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macnemo
Jul 15, 2004, 04:46 PM
Hey ppl maybe this has been dicuss lots of time abt the powerbooks but pls help me i wanna fully switch to mac so i need all u ppl to help me thanks!

Is there any real difference from 1.33Ghz to the 1.5Ghz ones?
How is the Batt life like?
Is there any heat issue?
Do u have a rough ideal if its fast enough to compile C++ and Java?

Thanks again ppl...

Would like to join u guys soon!!!

James Craner
Jul 15, 2004, 05:01 PM
Hey ppl maybe this has been dicuss lots of time abt the powerbooks but pls help me i wanna fully switch to mac so i need all u ppl to help me thanks!

Is there any real difference from 1.33Ghz to the 1.5Ghz ones?

I have upgraded in the last two weeks from 1.25 to 1.5, and I can't tell the difference most of the time.

How is the Batt life like?

Between 2.5 to 3 hours depending on settings and what you are doing

Is there any heat issue?
No heat issues with current revisions, only Rev A 12"

Do u have a rough ideal if its fast enough to compile C++ and Java?

People use these powerbooks to edit video, photoshop, so I can't see any problem compiling video, obviously it won't be as quick as a desktop G5, but I am sure it will be quick enough, however I don't use the applications you mention myself.

macnemo
Jul 15, 2004, 05:05 PM
oh thanks any more thanks ppl

nerd
Jul 15, 2004, 08:01 PM
MacNemo,

Is there a vowel shortage where you live?

Nevermind.

I have a new 1.33 15" PB. The battery usually lasts about 2.5 hours. My PB seems to get remarkably hot, but I've been assured that's "normal". You'll have no problem compiling C/C++ or Java code.