MacBook Pro

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Brettr1, May 1, 2007.

  1. Brettr1 macrumors newbie

    May 1, 2007
    I have been using PCs for years and am wanting to get a mac. I am going to buy a macbook pro, and was wondering if anyone has any idea when the next updated release will be. Also can someone tell how much of a performance issue I would see with a 4200 rpm hard drive versus a 5400 or 7200 rpm. Thank you.
  2. yodermk macrumors member

    May 13, 2006
    Anyone can guess, and that's all we can do. Personally I think we'll see an update by the end of June at the latest.

    Get at least a 5400RPM drive. That is sufficient for general use. 7200s are definitely faster but not essential unless you are a heavy media user (video editing, etc).
  3. capone2 macrumors regular

    Mar 29, 2005
  4. jng macrumors 65816


    Apr 6, 2007
    Do a search and you'll find a plethora of threads asking the EXACT SAME question.

    June is really just a best guess based on past release timelines. There's no guarantee.

    If you need a mac, buy it now. If you can wait, then wait until you can't any more.

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