Buying a MBP before christmas, how does it compare to old rig?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by dcp063, Nov 27, 2007.

  1. dcp063 macrumors member

    Sep 30, 2007
    Just wanted to make sure i wouldn't be losing anything when i switch to a MBP.

    Here's the stats on my current machine:

    Machine Name: Power Mac G5
    Machine Model: PowerMac11,2
    CPU Type: PowerPC G5 (1.1)
    Number Of CPUs: 2
    CPU Speed: 2 GHz
    L2 Cache (per CPU): 1 MB
    Memory: 2 GB
    Bus Speed: 1 GHz
    Boot ROM Version: 5.2.7f1

    Chipset Model: GeForce 6600
    VRAM (Total): 256 MB

    blue tooth and airport

    and the one i'm going to buy:

    Refurbished MacBook Pro 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    15.4-inch widescreen display
    2GB memory (will upgrade to 4GB after purchase)
    120GB hard drive
    8x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
    NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT with 128MB of GDDR3 memory
    Built-in iSight Camera
  2. mankar4 macrumors 6502a


    Aug 23, 2007
  3. TraustiB macrumors member

    Nov 27, 2007
    Reykjavík, Iceland
    Oh you won't be disappointed :D By far a better and faster machine.

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