> Well, mac users, it seems like you still don't get it. My job now is to make
> you understand why DOS still has the edge over any GUI. First of all, ANY
> graphically intense application (GAMES, mostly) runs > 50% faster in DOS than
> any other system Windows, 95, MAC (joke). THIS IS A FACT. If you DONT believe
> this, ask any programmer who does graphics. DOS is capable of sending graphics
> directly to the monitor. GUI's do not, even with the use of Assembly. That's
> why ALL (100%) of all the computer arcade hits first come out on the PC (DOS
> platform most of time). Examples? Let's see... Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo,
> Mortal Kombat's 1, 2, AND 3; TEKKEN, Virtua Fighter, ANY MAN MADE game that
> makes an arcade smash immediately gets released on game platforms and the DOS.
> DOS is also like a blind animal: It's as smart as its owner. I love my DOS,
> even though I have a Pentium 133, 16 MB, 1.2 Gigs, with Win '95, I still boot
> into DOS bypassing the GUI. Tell me an operating system that lets you format
> the ENTIRE hard drive? Can't think of any? I didn't think so. Only DOS will.
> Windows 3.1 and 95 won't let you. Mac? Oh, please!
> That's my two cents.
is nothing stopping Macintosh programs from sending graphics directly to
the monitor, and over the years quite a few Macintosh games have done just
that. Likewise, there is nothing stopping Macintosh users from formatting
the entire hard drive; Macintosh users do it all the time.
Maybe when you hit high school you'll realize that the MacOS allows
programmers to program down to the bare metal just like DOS does. In
other words, the only advantage you can dredge up for DOS actually doesn't
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