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I have finally been convinced by the commercials, and have decided to get a Mac for gaming (mainly playing newer games, like Crysis). I want to be able to play it on very high settings, so what video card should I get with it? I can't wait to get my Mac, it seems so superior to PC in every way!
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The new Mac Pro is now available with an nVidia 8800GT and if you opt for only one quad core CPU will cost you less than the original Mac Pro.
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if you need a laptop, get the Macbook Pro 2.4GHz with 256MB VRAM, if you want a desktop, you might have to decide between the iMac ATI cards and the Mac Pro NVIDIA cards unfortunantly....you probably already know this but Mac OS X uses OpenGL, NOT DirectX as Windows does on PCs

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