Forums Splitboard Talk Forum Apple vs. Microsoft (new job related) Viewing 7 posts - 21 through 27 (of 27 total) ← 1 2 Author Posts November 6, 2006 at 4:25 pm #591681 Dutch Marc 70 Posts @mtnrider wrote: I’ve never seen anyone using a mac for doing any CAD/CAM work. anyone else? Macs are for arteests There is some stuff out there. Go2 http://guide.apple.com/uscategories/3d.lasso and select CAD option. Most add-ons for archicad But PC / AutoCad is standard … They use tp have a Mac version in the old days standard to best… So was Quark Xpress … Welcome Adobe InDesign … November 6, 2006 at 4:48 pm #591682 mtnrider 740 Posts I’m not pro-pc, windows is okay. I used to like using unix but we phased that out of work a long time ago. I run Pro/E Wildfire 3.0, 2001, and Solidworks simultaneously (sp?) I know that the macs have excellent graphics, I wonder if it would be good for running these programs? I use the computer so much I don’t play on it much other than loading my pics from my camera and emailing. I know my laptop has some other cool features for editing video, etc. but I just don’t use that stuff. That parallels link didn’t work… How much does jobs pocket from each ipod? 😆 DM>been dieing @ work…owe you a call. November 6, 2006 at 6:37 pm #591683 lewmt 570 Posts Shouldn’t this thread be in the international forum – I don’t even understand this language November 6, 2006 at 7:42 pm #591684 InTheMountains 216 Posts @lewmt wrote: Shouldn’t this thread be in the international forum – I don’t even understand this language it’s a cult, man… November 8, 2006 at 5:47 am #591685 jimw 1421 Posts @Dutch Marc wrote: JimW is right about full hardware support, Hmm sometime you still need that PC box My point was that at least in the current incarnation of Boot Camp, it’s not running in windowed mode alongside OS X, and it IS a PC. We have tested our custom PCI cards in Windows on Mac Pros w/o issues… but this won’t work in Parallels. It’s tricky to allow VM’s to share ownership of custom internal hardware devices. But when you boot into Windows directly under Boot Camp, there is no sharing involved to complicate things. It looks/feels/acts like a “normal” PC (ewww) :). November 8, 2006 at 6:05 am #591686 Ecobrad 2068 Posts Geeks. November 8, 2006 at 7:37 pm #591687 48steps 39 Posts @Ecobrad wrote: Geeks. It does begin to explain why there are all these tech savvy knuckledraggin’ splitters, but face it, we are all on these machines way too much! West coast weather pattern must change soon! Viewing 7 posts - 21 through 27 (of 27 total) ← 1 2 You must be logged in to reply to this topic.