Does 2.66 GHz equal 2.7 GHz?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by AppleNewYork, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. AppleNewYork macrumors member

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    I see some sites list the $2500 Macbook Pro as having a 2.66 GhZ processor, while others say 2.7GHZ processor. Whats the deal?
     
  2. uiop. macrumors 68020

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    The other sites probably assumed 2.66Ghz can be rounded up to 2.7Ghz. However, that is not correct.
     
  3. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    2.66GHz = 2660 MHz
    2.7GHz = 2700 MHz

    What they do is round up by 40 MHz to the next full number. Seems a bit deceiving, but a minor nuisance.
     
  4. ViciousShadow21 macrumors 68020

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    its like gas prices. to me im paying $3.00 for gas even tho the price is $2.99 and 9/10. 1/10th of a penny short of $3.00. its ridiculous how big of a deal the 1/10th makes on ppl's perception.
     
  5. drew0020 macrumors 68000

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    In my opinion processor speed is overrated. Im sure there are people on here who buy a faster processor and then have a 5400rpm hard drive :rolleyes: Im not sure why people especially on sites like these dont realize how all the components come together in their system.
     

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