|Jul 12, 2013, 11:10 PM||#1|
Is a retina MBA a bad investment?
I just sold my current computer and was wondering if a MacBook Pro with retina is a bad investment. Should I get the air?? I want to buy it with the back to school promo
|Jul 13, 2013, 08:42 PM||#4|
Computers are not generally good invests, usually they are worth less each day you own them. If you plan to do some work with them that will make you money, perhaps it's an investment. In that case, buy the most powerful computer that best helps you do the work you need to do. But generally, I wouldn't think of the computer as an investment.
|Jul 14, 2013, 09:57 PM||#5|
|Jul 14, 2013, 11:13 PM||#6|
Unless you are using it to make money, any computer is about the WORST "investment" you can possibly make.
Very few other items depreciate approximately 80-100% over 3 years.
beaten like a red headed step-child
Given the above, the best financial solution is to spend the minimum required to get what you need/will be happy with. Unless you have some fairly specific needs, the MBA 13" will probably cover you quite easily.
MBP (early 2011) - Core i7 2720 2.2ghz, Hires Glossy, 16GB, Seagate Momentus XT 750GB
Mac Mini (mid 2007) - Core2 Duo 1.8, 2gb, 320gb 7200 rpm
iPhone 4S, iPad 4, iPad Mini, HTC One (eval)
|Jul 15, 2013, 06:43 AM||#7|
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