Current-Gen MBPs are Still Rolling off the Lines

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by safelder, Feb 27, 2010.

  1. safelder macrumors member

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    I picked up a low-end MBP 15" today, as I don't really care about Core iX for general household use. I decided to check out the serial number, and it indicates it was manufactured week six of 2010. Call me crazy, but if a product update was imminent, wouldn't you shut down the old lines instead of building up new stock?

    Like everything else on this rumors board, this may or may not be evidence of something or nothing.
     
  2. jawa12083 macrumors member

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    Wirelessly posted (iPod Touch 2G 8GB: Mozilla/5.0 (iPod; U; CPU iPhone OS 3_1_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/528.18 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile/7D11 Safari/528.16)

    Are you sure it was manufactured week 6 of 2010, or was it packaged that week....

    How were you able to tell?
     
  3. 6-0 Prolene macrumors 6502

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    You can still order a CTO MacBook Pro and it'll get manufactured tomorrow.

    It's not really indicative of anything. Apple won't completely deplete their supply of MBPs in anticipation of a refresh.
     
  4. jawa12083 macrumors member

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    Wirelessly posted (iPod Touch 2G 8GB: Mozilla/5.0 (iPod; U; CPU iPhone OS 3_1_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/528.18 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile/7D11 Safari/528.16)

    Exacty. What does "manufacture" date mean? Most likely, it's when the whole thing got put together. Because, I'll bet that the ram, video card and processor (not made by apple) were manufactured prior to 6th week of 2010
     
  5. shambo macrumors 6502a

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    Good to hear those bad boys are still coming.
     
  6. pratap21 macrumors member

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    Why are macbook pro's called badboy pro's in this forum? Is there something I'm missing?
     
  7. Apple.MBPro macrumors member

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    Believe me, you are not missing anything, and again, believe me when i say, you don't want to know. :D :p
     
  8. Apple.MBPro macrumors member

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    My friend just purchased a MBP, and apparently it was manufactured in Week 7. Apple does not do shutdowns of the old lines, it is just not the way they do business, so honestly, it does not mean anything (they are still taking custom orders on their websites, which usually ships with in 1-3 business days, and you will see week 8 when you decipher the serial numbers). You are right about the "update is imminent" part, we just don't know "when"? :D
     
  9. spaceballl macrumors 68030

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    Define imminent. We don't know when it's coming, but Intel won't be selling the Core 2 Duo for much longer and everyone else has moved to iX so it's coming. Enjoy your MacBook Pro, though!
     
  10. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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    Usually when a new model ramps up production there's some rumor spike or a leaked spec it seems...hasn't happened yet in that sense.
     
  11. vant macrumors 65816

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    Because an idiot named shambo has nothing else to do with his time than to make himself feel better about his purchase.
     
  12. Eddyisgreat macrumors 601

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    Once shambo gets into a thread you know it's gonna be a partay!
     
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  14. safelder thread starter macrumors member

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    I think that, for the last several weeks, it's meant this week...right?
     
  15. Mintin8 macrumors 6502a

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    Get the strobe lights ready.
     
  16. rivertemple macrumors newbie

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    Everybody are so funny. :D
     

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