Advice (Macmall MacBook purchase)

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by andpeo23, Feb 26, 2008.

  1. andpeo23 macrumors newbie

    Feb 21, 2008
    I just bought a macbook (it hasn't even arrived yet) from My local Apple store told me they will upgrade me to the new macbook. Here's the catch, I will lose the $75 rebate from plus I have to drive about 2 hrs round trip to get to the Apple store. Do you think the new macbook is worth the $75 and the drive? I currently have on the way a macbook with 2.2ghz processor, 120gb hdd, 1 gb ram. Thanks.
  2. iCeFuSiOn macrumors 6502a

    Jul 18, 2007
    What are the specifications on the one that the Apple store is planning on upgrading you to?
  3. durant0s macrumors regular


    Jan 9, 2008
    Houston, TX
    You will be losing .1 ghz because I'm assuming they will swap it out with the base model macbook and not the midrange one. I guess if you really like the multitouch trackpad make the swtich. If they are offering to give you the midrange macbook in a swap, then do that in a heartbeat on spec advantage alone.
  4. andpeo23 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 21, 2008
    2.4ghz, 160gb hdd, 2gb ram...

    is the processor in the new macbook upgraded? or is it just the speed? thanks.
  5. Batt macrumors 65816


    Dec 17, 2007
    Syracuse, NY
    Not on the MacBook, only MBP.
  6. emoh macrumors member

    Jan 27, 2008
    upgraded to penryn processor and its scrolling touchpad, not multi-touchpad which is avail only in MBP.
  7. andpeo23 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 21, 2008

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