Macbook 2.0 VS 2.2 GHZ

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by iBookfan, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. iBookfan macrumors 6502


    Feb 5, 2008

    Shall I get the Macbook with 2.0 or 2.2 ghz? I can afford the "high-end"-one, but does the 0.2 comes to show? Can I feel the difference?
  2. psychofreak Retired


    May 16, 2006
    I think it would be better to get the 2Ghz model and load it up with RAM.
  3. iBookfan thread starter macrumors 6502


    Feb 5, 2008
    I'm gonna get 4 gb ram for the model I choose. I'm going to use it for: Logic Studio, Sibelius 5, Reason 4 and some Word and other "regular" programs.
  4. heatmiser macrumors 68020

    Dec 6, 2007
    The only significant differences between the 2.0 and the 2.2 are the superdrive and extra drivespace (40gb) in the latter compared to the former. You'll have to decide for yourself if they're worth the $200 extra.
  5. mrtune macrumors 6502a

    Jun 23, 2007
    I bought the 2.2 over the 2.0, not because of the speed, but because of the superdrive. To me, any modern day computer that can't burn a dvd is useless, especially one that cost over $1k.
  6. zepharus macrumors 6502a


    Aug 7, 2007
    One of the best external DVD Burners on the market costs $49.99... to mention its burns a 20X vs 8X Pretty much a no brainer to me.

    Who honestly needs to burn DVDs on the road?

    Get the 2.0 and 4 GB of mem and a WAY faster External Burner if need be
  7. ZacUSNYR macrumors regular

    Feb 1, 2008
    Yea that's the reason I got the 2.2 - Wanted the super drive.
  8. Zwhaler macrumors 604


    Jun 10, 2006
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    I would get the 2.2. I got the 2.16 last year when it was the top of the line, and I am glad I did. Not only for the speed, but for the SuperDrive, and extra HD space. You will be glad you did.

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