When to Buy 17" MacBook Pro

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by michaelrshannon, Sep 15, 2006.

  1. michaelrshannon macrumors newbie

    Sep 15, 2006
    The site says to wait, since the MacBook Pros have not been updated in quite a while. But I'm wondering since the 17" is a newer unit than the 15" might it be longer for it to be updated, or do the experts here expect all size MacBook Pro screen sizes to be updated simoultaneously?

    And, when do we think the new update will be coming?

    Thanks for your help.
  2. Bill Gates macrumors 68020

    Bill Gates

    Jun 21, 2006
    Buy ten days from now. I'm hopeful that Apple will be updating the MacBook Pro at Photokina. All of the previous predictions didn't make much sense. WWDC was too soon--not enough Meroms to ship MacBook Pro's en masse. The event on the 12th wasn't a professional event. However, the event on the 25th is a developer event, so it makes perfect sense.
  3. nitynate macrumors 6502a

    Jan 22, 2006
    Clearwater, FL
    Buy it when you need it.

    If you dont need it, than dont buy it at all. :rolleyes:

    Logic, people.
  4. Jschultz macrumors 6502a


    Mar 14, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Yeah, but you know there are those people who agonize over their product being out of date. Or the "why should I buy old product?" type. Well, I don't give a poop that I'll have a G4. Does it fulfill my needs? yes. Will it stop working when the newest 17" comes out. No.

    Oh well.
  5. true777 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 30, 2000
    California, Austria, Arkansas
    I would wait for MWSF 07, or around that time.
  6. michaelrshannon thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 15, 2006
    When to Buy 17" MacBook Pro

    Well, I can certainly wait 10 days, but MacWorld SF is a loooog way off.
  7. Old Smuggler macrumors 6502a

    Old Smuggler

    Sep 8, 2006
    buy it when you need it
    you dont wait to buy toothpaste because another flavor might be coming out do you?

    on a side note just wait till leopard comes out if thats too long than buy now

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