Macbook Pro Decision?!

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by BigheadEdd, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. BigheadEdd macrumors newbie

    Jun 22, 2006
    Ok, so I know this has been asked a few times, but please be gentle :)
    I'm considering getting a Macbook Pro (base model but with a bit more ram from somewhere else), for uni in september. I'll be doing graphic design, using the usual programs - photoshop, illustrator etc, and want to be using boot camp for other programs (corel etc).
    I'm just wondering wether or not to hold off until september or buy one now? I'd quite like one now, however I don't really need it, but i'd like to get used to mac before I start uni.
    Will the macbook last me for 3 years?

    Thanks and sorry for the thread ;-)
  2. Cybix macrumors 6502a


    Feb 10, 2006
    Western Australia
    buy it now. you wont regret it. should last 3 yrs... :)
  3. xfiftyfour macrumors 68030


    Apr 14, 2006
    Clemson, SC
    i'd get your ram maxed out if you plan on running the adobe line on a macintel before CS3 comes, but other than that, the machines are great NOW, so i wouldn't hesitate if you wanted one now. plus, like it's been said before, that will give you time to address any issues the MBP might have, BEFORE school starts up.

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