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January 12, 2014 at 2:16 pm #439574January 22, 2014 at 3:43 pm #439702January 22, 2014 at 10:51 pm #439710January 24, 2014 at 1:17 pm #439730January 24, 2014 at 6:35 pm #439736
I have a MacBook Pro 2008. I have a dual-core intel processor with 2gb RAM, 256gb storage space, and an NVIDYA G-Force graphics card that I don’t know much about, except that it crashed a year ago and it cost me $300 to fix. Most MacBook Pros of that year have had that issue.
My specs aren’t the best, I really recommend like 4gb of RAM and a graphics card that doesn’t crash every four years, and a laptop that doesn’t shock you every time you sit down and touch it.
I suggest getting a 300gb or higher external hard drive that you put all your stop motion stuff on, because you don’t need it every time you turn on your computer. You don’t need it to come here to brickfilms.com, only when you are editing or shooting.January 26, 2014 at 12:49 pm #439745January 26, 2014 at 2:16 pm #439758
Is Mac better than Windows?
I’ve never owned a Windows to give an unbiased opinion. However, on what I’ve heard, while Windows are good with gaming, Macs are good at creative activities like film editing and music composing, and graphic designing. It is more expensive to fix a Mac if it gets damaged, and most of the software is more expensive, because it is expensive to make and distribute paid apps to the Mac. It will be hard to find good stopmotion software for free while using a Mac, but the popular free stopmotion programs for Windows are likely to crash.
It is worth it to get Mac, but if you cannot seem to afford one, you’re better off with a Windows.January 27, 2014 at 2:44 pm #439764January 27, 2014 at 3:21 pm #439771
And I’m not saying that Macs are horrible with gaming, bacause I can run Minecraft just fine on the setup above. I’m just saying that gaming is more popular with Windows, so Windows tries to make the gaming experience more emjoyable. The guys at Apple, really all they care about is making beautiful computers and operating systems.
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