Is the MBP update really going to affect me

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  1. hellzprince1 macrumors member

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    So I only use a computer to use the internet and microsoft office. Would I really need to wait for the new MBP. I don't really understand what the update is going to be exactly. Let me know what you think
     
  2. AliensAreFuzzy macrumors 68000

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    Most likely, this update will only be a processor/chipset upgrade so it really won't affect what you'll be doing.
     
  3. nikhsub1 macrumors 68010

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    It won't be a chipset update unless the update doesnt happen until later summer... otherwise, it will likely be a CPU, multi touch, maybe a price adjustment, maybe a slight case redesign, maybe LED screens for 17", maybe...
     
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    Based on what you've just told us, no, this update isn't going to affect you in the slightest.

    A computer from 5 years ago can do what you need it to.

    Actually, you don't even need a MBP for those tasks. A normal macbook would easily suffice.
     
  5. hellzprince1 thread starter macrumors member

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    Will it be the same price because if it is then I may just as well wait for whatever the update is even if it just a multitouch trackpad, its still a update for the same price. If its going to be much higher than there is no need.
     
  6. GimmeSlack12 macrumors 603

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    Multi-touch on the MBP has been squashed. That is exlusive to the MBA only.
     
  7. dj420118 macrumors regular

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    i was so wishing for multi-touch on the macbook pro damn you apple!!!
     
  8. nikhsub1 macrumors 68010

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    And this is fact?
     
  9. ChrisN macrumors 65816

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    whenever they upgrade their products they are usually the same price unless they do a major overhaul.
     
  10. spaceballl macrumors 68030

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    If you don't need any serious horsepower, just get a refurb macbook and then max out the memory. That will give you the best bang for your buck.
     
  11. Glueeater macrumors regular

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    I agree with all the previous posters who told you to not get a MBP...
     
  12. mactastic1971 macrumors regular

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    I too would like to know where this factoid came from...
     
  13. siurpeeman macrumors 603

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    i can't remember which report/review you're citing, but the multi-touch is exclusive to the mba right now. current generations of the macbook and macbook pro don't have the hardware to support the new multi-touch gestures, but nothing was said of future updates. it would be very surprising if apple left out multi-touch on the next iteration of macbooks and macbook pros.
     
  14. drchipinski macrumors 6502

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    Get whatever notebook you want....if you like the looks of the MBP, then so be it...

    Be comfortable in your own skin....who cares what everyone else thinks or says. I don't. :p
     
  15. hellzprince1 thread starter macrumors member

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    When was the MB updated last

    just want to know because I might go for the MB instead of the MBP but, i don't want there to be a MB update. I know that the MBP update is due soon so will the MB update be anytime soon or should I go ahead and get the MB
     
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