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[ZDnet] Dummy SKU hit Bestbuy with March 11 date, probably the MBP refresh

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9 to 5 Mac posted a screenshot of the BestBuy inventory system showing a placeholder page for a “Class 140 MOBILE COMPUTING†device from Apple that shows and in stock date of “03-31-2011.â€

While only Apple knows for sure, it’s presumed to be the MacBook Pro hardware refresh that people not wanting a MacBook Air have been waiting for. Specs, etc. are obviously unknown at this point but MacBook Pros are due for a refresh and 17-inch models of the current design are disappearing from inventory globally.
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I'm NOT a MAC fan, but I thought I'd keep you that are updated..
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I can't wait to throw away my old apple rubbish and buy updated rubbish!
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If I like how it looks, wont be a core2duo refresh and has better graphics, I will give my brother my current unibody and get me some new and sexy.
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What do you guys think
Sandy Bridge or no Sandy Bridge?
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What do you guys think
Sandy Bridge or no Sandy Bridge?
I dont think Apple can afford to stay 2.5 more years with C2D.
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I dont think Apple can afford to stay 2.5 more years with C2D.
Time for a C2Q? (What's that $40 more?)
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im thinking amd


lolapple
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This might mean speedstep support for my hackintosh
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im thinking amd


lolapple
This.

I recently read on bit-tech that Jobs met with AMD to talk "business." Obviously they won't be going with fusion or will they....
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Good god, stop being fanboys.

1 month 'till new Macbooks isn't bad. I hope they use the 8 thread i7's in the refresh. 4 threads wont be enough for what I plan on doing with it.
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