need some guidance please 15" Macbook pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by texasguitar, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. texasguitar macrumors newbie

    Dec 19, 2013

    I am a first time Macbook user. I just ordered the 15" 8GB 256GB SS 2.4 i7 core with mountain lion OS. I do music production and some hobbyist photography and video. Main use is for music recording though. My big question is for $150 more I could have ordered the brand new version. But I stretched my budget to get the one I ordered. I would have loved it better with 512 GB but I do have a PC laptop loaded for assistance in these areas...

    Big question: is there a big difference between the latest and the one just before....should I cancel the order and just try to get the latest???

    I'm trying to explain to my wife why I have purchased two very nice laptops in a week.......

    Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Laco macrumors 6502

    Apr 23, 2008
    I am slightly confused why can't you just use one laptop.
  3. texasguitar thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 19, 2013
    Good question....I will be keeping only one...
  4. Laco macrumors 6502

    Apr 23, 2008
    So you have last year's 15 inch retina and are considering getting this year's version instead. I would just go with you have. One nice thing about your model is that it has the dedicated video card unlike this year's bottom end 15inch retina which does not.

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