Become a MacRumors Supporter for $25/year with no ads, private forums, and more!

macbok pro

  1. M

    Macbook Pro 15 2015 or Macbook Pro 13 2017

    Hello, guys I'm looking forward to buying a used Macbook pro. In my country the stated above models are in the same price range and I cant decide which one to choose. I will be using it mainly for development(coding). This is the specs of the 2015 Macbook Pro 15 inch: i7-4770HQ 2.2Ghz up to...
  2. zedsdeadbaby

    Considering i9 MBP - Reinstall and Disable APFS?

    Well, despite my better judgement I'm considering the i9 MBP. The reports I'm seeing from Logic users are a lot more significant than I expected... Anyway, I've been on 10.12 for a few years now and haven't gone near 10.13. After some reading, it would seem that there's some rationale behind...
  3. M

    Clamshell Mode discussion [merged]

    I'm wondering if there are any issues of having a macbook pro connected to a 4k monitor in clamshell mode 95% of the time? The first concern is heat and ventilation related. I noticed on my MBP 15" 2015, it heats up and I can feel some heat on the keyboard area. We all know heat is a...
  4. L

    New MBP 13 vs 15

    Hi, are there someone who can share their experience with the new MacBook Pro 2018 (13 or/and 15) ? Last few years I was using the 13' early 2015 MBP model i5 2.7 GHz with 8Gb RAM and 128 SSD + external monitor and it did pretty well for development with Xcode and Android Studio, but now I...
  5. omarojo

    new MP15 (2018) i7 (2.2/2.6Ghz) or i9 (2.9Ghz)

    So Im looking at 3 processor options (2.9Ghz) i9 8950hk (2.6Ghz) i7 8850h (2.2Ghz) i7 8750h Im planning to configure it for 32GB RAM with the 560x GPU I just dont know which processor.. by looking at the benchmarks I see the numbers but honestly.. how am I suppose to know if 200pts or 500...
  6. D

    Multiple monitors with Macbook Pro

    I have a new Macbook Pro 2017 , 15" TB, which happen to be my first Macbook. I need to connect 3 monitors with extended display: 1 x HDMI 1 x VGA ( or 2) 1 x DVI Is there any hub which can support it? I am actually a bit confused if I can attach 2 display devices on same USB-C port using any...
  7. apostolos21

    Resolved Macbook Pro 15" early 2011 lag

    Hello! Thank you for opening this thread, the problem with my MacBook is that sometimes after launching some apps (especially that graphics process is requiered), the machine behaves like playing a game with 10-15 fps. I open activity monitor and I see in the cpu usage that the kernel task runs...
  8. katp97

    MacBook Pro 2017 vs 2015

    Hey guys, I am in need of some buying advice. I'm only borrowing my current 2014 MacBook Pro and as I'm in senior year of high school and planning to attend university next year, I need something for myself. I'm looking at two options: 1. 2015 MacBook Pro 13", 2.9 GHz/ 8gb RAM/ 512 gb SSD –...
  9. D

    Is my logic board dead?

    Hi, I spilt some water on my trackpad a couple days back. Suuuper sad. I replaced the trackpad and bought a new HDD. Before I install the HDD, I want to make sure the logic board is okay. It was working fine but now some letters I push don’t type or do random other functions. Is my logic board...
  10. ClodMachine

    Will upgrading the storage of my MBP void my warranty?

    I have a Mid-2015 (15-inch) MBP that I got from Best Buy with 256GB. I also got Geek Squad and Apple Care. I have been looking to upgrade my storage (but might also have a shop do it). I was wondering if upgrading will void my warranty. Please help
  11. S

    13'' MBP 2015 or 2017?

    Hey everyone, I am about to purchase my first MBP, so i went through bajillion articles, reviews and videos about MBPs, however still cannot decide, thus came here in desperate need of advice from someone who had used them before. Considering the sum i can afford to spend on it, I've stopped...
  12. rycerzyyk

    Touch bar not responsive at all

    Hello, I have a problem with touch bar on my macbook pro 13 (2016). For last few days it was completly unresponsive. Everything seems to work ok, icons on the touchbar change when opening different apps but when i try to clik it is not reacting at any place on the touch screen. What I did...
  13. I

    Upgrade MBP harddrive to 1TB

    So I have a MacBook Pro 11,4 mid-2015, with 256GB harddive and would like to upgrade it to 1TB. I found an OWC Aura SSD 1TB (http://www.edbpriser.dk/ssd-solid-state-drive/owc-aura-solid-state-disk-1-tb-id-14197216.aspx) but I'm not sure it is compatible with the macbook pro? Do any of you know...
  14. A

    Apple Genius Bar Query UK

    Hi guys, I live in the UK and I visited the Apple Genius Bar back in May regarding damage to my Mac. Does anyone know if Apple keep a record of past Genius appointments and Damage reports? My mac had water damage back in May and Apple were charging too much to fix so I took it to a private...
  15. jojellybean

    IMac 5k Coil Whine Static Noise

    I have had an iMac 5k 2017 for a few months now. The thing is that I hear some electrical "static" buzz sound whenever I do things such as scrolling on a webpage, minimizing the windows, and etc. No noise is made whenever the iMac is just on doing nothing. It's not too loud, but I can hear it...
  16. Mac03ForLife

    Send Help - Slow MBP

    Please, someone help a guy out I have an MBP 8,1 and it is slow as molasses going uphill in January. There's almost nothing on the drive, only about 222GB used of 500 5400RPM SATA Drive I can't get a clean startup, transfers are slow as... well, you know, FF57 wont launch, Preview freezes when...
  17. Catbug has fleas

    Macbook Pro Help SSD

    Hi I'm fairly new too this but I have a 15-inch early 2011 Macbook Pro. It has a 2GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB 1333 MHz DDR3, Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB, and a 500GB Macintosh HD. I'm trying to upgrade it with an SSD. The SSD I've ordered is Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD. I...
  18. J

    Weird heat problem

    Hi all I have a friend who has a 2011 MacBook Pro 15" who complained it has some heating issues and asked me to look at it, I have tried looking at some things like the charger and opening the Mac up see if it's maybe dusty in there but none of those things were an issue. Since my knowledge of...
  19. S

    Safari Bug on TED

    Hello, I am curious if anybody else can reproduce this bug? Go to TED.com in a safari, click on a talk to watch, click the button to go full screen, after the talk starts try to minimize the window. Do you get spinning beach ball? I’ve reproduced this on a 2015 and 2016 MacBook Pro with...
  20. fred_reutlingen

    Does Apple want to rip off customers in Europe?

    I want to buy a 13" Macbook Pro. Macbook Pro 13", i5 (3.1Ghz), 16GB, 512GB SSD in Apple US Online Shop: 2199. -$. Macbook Pro with the same confirmation in the German Online Shop, 2489. - €. Current exchange rate: Dollar - Euro: 2199.-$ = 1864. -€ The price difference for the same configuration...