MacBook or MacBook Pro?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Esulatell, May 25, 2009.

  1. Esulatell macrumors member

    Jan 4, 2009
    Seeing as i'm going to be getting it on finance (either £30 or £40 a month) i'd probably set a budget of no more than £2000.
    However, i'm torn between the MacBook 2.4GHz and the MacBook Pro (15 inch) 2.66GHz.
    Graphics aren't really an issue as I have an iMac as my main machine for games etc.
    I mainly use my Mac for all the obvious things (internet, email, word processing) but I also do alot of photo, video and music editing / mixing.
    The MacBook could easily manage internet, email and the odd Word document but can it handle all the photos, videos and music editing?
    On either machine i'll need 4GB Ram and a 320GB hard drive, RPM is not an issue and neither is portability, that said, the 17inch MBP is out of the question entirely.
    Aperture 2 and Logic 8 will also be pre installed so that adds about £300.
  2. o2xygen macrumors regular

    Jan 25, 2009
    Use Aperture and Logic on your iMac and get the 2.0 MB
  3. Esulatell thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 4, 2009
    I have them on my iMac anyway, I was thinking for when i'm on the road, e.g. on a trip or gigging etc.

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