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Apple today updated its MacBook consumer notebooks with faster Intel Core 2 Duo processors, 1GB of memory and larger hard drives in every model. Featuring a gorgeous 13-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) glossy widescreen display, the updated MacBook now comes in three models: sleek white 2.0GHz and 2.16GHz MacBook models, and a black 2.16GHz MacBook modification. All other features remain the same including slot-loading DL DVD burner (CD-RW combo drive on the entry-level model), Intel GMA950, Gigabit Ethernet port, 802.11n and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR. Additional build-to-order options for the MacBook include the ability to upgrade to 120GB or 160GB (5400rpm) or a 200GB (4200 rpm) hard drive, and up to 2GB DDR2 SDRAM. The new MacBooks are available now through the Apple Store and range in price from $1,099 for the entry-level 2.0GHz model to $1,499 for the top 2.16GHz black model.
Yay! no more stupid 512 ram http://www.techpowerup.com/?31202
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So it's basically just like a PC, but a Mac.
    
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basically like a pc, exept you cant overclock it and you have to buy a whole new one if you want to upgrade- even better!
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basically like a pc, exept you cant overclock it and you have to buy a whole new one if you want to upgrade- even better!
it's that way with almost all laptops.

i wish i would have gotten a macbook instead of an hp, their worthless for gaming anyways.
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it's that way with almost all laptops.

i wish i would have gotten a macbook instead of an hp, their worthless for gaming anyways.
agreed. That's why i have a gaming system (desktop) and will buy a macbook soon
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it's that way with almost all laptops.

i wish i would have gotten a macbook instead of an hp, their worthless for gaming anyways.
Well, now they are kinda sucky.. no outline in laptops like ATX or that.. so you cant switch anything out..

we got the intel craphics version
    
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Well, now they are kinda sucky.. no outline in laptops like ATX or that.. so you cant switch anything out..

we got the intel craphics version
wasn't there some new motherboard we were supposed to be able to buy? what happened to that? i think i might still if i can.
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no laptops have upgrades so why not get a mac. If they get a Go 7700 (Or 8600) Or higher as a BTO id hit it. Still might because all laptops suck (The Go 7950GTX is about a 7900GS and only in 3k plus laptops.

desktops are better for games
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post #9 of 11
the specs should be
1099 Go 7400 other specs same
1299 Go 7700 other specs same
And the Black with a x1800

also the top 2 should have 2gb stock.. (Then again mac laptops are VERY competitive already..)
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basically like a pc, exept you cant overclock it and you have to buy a whole new one if you want to upgrade- even better!
At least the Mac has a longer expected life-span.
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