MBP 15' Mid or High end for multi media ?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by bluemoonnumber4, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. bluemoonnumber4 macrumors newbie

    Nov 21, 2008
    My BF edits videos we make like YouTube type of small clips with high def.
    Yet he uses PC :( Now I'd like to edit them by myself on a new Mac.
    For occasional portability, I'd like to get 15' MBP.

    Question is Mid or high end?

    My use for this particular MBP is for:

    Video & Photo Editing - using software such as CS 4 or possibly CS5 64bit as well as Final cut Pro

    We do take High definition video to edit and make DVD's (eventually Blue-ray)

    I have a couple of month to save money for this new Mac.

    Does current MBP mid range will be enough to do what I'd like to do?
    Or long term investment (hopefully last 3 or 4 years ) to get high end?

    Any technical advise as to which one should I get?

    Thanks for your help/advise in advance!
  2. Badger^2 macrumors 68000


    Oct 29, 2009
    Come back when you are ready.

    New models will come out before then, and any answer we give you now would be irrelevant.
  3. pukifloyd macrumors 6502a


    Jun 25, 2008

    new models with i series chips are due very soon so no one can advise you right now...
    if you were in a hurry and wanted to buy one now then we could have helped! :eek:

  4. bluemoonnumber4 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 21, 2008

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