Apple releases new 17" MacBook Pro

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  1. Dude

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    beat me to it. :p

    Still, for portability vs. good realestate, I will stick with my 15"er.

    ;)
     
  3. decaf

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    the 8x DL superdrive is the only notable improvement over the 15" version,
    hopefully they'll release rev b of the 15" version soon
     
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    we're not going to see a 15" rev b for a while eh? :hsd:
     
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    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    just pull the trigger, i picked up my MBP last week :cool:
     
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    i have the latest rev 15" PB, I'm gonna wait :sadwavey:
     
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    Pleasant surprise for a Monday morning... been waiting for this day for a while now.

    Almost went with the 15" MBP but couldn't do it after using a 17" PB for the last couple years.
     
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    newsroom_can Canada eh?

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    :cool: Although, it is highly unlikely that I will buy 17 inch.. but still :cool:
     
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    Madness Do not let Dr. Mario touch your genitals. He is no

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    And what a bargain at 3 grand :hsugh:.
     
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    I'm waiting for the fucking macbook. I hope they cut to the chase and release a 12 and 15 inch macbook at the same time.
     
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    I doubt we'll see a 12" MB. The rumors have been a 13.1" widescreen for a while now.
     
  14. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    I'd say the firewire 800 port is worth mentioning too. Does anybody know if the 400 and 800 ports share the same bus like on previous powerbooks?
     
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    13.1 inch MB would be fucking sick. As long as it has a sub 1700 dollar price tag.
     
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    prolly $1000 range starting price.


    And on that note, my MBP is going to the Apple store this week.
     
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    Seems like this 17" MBP is a true powermac away from the desk. 8X superdrive and Firewire 800 are really good features.
     
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    I agree. I prefer the 15" but this is definitely a nice upgrade!
     
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    :ugh:

    I hope it doesn't come out with like a 1.3 GHz intel single core and no upgrades. I want something more than that, but I don't need 2.0GHz.
     
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    i got my 2.0 Ghz for $2249, which wasn't a bad price for it.
     
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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    aaaaaaahahahahhahaha omg $3k. how much as the last PB? damn, this is comedy gold. im so fucking poor
     
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    after have a 17" powerbook for about 2.5-3 years if i was going to upgrade i would get a 15" mbp, the 17" is just so big and i dont really need all that space, even though it is nice
     
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    so, we can expect decreased battery life compared to the 15" MBP?
     
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    If the battery is the same, yes. Apple may have increased the battery capacity for the 17".
     
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    Fully equipped: $3300. Damn. I want one.
     

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