Hard case/sleeve for MBP?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Liquinn, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. Liquinn Suspended

    Apr 10, 2011
    When I purchase the 2012 MBP, shall I bother buying a hard sleeve and case for the Macbook Pro? I will be pretty much very OCD regarding a $2k+ machine getting damaged during and out of use.

    What should I do?

  2. palpatine macrumors 68040

    May 3, 2011
    I have a hardcase and love it. Very inexpensive, but has already protected against at least one injury.

    In terms of heat dissipation, in informal tests with my unit, there were no noticeable differences between using it and having it off. However, I am a light to medium user (intense activity but for short periods). If you plan to game on it all day, I think you will see a difference, and may want to keep the hard case off.

    When carrying it around I use a Booq Mamba bag. It is wonderful, and negates the need for a sleeve.
  3. Liquinn thread starter Suspended

    Apr 10, 2011
    Thanks for the detailed reply, where did you buy the hardcase from? Apple?

    I shall be buying a hard-case and then put it in my backpack when transporting it.

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