- New Macs are typically available for purchase on the same day they're announced.Speaking of which...Generally speaking what is the wait/turnaround on an Apple event vs. when I can walk in and get new product. Like many, in desperate need of new laptop and don't really pay attention until I am shopping.
^ this.When I need to upgrade and it no longer does the job. Currently my 15" 2012 cMBP handles most things I need it to and I wouldn't ever consider getting rid of it unless it's completely broken.
I'd rather it was faster of course, especially with the bottlenecked SATA SSD -- those delicious 2GB/s PCI-e read speeds in the current gen would really help with loading AUs in LPX -- but it's still a solid machine.