Macbooks new Core2 Numbers at barefeat.

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  1. Dont Hurt Me macrumors 603

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    http://www.barefeats.com/mbcd8.htmlInteresting set of benches, I noticed the Doom3 and Quake 4 scores were unchanged. The integrated graphics GMA950 is saturated it would appear, unable to do anything more then what the old Core Duo was pushing. The other benches show increase in cpu related tasks. Integrated graphics are really holding this machine & Mini down, or is trying to get people to go for real graphics in higher priced Macs. Its a shame there isnt a $50 option. Benches tell the story.
     
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    A link would be good :)

    And i'd pay 100 for decent on board graphics!
     
  3. clevin macrumors G3

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    any laptop with good graphic card cost much more than ~$1000, both pc and mac..
     
  4. Dont Hurt Me thread starter macrumors 603

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    I cant add a link for some reason.http://www.barefeats.com/mbcd8.html Looks like my protections were set to high.
     
  5. TBi macrumors 68030

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    I always do mine by hand

    [ url=http://www.apple.com ]Apple.com[ /url ]
    (without all those extra spaces)
     
  6. killmoms macrumors 68040

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    Hey, it's good ol' Dont Hurt Me, bitching about integrated graphics on the MacRumors forums like it's his job, as usual! Good to see some things never change. :rolleyes:
     
  7. Dont Hurt Me thread starter macrumors 603

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    THANKYOU, Someone has to do the job. If Apple is doing something wrong I dont mind pointing it out. Not having a gpu is WRONG!:)
     
  8. wmmk macrumors 68020

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    you ever heard of marketing or trying to make people buy expensive products by crippling consumer level ones?
    anyway, I agree that a GPU in the MacBook would be nice, but then apple would have to cripple MB processors. Now, would most people buying consumer apple products rather run doom fast or run word and safari smoothly?;)
     
  9. TBi macrumors 68030

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    And now you are complaining about him complaining.

    (and someone else is going to mention that i'm complaining about you complaining that he is complaining. This is not true, i'm only pointing out the fact, not complaining about it)
     
  10. killmoms macrumors 68040

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    Dont Hurt Me's sarcasm detector is broken this morning.

    I'm not praising you man. We get it. Your endless bitching here isn't going to change it. Send a letter to Apple and then stop annoying us.

    EDIT: TBi, it's like a RECURSIVE CHAIN OF COMPLAINING THAT NEVER ENDS! NOOOOOO~
     
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    They're not doing anything wrong. They're supplying a computer that's close in performance to their top of the line model (for CPU tasks) for a third the price. The catch being less graphics power.

    For people who use their machine for music, communication, word processing, 2D graphic work etc etc that's not a bad trade off.

    What would be nice though is a more graphically-capable machine that's of the same size as the MB.
     
  12. wildmac macrumors 65816

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    Yes, updated Graphics would have been nice, but....

    I didn't want to pay ~$600 more to play games.

    Most of my graphics work will be in PS.

    I wanted something a bit easier to carry.

    So... Yeah, the graphics could be better, but I'll have to live with it.
     
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    I can't believe he thought you were being nice. I thought your response was quite nasty even...
     
  14. junkster macrumors regular

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    Remember, a dedicated GPU with its own memory drives up power consumption and heat and decreases battery life. You don't just magically get faster graphics for free.
     

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