speed bump soon? 2.16-->???

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by i-unit123, Jun 10, 2006.

  1. i-unit123 macrumors member


    May 26, 2006

    I was just wondering- when they released the macbook, they also bumped the speeds of the macbook pros. i cant wait until merom, but is there another spec bump comign soon? i guess if intel is supposed to release a new chip soon that could indicate a bump but im wondering what are the chances that in 2 weeks or so we'll see a 2.33 or 2.88Ghz:eek: (etc) macbook pro?

    thanks alot
  2. Xander562 macrumors 68000


    Apr 2, 2006
    no. but Merom i believe is supposed to be released in AUg. but may take a while before the Macbook PRos are updated
  3. 7on macrumors 601


    Nov 9, 2003
    Dress Rosa
    Doesn't Apple have some history in releasing updates in November? In time for Xmas? I know the 1Ghz TiBook was released November 2002.
  4. AvSRoCkCO1067 macrumors 65816


    Sep 6, 2005
    Intel will be updating the Core Duo speeds imminently - last I heard, they were introducing a 2.33 GHz chip and decreasing the prices of their other chips.

    Although I don't see Apple discounting their Macs anytime soon...Apple could utilize the 2.33 GHz chip as a chip for their top-of-the-line MacBook Pro 15" and 17" computers and a 2.16 GHz chip as a chip for their 1999 MacBook Pro 15" model.

    This would, of course, help to further differentiate the Pro line from the regular line - although I have no idea whether it will actually happen...:confused: :eek:
  5. Demon Hunter macrumors 68020

    Mar 30, 2004
    That seems likely to me!

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