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New Apple MacBook out

Post by robin » Tue May 16, 2006 12:47 pm


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Post by hoffman2k » Tue May 16, 2006 12:54 pm

8O These are actually cheap enough to get picked up by somebody saving up for a macbook pro.

Damn that black one is so sexy....

Adam, where are those test results? :D

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Post by nobbystylus » Tue May 16, 2006 12:55 pm

Thats a pretty darn good deal for using with Live.... no problem with the integrated graphics etc... 2.0 duo for 799 .. phew...
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Post by jeskola » Tue May 16, 2006 1:07 pm

cant belive how cheap they are...!

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Post by Tarekith » Tue May 16, 2006 1:09 pm

LOL, I knew the new ones would be available in black too. Black will be new white :)
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Post by maxi » Tue May 16, 2006 1:39 pm

i was going for a 15" macbook pro (wanted a bigger screen), but i'm starting to doubt if i want to pay 700euro more 'for a bigger screen' - they have a bigger hdd to, but i don't mind, just like the faster superdrive...

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Post by rbmonosylabik » Tue May 16, 2006 1:43 pm

Now I'm facing a dilemma

upgrade ram for my comp vs. selling it and getting a macbook :S
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Post by tomperson » Tue May 16, 2006 1:45 pm

Holly molly!!!!!!!!!!
aghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Now it is really difficult to decide
Oh myyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
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Post by Machinesworking » Tue May 16, 2006 1:56 pm

For 200$ more though....
They just stuck a knife in Dell when it comes to price!

Still, it's really getting very hard to hold out for the Merom chips. The other big hold out for me personally is firewire 800 in a 15 inch model, but who knows if I can do it?

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Post by Obineg » Tue May 16, 2006 2:01 pm

the black 2ghz model one has 20gb larger hd and costs 200$ more than the white ?

you pay 200$ for it to be black ?
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Post by tomperson » Tue May 16, 2006 2:03 pm

I was already thinking of getting a mac for live performance, due to its construction quality, and continue with my ol' trusted pc for studio usage, as it is cheaply upgradable, with lots of power and such. But the macbook pro was waaaay too much money for me, now i'm at a point where I could actually afford it with some sacrifices, but without feeling guilty for paying way too much for a mac...

hmmmmmmmmmm

damned gear lust :?
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Post by robin » Tue May 16, 2006 2:04 pm

Obineg wrote:the black 2ghz model one has 20gb larger hd and costs 200$ more than the white ?

you pay 200$ for it to be black ?
That's the fly in the ointment for me. I bet once apple sees the uproar over this and the inevitable supply probs are sorted out then the Black will come down to the white price. Black nanos outsell white ones btw.

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Post by Benshik » Tue May 16, 2006 2:14 pm

hoffman2k wrote:Damn that black one is so sexy....
yeah, i want it black!!!!!

thank god they didnt release a black 17 inches model, otherwise i dont know if i could have resisted till next winter, the period i chose to get a new laptop...

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Post by tomperson » Tue May 16, 2006 2:14 pm

What i don't like is that the discs are rather small (60 and 80) and it comes with little memory. I wonder, can these beasts be upgraded with normal memory? Or do you have to pay for an "apple" memory? What about graphics card?

As for colour, i like the white ones, but they have the smallest disc! why?

Do you think the smaller macs are better suited for on the road portability?
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Post by robin » Tue May 16, 2006 2:17 pm

tomperson wrote:What i don't like is that the discs are rather small (60 and 80) and it comes with little memory. I wonder, can these beasts be upgraded with normal memory? Or do you have to pay for an "apple" memory?

As for colour, i like the white ones, but they have the smallest disc! why?
Upgrade the disk to 120GB :)

You don't have to buy apple memory. You can get it lots cheaper elsewhere.

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