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ales876

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So I plan to buy a machine and might check out other stores than apple directly, as I can save about 200-300 EUR.

But I dont get directly what the model indication on the articles says to me.

e.g. MR942D/A or MR972D/A

Which of all numbers for a 15 is the current model? Or where is here the difference?

Thanks!
 

VR46

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So I plan to buy a machine and might check out other stores than apple directly, as I can save about 200-300 EUR.

But I dont get directly what the model indication on the articles says to me.

e.g. MR942D/A or MR972D/A

Which of all numbers for a 15 is the current model? Or where is here the difference?

Thanks!

Just different model numbers for different colours?
 

deeddawg

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But I dont get directly what the model indication on the articles says to me.

e.g. MR942D/A or MR972D/A

Which of all numbers for a 15 is the current model? Or where is here the difference?

The two links point at the same 2018 system specs, but different colors - one Silver the other Space Gray - so of course they're different models. The title/label are pretty clear what the system is, even specifically stating 2018.

As for model numbers this may be a help: https://everymac.com/systems/by_year/macs-released-in-2018.html -- but won't of course list every sub-config model number.

I'd suggest looking at the CPU & GPU as the main differentiators ensuring you're looking at a 2018 model. The 2018 15" MBP will all have either the 555x or 560x GPU and either a 2.2GHz or 2.6GHz i7 6-core CPU or a 2.9GHz i9 6-core CPU.
 

ales876

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Nov 25, 2016
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Perfect, thanks guys.
I heard somewhere that if you don't get the right model number you get an "older" model in the sense that they have the respect specs, but older built time.

But you put the clarity, thanks!

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