2010 MBP + Lion = good / bad?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mark28, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. mark28 macrumors 68000

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    Should I upgrade or stick with Snow Leopard till 10.7.1 comes out?
     
  2. mtip macrumors member

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    Depends. It's probably the same as with buying a new MBP - if you need/want it now, go for it, if you can wait, then wait.

    There're no compatibility problems if that's what you're worried about. I put Lion on my 2010 13" the day it came out and no problems at all, very nice and smooth.
     
  3. Young Spade macrumors 68020

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    I'd wait.... I mean, it's only 30 bucks and if you like the changes they made to L, then go for it. If you don't like the changes, keep SL. Personally I'm about to buy a new Mac and... well I wish I could still have SL on it. Hopefully there's one laying around that isn't upgraded :)
     
  4. waynep macrumors 6502

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    I have a 2010 MBP and upgrades to Lion yesterday. Had an issue with Lastpass but noting that I could not work through in short order. Overall, I think I like it.
     
  5. HellaFilthy, Jul 22, 2011
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    HellaFilthy macrumors regular

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    I have a mid 2009 13" MBP, and installed it... At first it was slow, but then I noticed that it was using up a lot of my memory... I then upgraded my ram (from stock 2gb, to 8gb), and now, it is super fast! I love it.
     
  6. xmaxonx macrumors newbie

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    I have a mid 2010 13" MBP which I installed Lion on. So far, I'm liking the upgrade. If you've read around on here and are interested, I'd say go for it :)
     
  7. captainamerica macrumors member

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    I installed Lion from scratch on my 2010 15" base MBP with high resolution display. It runs excellent and I see no need to revert back to Snow Leopard.

    I can recommend Lion for the 2010 models.
     
  8. RWil85 macrumors 6502a

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    2010 13" MBP with Vertex 2 SSD and 8GB RAM - Lion is running flawlessly. :)
     
  9. engaged44 macrumors member

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    same exact thing here. im on my 2010 15 inch and it runs amazing.

    i will admit when i first booted it programs kind of took forever to load, but now it works really fast.

    love lion. def. worth the upgrade.
     
  10. RedRallyeZ macrumors regular

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    10.7 on my 2010 13" and its great. I do have upgraded RAM though, not sure how much that would affect it.
     
  11. mmduluth macrumors regular

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    When you first load it Spotlight will start indexing all your stuff so it will run REALLY slow for about an hour and then it will speed up tremendously.
     

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