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New Macbook Pro
#227707 10/30/08 07:04 PM
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Fellow mac users, have any of you gotten one of the brick macbook pros yet? If you had a macbook pro prior, which one was it and how much of an increase in performance did you get?

I have a macbook pro from april 06 (2.0cpu 2gig ram max) that I use for school and would love a faster more ram-stacked machine. I've read a few articles (arstechnica for the win. I saw your comment kcarlile on the 8GB ram thread), but wonder if anyone can offer their own 'real-world' experience.

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Re: New Macbook Pro
James_T #227717 10/30/08 07:37 PM
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heh. I've gotta go back and check if anyone said anything about it.


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James_T #227727 10/30/08 08:56 PM
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I will let you know soon. I have one on order now. Mine will have 4 gigs, but I might upgrade it to 6 using one of the recently announced 4GB chips from ramjet. I don't think the new MacBook Pros can do 8GB.

I maxed the processor at 2.8GHz on this order and am getting a 7200rmp drive. Right now, I'm using a 2.16GHz Core Duo with a 5400rpm drive, so I expect to see a very noticeable difference.


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pmbuko #227732 10/30/08 09:35 PM
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OK, I'm officially jealous.

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oldskoolboarder #227733 10/30/08 09:43 PM
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Get used to it. He tends to cause that when he talks about his job.


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oldskoolboarder #227736 10/30/08 09:54 PM
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OK, I'm officially jealous.

That doesn't come close to making us even. \:\)


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pmbuko #227758 10/31/08 01:46 AM
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Peter, just trade him your shiny new laptop for his house.


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St_PatGuy #227763 10/31/08 02:42 AM
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pmbuko #227782 10/31/08 11:40 AM
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medic8r #227784 10/31/08 12:32 PM
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HEY!

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