- Aug 12, 2012
There will probably be an update to broadwell and a possible dGPU upgrade in the higher spec version around june this year but if you need one now you need one now.Hi Forum,
My MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2009) has finally died and is unable to be repaired Apple.
As purchasing a new MacBook Pro is a huge investment, I want to make sure I get the best for my money.
When is the best time to purchase a new MacBook Pro?
With the models getting refreshed each year, can we expect a BIG change this year, or is it safe to purchase one around this time of the year?
Are they're any real significant differences in the 2.2GHz and 2.5GHz models?
Any help or advice would be appreciated.
Tough call, if you don't need the portability then the iMac will be a better bet for the desktop class processor and more powerful mobile GPU's.Thank you for the speedy response! I'm a graphic designer so I use multiple programs at once. The machine will be used each day for substantial amounts of time... I'ts practically a part of me.
Would you recommend me getting a iMac for the price for the high end MacBook Pro?
Thanks for the help,
Just go for the standard high-end 15" with the 750M. The processor bump is pretty insignificant.+ £400 just for of 1TB PCIe-based Flash Storage? I don't think I'd use more than 512GB.
It comes pre installed with 16GB 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM... Is that upgradable?
I wouldn't mind spending + £150 for 2.8GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz.
I just want it to be as fast as possible to run everything I need to designing on the go.
It's the reason why I still keep my early-2011 15" cMBP with matte screen.Can you still have the option for a Matte Screen? I had this on my previous MacBook Pro. Apparently its a better option for designers.
Unfortunately not, the Retina screen comes in glossy only.Can you still have the option for a Matte Screen? I had this on my previous MacBook Pro. Apparently its a better option for designers.