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Discussion in 'MacBook' started by actorkid, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. actorkid macrumors 6502

    Feb 26, 2008
    I'm getting my macbook tomorrow!

    2.4 GHz Penryn Blackbook
    personally upgraded 4GB RAM
    wireless mighty mouse
    wireless keyboard (all to go with the external display i already have)

    I will officially be switching from Microcrap to Mac....It's taken too long in my personal opinion.

    I'm pretty excited!
  2. dan7592 macrumors regular

    Jan 15, 2007
    Congrats, it will be worth it. Leopard is an amazing OS.
  3. wannabe07 macrumors member

    Jan 10, 2008
    Portland, Oregon
    Congratulations! I can't wait until I get mine too!
  4. frankiepdx macrumors regular


    Dec 28, 2007
    Portland OR
    Wow! Quite the list of specs. Are you planning on running certain software on that demon? Also, which external display are you using?

    Congrats on your purchase. Hope your not married, since you will be spending a lot of time with this sweet setup.
  5. TravisReynolds macrumors regular


    Mar 2, 2008
  6. actorkid thread starter macrumors 6502

    Feb 26, 2008

    i've actually decided to buy myself a little present because I'm heading off to college.

    My monitor is just a 17" HP LCD...its nothing special, but bigger than the macbook screen for when I'm in my dorm. Unfortunately I can't really buy a new Apple monitor (I don't have THAT much money)

    I'm pretty much just an eager person...i plan on learning more about some webdesign and programming with it as well as some basic graphic work...

    I really decided to max everything out because I want to get a nice long life out of everything. The external mouse/keyboard/monitor will minimize the wear and tear on the book itself, and the maxed out specs I feel will ya know...keep it somewhat up to date for the next few years.
  7. mr.stinki macrumors 6502

    Jan 25, 2008
    Congratulations!!! I remember when I got my BlackBook (Dec. 17 '07). I was so Excited!!

    I've got the 2.2 GHz SantaRosa Chipset with 2GB Ram (3rd Party)

    I Love this thing :eek:
  8. levitynyc macrumors 65816

    Aug 19, 2006
    As long as you throw the mighty mouse out as soon as you get it, you will love your macbook.
  9. mr.stinki macrumors 6502

    Jan 25, 2008

    I like the mighty mouse...
  10. NIPRING macrumors 6502

    Jan 19, 2008
    Waukesha WI
  11. Kalafut macrumors regular


    Jan 6, 2008
    The mighty mouse is a good mouse. sure right clicking is a little hashed with it, o just move more to the right if i want to right click, but other than that the mighty mouse is wonderful.
  12. GeneKam macrumors regular

    Feb 3, 2008
    Mississauga, ON
    mighty crapy mouse is okay over all, it a fine bluetooth mouse taht does the job wel for mac, but right click is hell. Still it looks great with all the gear so i still use it. But overall, it is not worth the price, the only reason i own one is that it is bluetooth, it does not need a usb dongle and does not take up space on the mac computer taht has only 2 usb ports to start with :)
  13. idonotliketostu macrumors 6502

    Feb 28, 2008
    I've been using the mighty mouse at school for surfing the net and stuff like that and its really good. Don't know about gaming with it tho... I'll see when I get one for my mac. =)
  14. Macintosh Sauce macrumors 6502

    Macintosh Sauce

    Nov 25, 2006
    Congrats actorkid. You will enjoy it, especially if you bump it up to 4 GB RAM. I got mine just over a week ago and I think this new MacBook is sweet.
  15. DaBrain macrumors 65816


    Feb 28, 2007
    ERIE, PA
    Throw it my way! I have had no major problems with mine in over 2 years. I do have clean hands and once in awhile I turn it upside down and roll the scrollball over a clean piece of paper to keep the ball clean and all is great! I think the mighty mouse gets a bad rap due to many dirty hands and lack of care.

    So please throw it my way! Flame on. I don't care as it works Great here! :p
  16. Domofloge macrumors regular


    Jan 5, 2008
    New Jersey
    Yeah dude we have a really similar set up. You will LOVE it! :cool:

    The 4 gigs of RAM is nice when I'm using a lot of programs at once. Its a breeze for the Macbook..
  17. SFStateStudent macrumors 604


    Aug 28, 2007
    San Francisco California, USA
    That's an awesome rig...

    but don't forget to "go to school" and do your homework!!! :p
  18. DaveWonders macrumors regular

    Sep 12, 2006
    The mighty mouse is great. Who has problems right clicking? Put your index finger where the left button would be, middle finger on the ball, and ring finger on the right side. When you want to right click just lift your index finger. I don't see a problem. However, the scroll ball is a night mare. And if you don't wash your hands then that is a problem too. I had a co-worker who used one and I had to clean his mouse weekly. It looked like a baseball bat with pine tar all over it. But I can use mine for months and it's still white. If Apple would redesign/address the scroll ball the MM would be perfect.
  19. Jpoon macrumors 6502a


    Feb 26, 2008
    Los Angeles California
    lol I go to class!
    I'm so portable that I can take my MacBook out and surf Facebook while mildly listening to the lecture D:....

  20. actorkid thread starter macrumors 6502

    Feb 26, 2008
    lucky me. I also got the first airport express off the truck. Woohoo
  21. macintoshSL macrumors member


    Mar 17, 2008
    I guess i can share this excitement with you because so am I!

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