macbook vs macbook pro

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by professional445, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. professional445 macrumors member

    Aug 17, 2015
  2. jmikhail490 macrumors regular


    Jul 7, 2015
    Northern NJ
    That's it? Lol

    Mbp much faster/stronger machine

    rMB much more portable sleeker futuristic machine

    Now..... What are your uses so people can actually help you decide and guide you according to what actually makes sense and not just in general. Every single humans needs are different and therefore something might be better for someone while the complete opposite is true is for someone else

  3. professional445 thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 17, 2015
    my uses microsoft office emails office work and itunes but i do not use social media or youtube but i play some games however only app store games not intensive games i have console for this

    thanks for post
  4. professional445 thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 17, 2015
    also i do not need a lot of storage i have 128gb and only half full
  5. zhenya macrumors 603


    Jan 6, 2005
    Are you just trying to drive your post count up or something?
  6. professional445 thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 17, 2015
    no i forgot where the edit button was because of this new forum system so i made a 2nd post to add the storage needs
  7. wchigo macrumors 6502


    Apr 6, 2015
    Even App Store games can be pretty CPU and GPU intensive, depending on what you're talking about.

    Generally, I would suggest anyone who would want to do gaming on a MacBook to go with the Pro unless you're talking very simple games like text adventures or ones that aren't as graphically intense, as you're not going to get a lot of performance out of the rMB for this use case.
  8. MH01 Suspended


    Feb 11, 2008
    13" MBP is a much better machine for the money, as in performance to weight, cost etc. If performance is not an issue, and you want a ultraportable, the rMB is great.

    If I only had to have one machine, it would be the 13 or 15 rMBP.
  9. joeblow7777 macrumors 603

    Sep 7, 2010
    Literally any Macbook on the market can handle such usage, so you might as well buy the least expensive one.
  10. Samuelsan2001 macrumors 604

    Oct 24, 2013
    All apples computers will do what you want buy whatever you please it will make no difference.
  11. iceman42 macrumors regular

    Nov 12, 2012
    the base rmbp 13inch is a lot faster and its the same price as the base rmb if you don't buy the adaptor for the rmb

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