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post #1 of 7
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Hey guys

Came in to some money and was wanting to buy a new mac. I work as a web designer and like mac's for working on.

got aboyt £1500 to play with. I work in education to so i can get about a 15% discount from the apple store.

the base Macbook pro is sitting at £1100

base macbook is about £600

and the base imac is £700.

What do you guys thing buy a Macbook pro or buy a macbook and a Imac ??
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post #2 of 7
Get the macbook pro and take the extra money and save it or upgrade your mian rig =D my 2 cents
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am happy with my main rig tho they now really gamming on it any more
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Macbook Pro.
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post #5 of 7
I would say MacbookPro, and spend the extra money to upgrade as many options before buying (most amount of memory, best CPU offered, HDD, etc.)

So I would go for just the Macbook Pro, unless you seriously forsee a need to have two computers, i.e. having to share with a wife/live-in GF or family members. But if you're the sole user, just get one badass Mac notebook. You already have a desktop for desktop needs (gaming, etc.), so an iMac seems superfluous, being nothing more than a large laptop with an external keyboad and mouse.
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post #6 of 7
Get a macbook pro so much faster and has allot better grahics card than the macbook
post #7 of 7
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Ok i got a new MacBook Pro to day. spec as follows

2.4 C2D Perian Core
2 Gig Ram
200 GIG hd
8600 GT 256 Ram
Superdive
15" widescreen

i am in love with it already lol
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