a bit more for it. You should also explore the local shops in your town. Most medium to large cities will have several independent puter shops that can build you a nice one. Brand names bring a lower price because of volume and bloatware but the extra price you pay for a white box system is worth it if you find the right builder.

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