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Why are we complaining about SSD size like its Apples fault?, its not like its an exclusive thing to Mac's...

SSD's at this point in time are for the OS and Programs.

Movies, music games etc should be stored elsewhere.
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The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display $1,499 - $1,699
The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display $2,199 - $2,799
http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/shop_mac/family/macbook_pro


Is it just me, or is that still pretty damn expensive?

These are high end laptops, they are not just "here's good hardware specs" they are also about size and form factor

they also have very little competition because most OEM's focus on lower end market
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they also have very little competition because most OEM's focus on lower end market

Sadly this. We lack a serious high end in the PC front of laptops.
   
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Yes, I'm IT student and I would like the larger screen and gpu but I'm a little worried. How did you run it on the HD4000 which supports max 1600p but the mac is 1800p? Also it has to run on the 650m all the time, doesn't it make noise? Even my current HDD in my laptop is pretty disturbing and I cant >almost< hear it
Apple wrote their own intermediate ~drivers (not sure what they're called exactly) to handle the higher resolutions for the NVidia GPUs in the rMBPs. They probably did a similar thing for the HD 4000 graphics.
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Sadly this. We lack a serious high end in the PC front of laptops.

Perhaps you should take a good look at the high-end Lenovos or HP Elitebook. Not the resolution of a MBP but pretty much better in every way (for a high-end business laptop)
I don't mind dropping my Lenovo on the ground whenever someone asks why I didn't buy a MBP 13.3"
They however, never do that. Probably for the best since that, I have to admit, nice looking aluminium shell isn't so great for drops and kicks.
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Why are we complaining about SSD size like its Apples fault?, its not like its an exclusive thing to Mac's...

SSD's at this point in time are for the OS and Programs.

Movies, music games etc should be stored elsewhere.

This is not Apple's fault but what is the proprietary SATA connector.
 
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Perhaps you should take a good look at the high-end Lenovos or HP Elitebook. Not the resolution of a MBP but pretty much better in every way (for a high-end business laptop)
I don't mind dropping my Lenovo on the ground whenever someone asks why I didn't buy a MBP 13.3"
They however, never do that. Probably for the best since that, I have to admit, nice looking aluminium shell isn't so great for drops and kicks.

i had a dell latitude. i dropped it twice and it ruined the motherboard, though externally it looked fine. you should not drop any laptop regularly that is not a toughbook, because even if the externals are tough, the internals are very delicate. dropping a x86 product is very different than dropping an integrated arm product
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i had a dell latitude. i dropped it twice and it ruined the motherboard, though externally it looked fine. you should not drop any laptop regularly that is not a toughbook, because even if the externals are tough, the internals are very delicate. dropping a x86 product is very different than dropping an integrated arm product
Wouldn't do it with a Dell either wink.gif
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How about we treat expensive technology as expensive protect it a little.
 
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Finally, reasonable prices. Well done Apple.

It won't last long.
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