- Jan 22, 2008
I knew the SSD would be fast as Apple touted as much, but this is really really fast:
Shows "APPLE SSD SM1024G" ... Does that tell you something? SM is maybe Samsung?Who makes your 1TB?
System Information>SATA> read off the model #
I think its that 4 channel speed boost coupled with larger capacity mild speed bump.
Good stuff though, that's awesome.
I was paying for the extra storage really, not faster storage necessarily. The SSD is much faster than even what Apple claims and charges for, so that is unexpected. Twice as fast as touted write speeds and a little faster for reads.It better be, you paid like $2k for a 13 inch laptop...
It's very fast and everything I was hoping for and then some (like the faster than expected SSD). I can see this being quite adequate for my uses for at least a few years .....Nice!
How do you like the new machine? I have the same max spec'd one on order right now to replace my mid-2010 MBP.
4-lane PCIe for sure. Now I'm starting to wish I had an early 2015.Here is from my 2015 2.7/8GB/256GB also samsung ssd:
faster SSD helps in every way! Especially when you go from deep sleep to hibernation and back. Great for writing out to disk when out of memory. Great for apps such as video editing as well even though the dual core processor is less ideal than a quad core.
??I never bothered pricing the BTO models. $2700 plus tax for a dual-core processor, 13 inch non QHD display and an integrated Iris Graphics 6100 GPU? Oh my...
Part of the reason that configuration is so expensive is the 1 TB SSD. It's only an option on the $1800 model and costs an extra $500 on top of that. On the baseline 15" it would cost $800 more to get the 1 TB, $500 more on the $2500 model.I never bothered pricing the BTO models. $2700 plus tax for a dual-core processor, 13 inch non QHD display and an integrated Iris Graphics 6100 GPU? Oh my...
I don't doubt it's a great machine, but admittedly the CPU upgrade is kind of pointless. If someone actually has need for the more powerful CPU they can get a 15" rMBP with quad-core and a 1 TB SSD for only $100 more. If they go for a refurb it can cost even less.??
It's a great machine. Why would you pick on someone else's buying decision?