Boot-up Test 15" Macbook Pro! :-)

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by lyngstad, May 21, 2010.

  1. lyngstad macrumors newbie

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    Hi,

    Ive had my machine now for about 2 weeks, I'm just so in love with it.. I thought I would check out the booting and shuttdown times on it..

    Booting up my machine took 19.7 seconds.. Pretty awesome huh?
    Shutting down took about 2.4 seconds to complete..

    CHECK OUT THE VIDEO FOOTAGE:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZ036ceG0Sc
     
  2. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

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    I noticed you put "160GB Intel X25-M SSD" in the description, did you get a good deal on that?
     
  3. lyngstad thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Well, Im from Norway and paid about 3000 NOK = 478,16 USD (with todays currency), but its not comparable to the US prices as you can see.. The price is OK to be in Norway, it was the cheapest online store I could find..

    The total price on my lappy with the memory and hdd upgrade was at 24.000 NOK = 3825,31 USD..
     
  4. sascha h-k macrumors 6502

    sascha h-k

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    my 17" i7 boots in exactly 13sec.

    256gb stt ultradrive gx ssd.
     
  5. Ronnoco macrumors 68030

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  6. lyngstad thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I also took a bootup test between;

    iMac 27"
    - Core i7 2.8GHz
    - 8GB RAM
    - 1TB Seagate @ 7200 rpm
    - ATI Radeon HD 4850, 512MB

    MacBook Pro 15"
    - Core i7 2.66GHz
    - 8GB RAM
    - 160GB SSD (Intel X25-M) (Faaaaaaaast!) :)
    - Nvidia Geforce GT 330M, 512MB

    Take a look at this, as you can see the MacBook Pro are way faster than the 27" iMac, in my opinion the SSD drive is the reason this MacBook Pro-baby is so dangerously fast..

    I also have to say that there is some more installed programs on the iMac than on the MBP.. Just so you know that it may be a bit slower because of that..

    Check it out here;

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLNkqTs7u5k
     
  7. lyngstad thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Did you start your timer the exact second you turn on the power button? I get about 12-13 seconds if I wait to turn the timer on until the screen turns on..

    Ive seen some people doing it that way..
     
  8. lyngstad thread starter macrumors newbie

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  9. Hexero macrumors regular

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    Link takk? :D
     
  10. JTToft macrumors 68040

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    These Intel SSD's are wickedly fast! :eek:

    Wonder if I should get one...
     
  11. cherry su macrumors 65816

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    The Intel X25-M is definitely worth it. It's just wicked fast. Although it costs more than $400 (I got mine for $475 around Christmas season), it makes your computer lag free basically. My four-year-old MacBook Pro (core duo) seems to be as fast as my Core 2 Quad Ubuntu box in general usage :eek:
     

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