MBP 15 (high-end) Hi-res from store..possible?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by -LikesMac-, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. -LikesMac- macrumors 6502

    Jun 20, 2010

    See the high-end MBP 15? I'm thinking of getting that...:D

    15-inch: 2.2 GHz
    2.2GHz quad-core
    Intel Core i7
    4GB 1333MHz
    750GB 5400-rpm1
    Intel HD Graphics 3000
    AMD Radeon HD 6750M with 1GB GDDR5
    Built-in battery (7 hours)

    However, I also wanted to get the Hi-res display (not anti-glare) 1680x1050. I didn't want any other custom options. :eek:

    Can this configuration (w/hi-res) be bought directly from the apple store? :confused:
  2. jenzjen macrumors 68000

    Aug 20, 2010
    Call the store and ask them, some stores carry non base SKUs
  3. polbit macrumors 6502


    Sep 18, 2002
    South Carolina
    The only BTO MBPs that I've seen Apple Stores carry are the top spec models. I actually bought mine like that - 15" 2.3GHz with Hi-Res AG screen.
  4. madisonfaye macrumors regular


    Jul 7, 2011
    I bought a similar make from my Apple store, however it has the higher processor

    2.3 GHz quad core
    HR AG
    4GB RAM (had them upgrade to 8GB)
    750GB 5400RPM HD

    From what I understand this is the only AG configuration available in stores for 15", and even then only certain stores carry this specification. Just call your Apple store to see if they have it
  5. accessoriesguy macrumors 6502a

    Jul 8, 2011
    Ordering it online is not entirely bad either, it comes with free shipping and you get to track it; it's as exciting as Christmas used to be!
  6. mystik610 macrumors regular

    Jul 23, 2011
    Just buy it online. I returned my standard resolution MBP and ordered the high res on Friday, and received it on Tuesday!
  7. randomrazr macrumors 65816

    Jan 1, 2011
    did u go for anti glare?

    anyways i know my apple store carrys the base models as well as a high end 15inch but it only has the anti glare high res. not the glossy high res.

    why dont u like anti glare OP?
  8. mystik610 macrumors regular

    Jul 23, 2011
    Nope. Not a fan of the anti-glare. I got the glossy High res.

    They don't carry the high res glossy in the store...only the anti-glare with the 2.3 ghz i7 (which I don't care for).
  9. -LikesMac- thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jun 20, 2010

    Most of it has to do with how I don't like the looks of it. :eek:
    There's also the additional price boost that doesn't help
  10. Inopia-Vi macrumors regular

    Jul 20, 2011
    Lost in space
    I called a lot of place but they dont seem to cary the high-res standalone without the antiglare. Since i got an external 27' screen, i opted for the normal rez :rolleyes:
  11. lindstedt56 macrumors regular

    Jun 19, 2011
    The apple store by my house has the 15 inch anti glare hi res in stock.
  12. randomrazr macrumors 65816

    Jan 1, 2011
    the only reason i got anti glare is because everyone eles in my school has all glossy. i jsut wanted to be different solely on astectics LOL
  13. uiop. macrumors 68020


    Jul 22, 2008
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Not far from the truth. I've never seen an anti-glare in public.
  14. randomrazr macrumors 65816

    Jan 1, 2011
    exactly! lol
  15. rockyroad55 macrumors 601


    Jul 14, 2010
    Phila, PA
    Some stores do carry high-end models of each line in stock, but they do not advertise it so you would have to bring it up with a manager.

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