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Weight comparison:
The one i posted : - 1.39kg
Macbook 13inch: - 2.04 kg
You were saying about 'power to weight ratio'?

Weight isn't important at all right? That's why I just pack up my pc and carry it whenever I need it on the go.
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Weight comparison:
The one i posted : - 1.39kg
Macbook 13inch: - 2.04 kg


You were saying about 'power to weight ratio'?

The power to weight ratio was about a car analogy. What is the notebook you're talking about anyway, out of curiosity?

You may not have all of those traits, but you have most of them, and in the case of the 15" retina model, you definitely have all of them, some very strongly, like the screen.
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The power to weight ratio was about a car analogy. What is the notebook you're talking about anyway, out of curiosity?
You may not have all of those traits, but you have most of them, and in the case of the 15" retina model, you definitely have all of them, some very strongly, like the screen.

It was in my previous post.
http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/hp-spectre-xt-13-2100ea-13-3-ultrabook-silver-17056528-pdt.html
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Windows isn't enjoyable on hardware like that, OSX is. I'd take a Macbook Pro 13" over that without question. HP are a terribly low wuality OEM and their stuff literally falls apart incomparison to stuff like the unibody Macbook Pro range.

Plus, just look at it... it's absolutely hideous. tongue.gif
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Windows isn't enjoyable on hardware like that, OSX is. I'd take a Macbook Pro 13" over that without question. HP are a terribly low wuality OEM and their stuff literally falls apart incomparison to stuff like the unibody Macbook Pro range.

Well opinion is opinion.
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the new imac looks beast.
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Well opinion is opinion.

Opinion yeah, but the unibody Macbook Pros are solid. HP stuff just isn't made as well as Apple's stuff is. Compare the durability of the plasticy horrible Playbook to any iPad model. Build quality matters to me, it's very much taken into account when I judge an items value. Maybe I value it more than others? I'm not sure.
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Opinion yeah, but the unibody Macbook Pros are solid. HP stuff just isn't made as well as Apple's stuff is. Compare the durability of the plasticy horrible Playbook to any iPad model. Build quality matters to me, it's very much taken into account when I judge an items value. Maybe I value it more than others? I'm not sure.
I agree the build quality is much, much better with apple products. But does this warrant a £400 increase in price? I'm not sure. Perhaps if the Macbook was say, £1000, then maybe, but even then it's stretching it IMO.
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I agree the build quality is much, much better with apple products. But does this warrant a £400 increase in price? I'm not sure. Perhaps if the Macbook was say, £1000, then maybe, but even then it's stretching it IMO.

It all comes down to opinion as you said. It's better built, it'll last longer, better track pad and so on...

Loses in benchmarks, wins in most other places for me. That unibody enclosure isn't cheap to make.
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Opinion yeah, but the unibody Macbook Pros are solid. HP stuff just isn't made as well as Apple's stuff is. Compare the durability of the plasticy horrible Playbook to any iPad model. Build quality matters to me, it's very much taken into account when I judge an items value. Maybe I value it more than others? I'm not sure.

Another one who loves that Mac doesn't use cheap plastic all over. Yay. I thought I was alone. One reason I don't like my Dell laptop as much as my Macbook Pro, when I pick up the Dell it flexes, literally bends because it's all plastic. Creeks as well. It just feels icky to me. I don't have this problem with the solid milled aluminium unibody.
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