First Windows Core 2 Duo Laptops Released

BenRoethig

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I predict Apple will update from Core 1 to Core 2 within eight days. The only changes beside the CPU is perhaps a doubling of video memory on the iMac and MBPs.
 

slffl

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I hope we see a MBP upgrade soon. I'm getting restleless since I'm getting a new one as soon as they're updated. My 17" 1ghz PB is starting to show it's age :) .
 

puckhead193

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if apple wants to stay competivie, they need to release updates tomorrow.. not wait for paris but tomorrow. Plus i can order a new iMac this week and still get my free ipod nano :D
 

Josias

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God I want a 15" Merom MBP, but I need to get rid of my MB first, and I want iLife '07 in them. I can't wait for Leopard. Please Steve, read it...:D
 

BoyBach

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I expect to see a speed bump across the entire range (excluding the Mac Pro) within the coming weeks.
 

BenRoethig

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~Shard~ said:
Yeah, we all knew this was coming. It will be interesting to see how quickly Apple responds to its competition and follows suit. Hopefully very soon, I'm eager to see what exactly Apple does, i.e. only updates the MBPs, updates the whole MacBook line, updates the Mini as well... :cool:

Oh, and how about some Conroe iMacs? ;) :D
I think there's a better chance of Merom iMacs. We're talking about a system in which they underclock a mobility Radeon x1600 to make it quieter. Conroe makes sense in a regular desktop, but I don’t see it happening with the iMac.
 

GFLPraxis

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Please give us an Intel iMac tomorrow...:D

School starts on the 20th, I want that iMac!
 

4God

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Eidorian said:
Did you read the guide? You're talking about the iMac Core Duo, correct?
O.K....

jholzner said:
Conroe cannot be dropped in to Yonah MB only merom.
Alright...

GFLPraxis said:
But Merom uses the same socket as Core Duos, and Conroe uses a different socket. So Conroe won't fit in your iMac.
Gotcha, Merom. Thanks guys. :)

Why so many negative votes?
 

zwida

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silverblue3 said:
Assuming they release it tomorrow, would it be available at the apple store right away(not the online store)? :confused:
Unlikely. It almost always takes time for these to show up at the retail location.
 

zero2dash

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With the switch to Intel, Apple may have to provide timely upgrades to remain competitive with Windows-based PC manufacturers.
Apple isn't trying to remain competitive with anyone. :rolleyes:
Never have, never will.
They march to the beat of their own drum.
 

Alpinism

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Interesting to see Apple's move. Traditionally with PowerPC the upgrades are more serene and not as volatile and frequent as the intels.

As a lot of Apple users are "trendy, cool consumers", they might get pissed off at these "more frequent updates" that makes their "cool investments" absolete faster. :eek:
 

whyrichard

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buys suggestions.....

Hello!


I was thinking of buying an intel core solo and dropping in a processor that is the best i can get for it to use it as a rendering machine.....


.... should i bother waiting for the new mac mini's or should i go ahead and buy a cheapo core solo? especially since they would be sold for much less.....


thanks,
r.
 

bigbossbmb

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DJMastaWes said:
If your right i'll give you hugs untill you can''t breath!
I did say the may just announce them tomorrow, but that rumor of a large shipment coming in from overseas seems like a better indication of when they may be shipping.
 

Luca Boccaccini

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Aug 12, 2006
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Maybe keyboard and magnetic latch?

gugy said:
wake up then, because it won't happen for awhile.
The current enclosure is very nice, so why change it?
Hi gugy,

I agree with you: MBP are really nice, but.... the Macbook's keyboard design is simply gorgeous. Clean, with those rounded corners.
Not to mention the magnetic latch.:rolleyes:

It would be a leap forward a better design. And a greater coherence through the entire -book line.

Bye!
 

HecubusPro

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gugy said:
wake up then, because it won't happen for awhile.
The current enclosure is very nice, so why change it?
I do agree that the look of the current enclosure is great, and it's doubtful we'll get a change to the look of the enclosure anytime soon. However, I can see them changing the enclosure to match up more with what the regular MB allows, i.e. easy access to the HDD bay so users can swap out hard drives ease. Now that would be nice.
 

tekmoe

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freeny said:
I think my new rule will be to automatically place anyone using that line on my ignore list.

It lost its funny a long time ago.:rolleyes:
ditto.
 

DJMastaWes

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bigbossbmb said:
I did say the may just announce them tomorrow, but that rumor of a large shipment coming in from overseas seems like a better indication of when they may be shipping.
If there annouced tomorrow that's 100% fine with me.