Someones making a gold-plated MBP... :eek:

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  1. ReanimationLP macrumors 68030

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  2. dcv macrumors G3

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    Ewwww, that's seriously minging. I only saw outer case pics or are there more elsewhere? Is this just an outer case project... what's that gonna look like with an aluminium keyboard? :confused: Surely he's not doing the whole thing and making every single key too? :eek:
     
  3. bartelby macrumors Core

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    The gold is fugly!!!
    Imagine how badly that thing will scratch!!:eek:
     
  4. Cabbit macrumors 68020

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    what are the pc users going to think about macs being expencive now after seeing that thing
     
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    I'll use it

    I'll use it wearing my gold-plated diapers of course...
     
  7. Mac Kiwi macrumors 6502a

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    It is also possible it could just be chrome finish coloured in Photoshop.The reflection/specularity would be a bit different if that was the case though.


    I would not be surpised if there are some gold Ipods and Mbps etc floating around for filthy rich clients.
     
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    Somebody's over compensating for something...
     
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    It sounds heavy. I could see several celebrities wanting this, especially since it is a well known trend with mobile phones, so why not notebooks as well?
     
  12. bartelby macrumors Core

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    It's only plating, I doubt it'd weigh noticeably more than normal.
     
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    The thing is that the aluminum on MBPs help dissapate heat, how hot would a gold MBP run?
     
  14. Animalk macrumors 6502

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    Gold is the ultimate heat dissipator. They line the engine compartment of the McLaren F1 car with sheets of gold. It's kind of funny since many people complain about their MBP's running too hot :)
     
  15. shoulin333 macrumors 6502a

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    personally that thing looks like ass.... fingerprints galore



    ... not being racist, but i know a lot of Middle East and Eastern people like gold way more than the rest of us....


    ... personally if he wanted shiny i think it would look better as just pollished aluminum... although no way i would try to polish mine, sooo thin would prolly get hot and warp on the buffer....
     
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    Man! That thing is PIMP! :cool:

    I found a photo of the owner...
     

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    The person is probably going to sell it to someone just like the ones complaining and make a good amount of money. :eek:
     
  18. Mac Kiwi macrumors 6502a

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    My guess would be it heads off to some Russian Oligarch.
     
  19. GavinTing macrumors 6502

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    Now he cant bring his MBP out without getting robbed :rolleyes:
     
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    I think it's ugly. Brushed aluminum is clean and classy but this is just too much.
    Tacky.
     
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  25. Rube macrumors member

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    There are some with too much time and too much money. I hope he gives it to a charity to auction off. That thing will have scratches within an hour after owning it.

    Can you imagine using it out in the sun? The person is going to start some fires.
     

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