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mark88
Oct 14, 2008, 03:56 PM
Other than the screen size and the extra graphics power what else is the difference?

Seems these two machines are very close in terms of specs, price, build and looks.

I look forward to seeing benchmarks.



noisebleed
Oct 14, 2008, 03:58 PM
firewire port, resolution and graphics.

uh, that's it ( but the last 2 is a big difference maker if you're a gamer )

mark88
Oct 14, 2008, 04:00 PM
I'm not a gamer, nor a firewire user.

Is there nothing else that makes the MBP version a faster machine other than the grahics?

G5power
Oct 14, 2008, 04:26 PM
In addition to the obvious larger screen. Don't forget that you can still get the "old" MBP without the glossy screen.

Also the fire wire port could be awfully useful in the future if you get an external drive for Time Machine.

alphaod
Oct 14, 2008, 05:05 PM
The new RAM is faster and so is the FSB.

sarah3585
Oct 14, 2008, 05:34 PM
Is the macbook pro worth the extra 250?

For me I'm not sure, I will be hooking it up to a 20inch screen when needed. Spec-wise not much difference? not 250 worth anyway.

mark88
Oct 14, 2008, 06:34 PM
The new RAM is faster and so is the FSB.


MBP:

2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed;
1066MHz frontside bus
2GB (two 1GB SO-DIMMs) or 4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 4GB

MB:

2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed
1066MHz frontside bus
2GB (two 1GB SO-DIMMs) of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 4GB