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My internet browsing and gaming computer (Asus/Antec/Ati/Crucial/Coursair/WD) I built from parts bought at Newegg.com. I have 3 Dell work computers that I like very much and have worked beautifully. 2 Apple (1 clone-Power Computing). And 1 older UMAX . I started with computers in 1985.
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I use a mac, right now a PowerPC 17 in Powerbook. It will be replaced this summer by a MacBook Pro. I switched to Mac about 19 years ago when the dominant operating system was MS DOS, and it was impossible to include both a graphic and text in the same document. I have been a fierce advocate of Mac ever since. If you want to use the computer, get a Mac; if you want to screw around with it trying to make it do what you need to do, get a Wintel. Of Course, web page design has nearly leveled the playing field. Now with the Intel Macs, parallels or VMware can allow one to use Windows software in its own window, and freely copy between the Mac windows and the Windows window.
I couldn't agree with you more. I started a Graphics Design career in 1996, and of course with a Mac. Loved working with a Mac ! In 2000 I started doing cartography on a computer and had to get a Windows machine so I could use AutoCad and play more PC games. What a pain in the arse. I'm constantly telling my wife, "if I had to do this on a Mac, it would be done by now".
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I build my own; have been for 12 years and for other people for about 5, got it to more after I broke my back.
The current system I have you can see it sitting on my computer desk im I the process of building.

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Asus M2N32-sli Deluxe Motherboard
XFX GeForce 9600GT 512M - 700Mhz Dual DVI HDTV SLI
4 GB Memory
SATA Drives
Drive 1 - 120GB – Games / Music
Drive 2 - 150GB - partitioned (System main – File Storage)
Drive 3 - 1 TB – Movies (DVD’s)
Drive 4 – 1 TB – Movies (DVD’s)
Drive 5 – 320GB – Programs
Drive 6 - Pioneer BDR-202BK - Blu-Ray Writer Drive SATA
Shark Screw less Alum Case
ViewSonic 22in LCD Monitor
The photo is of my file server down stairs, its CD based
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