Overclock.net › Forums › Mobile Computing Forum › Laptops and Netbooks › Macbook Pro Screen
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Macbook Pro Screen

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
Pretty simple question for you guys out there. Im looking to get a new core 2 duo macbook pro and was wondering whether to get the matte screen or the glossy one. your opinions please.
post #2 of 7
matte. Glossy just gets annoyin as hell. No glare really really REALLY helps your eyes. I've had experience with both, and it' always matte screen for me...
Desktop
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8120 Gigabyte XA990-UD3 Gigabyte GTX670 Windforce III G. Skill RipJaws 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 Western Digital Blue LG Dual Layer Sata Antec Kuhler 920 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8 Dell 2007wfp 20.1" Logitech G710+ Corsair Professional HX650 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Coolermaster Silencio Steelseries Sensei [RAW] Func F10.s 
  hide details  
Reply
Desktop
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8120 Gigabyte XA990-UD3 Gigabyte GTX670 Windforce III G. Skill RipJaws 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 Western Digital Blue LG Dual Layer Sata Antec Kuhler 920 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8 Dell 2007wfp 20.1" Logitech G710+ Corsair Professional HX650 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Coolermaster Silencio Steelseries Sensei [RAW] Func F10.s 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 7
Matte > Glossy

I hate glossy screens. My Thinkpad has glossy. It sucks out doors. My sisters armada has matte. It rocks outdoors.
Studio Machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 @ 2.6 Ghz I forget. nVidia 8400 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x320GB, 1x750GB CD/DVD+-RW Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 & Arch Linux 64bit 19inch Acer X193W 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech UltraSlim Pathetic 350w Cube 2 Quid Bargain Bin Thing 
  hide details  
Reply
Studio Machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 @ 2.6 Ghz I forget. nVidia 8400 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x320GB, 1x750GB CD/DVD+-RW Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 & Arch Linux 64bit 19inch Acer X193W 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech UltraSlim Pathetic 350w Cube 2 Quid Bargain Bin Thing 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 7
The matte will be better especially if you use it outside or in well-lit rooms. They both are good but glare is evil.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo e6600 Gigabyte Ga-965p DS3 Evga 7900gt 512mb Corsair XMS 2gb ddr2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 300gb Win Xp Pro/Linux ViewSonic 22" Widescreen Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
FSP Group FX600-GLN ATX12 AeroCool ExtremeEngine3T Logitech G7 My epic dual mousepds 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo e6600 Gigabyte Ga-965p DS3 Evga 7900gt 512mb Corsair XMS 2gb ddr2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 300gb Win Xp Pro/Linux ViewSonic 22" Widescreen Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
FSP Group FX600-GLN ATX12 AeroCool ExtremeEngine3T Logitech G7 My epic dual mousepds 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 7
well said
heres what it is

glossy=reflective
matte=not-reflective
for example a mirror vs. a piece of paper...
Coming Soon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 3800+ X2 Biostar Tforce 550 None waiting for RMA Corsair XMS DDR675 2x512 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 120Gb Sata IDE CD/RW drive Windows XP Pro 21in WS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Austin 300w Custom Logitech MX 518 
  hide details  
Reply
Coming Soon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 3800+ X2 Biostar Tforce 550 None waiting for RMA Corsair XMS DDR675 2x512 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 120Gb Sata IDE CD/RW drive Windows XP Pro 21in WS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Austin 300w Custom Logitech MX 518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 7
Gali, matte is the only way to go. when you're sitting in your dorm with the lights off you don't want to see your reflection looking back in the screen when your about to frag Zombie.
post #7 of 7
Thread Starter 
yeah, h4rdcor3, i think im going to give my laptop to my brother to aleviate the lack of computers in the house (my 3 brothers and my mom all try to use one computer) and hopefully then I can get a mackbook pro. we'll see
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Laptops and Netbooks
Overclock.net › Forums › Mobile Computing Forum › Laptops and Netbooks › Macbook Pro Screen