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Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!?
      27/01/13 05:53 PM
Quote Sossij:

Now now children. Let's not get into "my operating system is bigger than yours".

There are many great things about Apple macs. Mine is 5 years old and would still be going strong if I hadn't stood on the screen, it rarely crashed. There are also things that are massively rubbish about it, such as photo handling, finder and spotlight. Same goes for Windows, good and bad.

I just don't have £1000 or more to spend on a computer system I don't really earn money from. I'd like something that will look after me for the next few years and a good DAW that I can afford. Hence the PC idea.

One is not "better" than the other. It's what works for any given individual. And I'm equally fine with using either OS, although I am used to Logic.




I run a PC and a mac and in almost every respect the mac is superior. However, I don't have the funds for a Mac Pro and I don't want to run a hackintosh so the PC stays. I do work with lots of very high cpu intensive synths and plugins. The very temperamental wifi on the PC also helps with productivity.

If I was you I would be very tempted to buy a screen on ebay and get the macbook working again. There is a link to a youtube video that shows you how to do it. Its not that hard if you have a little bit of patience and a steady hand.

(make sure the model number is compatible)
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-13-3-LED-SCREEN-for-APPLE-MACBOOK-WHITE-A134 2-or-Macbook-Pro-A1278-/170979985280?pt=UK_Computing_Laptop_Screens_LCD_Panels&hash=it em27cf338780

If you have a monitor lying around then the £5 lead will be the cheapest way to get up and running.

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* Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Sossij 25/01/13 10:16 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   31/01/13 11:47 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   01/02/13 10:57 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   01/02/13 11:18 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   01/02/13 02:57 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   01/02/13 03:32 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Mike Stranks   31/01/13 02:58 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   31/01/13 06:16 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   31/01/13 05:12 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? The Elf   31/01/13 02:22 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Richard Graham   31/01/13 09:07 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   30/01/13 06:55 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   30/01/13 07:50 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   30/01/13 09:47 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Pete Kaine   30/01/13 10:17 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? OneWorld   30/01/13 11:00 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? robinv   30/01/13 10:29 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Pete Kaine   30/01/13 03:48 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Martin WalkerModerator   30/01/13 10:12 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Pete Kaine   31/01/13 10:15 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   30/01/13 10:28 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   30/01/13 03:03 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Chaconne   29/01/13 07:59 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? OneWorld   30/01/13 10:59 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? ef37a   29/01/13 09:20 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Exalted Wombat   30/01/13 08:12 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Richard Graham   30/01/13 08:46 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   31/01/13 11:28 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Exalted Wombat   31/01/13 11:46 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   31/01/13 12:13 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   31/01/13 05:04 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   31/01/13 06:36 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   31/01/13 11:53 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   31/01/13 12:32 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   30/01/13 01:06 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   30/01/13 01:52 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   30/01/13 03:57 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   30/01/13 05:20 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   30/01/13 06:53 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   29/01/13 11:28 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   29/01/13 10:31 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Skerrick   29/01/13 03:28 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? hollowsun   29/01/13 06:03 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? mhaigh   26/01/13 08:26 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   26/01/13 03:17 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Sossij   26/01/13 07:04 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? DGL.   26/01/13 09:44 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   26/01/13 09:05 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? ef37a   26/01/13 09:29 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   26/01/13 10:10 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Exalted Wombat   27/01/13 11:47 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? chris...   29/01/13 02:13 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? ef37a   29/01/13 06:31 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   29/01/13 10:11 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? chris...   29/01/13 12:14 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   29/01/13 01:23 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? DGL.   29/01/13 12:26 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Sossij   27/01/13 05:18 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   27/01/13 05:53 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Will_m   29/01/13 05:45 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   29/01/13 07:00 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? DGL.   28/01/13 12:05 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Pete Kaine   28/01/13 11:52 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? johnny h   28/01/13 03:55 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? DAGGILARR   26/01/13 03:07 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Pink Fluid   26/01/13 02:27 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? ef37a   26/01/13 10:21 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Sossij   26/01/13 10:26 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? DGL.   26/01/13 07:40 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Richard Graham   28/01/13 04:24 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Sossij   28/01/13 04:57 PM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Sossij   26/01/13 09:52 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? The Elf   26/01/13 11:23 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Exalted Wombat   26/01/13 11:15 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? DC-Choppah   26/01/13 01:00 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Will_m   26/01/13 01:00 AM
. * Re: Was switching to Windows, slowly changing my mind!? Richard Graham   25/01/13 10:34 PM
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