Montevina update?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by team 79 krunch, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. team 79 krunch macrumors member

    team 79 krunch

    Jul 9, 2008
    what is this rumored Montevina update that I keep hearing about?
  2. kingshrubb macrumors regular


    Mar 3, 2008
    I've heard everything from July 14th to October, and it's getting really irritating I can't decide what to do (buy now w/ B2S sale or wait for montevina).../sigh

  3. r.j.s Moderator emeritus


    Mar 7, 2007
    It's a new processor platform that intel keeps delaying. It will be here eventually, and it will find its way into Macs soon after.
  4. lazydesi macrumors 6502

    Oct 30, 2006
    Gr8 Adelaide

    if you are buying a MB not MBP, wait for Montevina is worth for speed as X4500 is better than X3100

    If it is MBP go for it now
  5. hitnrun7 Guest

    Jul 3, 2008
    i'm in the same boat aswell.... I can purchase one at the end of july, but i don't know if i should. I absolutely HATE the macbook air design and if it were transfered to the MBP id hate it. On the other hand, i wouldn't mind the performance gain.

    My mini just isnt cutting it anymore, just out of interest i decided to render something very simple in after effects and it took me 1h23m.

    Any advice? also i wouldn't mind playing a game or two... and i'd get the 15"

    EDIT: i just posted this in the wrong topic, but im open to your opinions anyway, thanks.
  6. TheCookie macrumors regular


    Jun 9, 2008
    Doesn't apply to me as I already got my MBP a month ago, but I'm curious as to the reason behind this comment? (Not challenging you, I just don't know why you say it...?)
  7. II AndyG33 II macrumors regular

    II AndyG33 II

    Jul 8, 2008
    im waiting for the montevina
    we're also expecting blu-ray players
    hopefully a 1920x1200 resolution for the 15.4 inch!
  8. hitnrun7 Guest

    Jul 3, 2008

    Blu-Ray is not going to happen, it the general consensus and the truth as it uses way too much power for apple to even consider it, not to mention size.

    That high of a resolution on a 15" screen would be brutal, i wouldn't be able to see anything without pumping the font size up.
  9. II AndyG33 II macrumors regular

    II AndyG33 II

    Jul 8, 2008
    idk alot of laptops already have it (pc laptops)
    and knowing that i can always increase my dock size or text size in safari
    id be able to have alot more stuff open at one time
    maybe a 1680x1050 would be nice then
    personally, i wouldnt even want the blu-ray player though
    id rather dl the movie and watch it on my beauty then listen to the optical drive spin away
  10. hitnrun7 Guest

    Jul 3, 2008
    I agree with everything you said there....

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