MBP million dollar question when do the mid 2011 or 2012 MBP come out?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by abond2014, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. abond2014 macrumors member


    Jul 10, 2011
    apple store bathroom
    :apple:hey guys,

    i know this threadwill cause some drama but its the million dollar questions for any upcoming MBP buyer. When should i buy the computer?

    Should a potential buyer strike now? or should they wait until the mid 2011 or even the 2012 MBP are released.

    I know its impossible to know, but when are they usually released and will the 2012 be sporting some crazy upgrade that i will want that is worth the wait? :apple:
  2. DWBurke811 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 10, 2011
    Boca Raton, FL
    O dear god, why again? :mad: :rolleyes:

    No one knows when it'll be released or what specs it will have.

    If you can wait, wait. If you need a laptop now, get it now.
  3. awer25 macrumors 65816


    Apr 30, 2011
    ^^ This.

    No one knows. If you can wait, wait. If not, buy.
  4. mark28 macrumors 68000

    Jan 29, 2010
    The earliest an update will come is around November, this is when Intel will release new Sandy Bridge Quad cores with 2.4 ghz and 2.5 ghz ( both have a TDP of 45W just like the current Quad cores in the MBP ).

    I suspect it's going to be just a spec bump which you can select in the Apple store.
  5. Chiuy macrumors 6502

    May 24, 2011
    NorCal, Bay Area
    Next MacBook Pro... coming soon, to Summer 2012.
    Processor downgraded to Intel Duo Core 2.0GHz
    Graphic Card: Intel 3000 for 13", 15" and 17"

    Who knows... they might just do that.

    I doubt the specs are going to be any better though, cause Intel still has a long way to go before the next generation of intel comes out. Same goes with graphic.

    The laptop 15" specs are more than enough to meet your highest demand and probably even in the future for the next 3-4 years before you get your new mac.
  6. Liquinn Suspended

    Apr 10, 2011
    Why does the buying guide say "Buy only if you need it - Approaching the end of a cycle"

    if there's not going to be one out soon?

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