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  1. gadgetfreaky liked Lobwedgephil's post in the thread Macbook Pro is not a professional machine.

    Great and original thread.

    Jul 20, 2018 at 3:30 PM
  2. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread The MBP for "Power users" Used to be the 17".

    Another delay in the die shrink for I7/i9 is the most likely outcome right now.

    Jul 20, 2018 at 2:30 PM
  3. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread The MBP for "Power users" Used to be the 17".

    that's just it- Intel is dysfunctional. could easily see them delaying the die shrink for the i7/i9 another year or two

    Jul 20, 2018 at 2:26 PM
  4. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread The MBP for "Power users" Used to be the 17".

    It had the added virtue of brining back the 17inch - it's not the sole reason. The 17 inch didn't sell as well as the 15 since it was...

    Jul 20, 2018 at 2:15 PM
  5. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread The MBP for "Power users" Used to be the 17".

    the existing specs don't work in a 15 but could in a 17 because more room for cooling.

    Jul 20, 2018 at 2:09 PM
  6. gadgetfreaky posted a new thread.

    The MBP for "Power users" Used to be the 17"

    We've got a lot of users upset about the thermals on the new 15" MBP. Basically if you buy an i9 or even the upgrades i7 your...

    Forum: MacBook Pro

    Jul 20, 2018 at 1:29 PM
  7. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread Waiting for the 2019 MBP.

    I'd guess 10% - there was talk of them adding more cores as well which would def improve multi core benchmarks again. to me- not really...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 9:21 AM
  8. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread Waiting for the 2019 MBP.

    sure but how material is that. 5%? not worth waiting for. The GPU is the only thing that is an issue horsepower wise.

    Jul 17, 2018 at 7:53 AM
  9. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread Waiting for the 2019 MBP.

    If the last Intel chip shrink is any guide there isn't much basis for a big increase in performance. Maybe better battery life because...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 6:55 AM
  10. gadgetfreaky liked EPO75's post in the thread Waiting for the 2019 MBP.

    So next year you guys want a 8k screen, 64GB, needs to fly and cheaper, why not make a 2020 topic already ffs.

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:53 PM
  11. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread Waiting for the 2019 MBP.

    I keep hearing people say Face is a big challenge too on these forums but what is that base on. I hear 1) it's a big redesign and...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:43 PM
  12. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread Early Thoughts - Mid-2018 15" 2.6/16/512/560.

    Thanks for this. Does the big boost in multi core help with things outside of video editing and such. I.e. 1) general use such as...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 6:51 PM
  13. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread Why I think the 2019 MacBook Pro is a Recommended Wait - Hear Me Out..

    cannon lake in production is a bit of a stretch. I've seen them in limited supply low end demo laptops but not scale and as you know...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 11:44 AM
  14. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread Waiting for the 2019 MBP.

    Didn't Intel and AMD announce the mobile Vega partnership that would get us some good GPUs in the MBPs? What happened to that? Just...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 6:22 PM
  15. gadgetfreaky replied to the thread Why I think the 2019 MacBook Pro is a Recommended Wait - Hear Me Out..

    So I have the most trouble with this theory on the redesign being 2020 You think Apple is going to keep the bezels this size and this...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 4:26 PM