mbp 13" 2016

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    MBA 2020 i7 compared to MBP i5 2016

    Hi all I own a MBP TB i5 (2 cores - 2.9Ghz) with 8GB RAM and have to say for what I do the machine works really ok, though it starting to show its age as I notice some things get slower (too much office, mail and cals own all the time, around 30 tabs in Safari or Chrome, gchat/Skype/slack open...
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    Help needed re external screen and connector for MBP (Touch Bar) 2016

    I want to connect my MacBook Pro 2016 (Touch Bar) to an external monitor, preferably 21 inch. It looks like I need a screen, a USB C Adaptor and an appropriate cable to make the connection. BUT According to this article...
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    MacBook Pro 2016 13" with Touch Bar Battery problems

    Hello guys, is this really normal going from 70% to 20% in just an hour while doing mostly safari and MS excel, Apple's number stuff? Also safari without any videos whatsoever. Is my MacBook a faulty piece or is anybody experiencing the same huge drain as I do? Thank you. Edit: I have iStat...
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    Owners opinion : 4K monitor with MBP

    Hello, I have a MBP 13" 2016 and a 4K monitor : LG 27UD88. But there is one issue with 4K monitor and MBP : if you want the best performance you must set it to 1080p or 4K only... because between that all UI is not smooth and youtube video in full screen overload the CPU/GPU (= heat + fan at...
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    Choice between 2016 MBP w TB (2.9/256/8) and 2017 MBP w/o TB (2.3/128/8)

    Hi, I have an opportunity to buy a MBP in either of the two variants (I am getting them for the same price) 1) 2016 MBP with TB base model (2.9Ghz/256GB/8GB) ~ $1750 2) 2017 MBP without TB base model (2.3Ghz/128GB/8GB) ~$1703 My usage: My current usage will be for browsing, video streaming...
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    Is Possible to Daisy Chain 2x4K@60hz on 2016 FN Keys MBP?

    I currently have a 2016 MacBook Pro with the function keys. This model only has 2, thunderbolt 3 ports. Currently, I have 1 1080p display, 1 4K@60hz display plus the MacBook Pro screen running. I am using an adapter and a TB3 to displayport cable. I was wondering if it would be possible to...
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    Refurb w/ Touch Bar or New MBP - Better Buy?

    Hey guys, Just wanted your opinions. 128gb isn't going to cut it for me. I could either get a new low end mbp (no touchbar) with the ssd upgrade or get a refurbished mbp w touch bar for the same price. Obviously, the touch bar is kind of cool but not really what I'm interested in, I would...