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I don't understand... is thunderbolt a minidisplay port on steroids or is it a new I/O?
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I don't understand... is thunderbolt a minidisplay port on steroids or is it a new I/O?
Both!
post #53 of 199
Not impressed with the pricing. The 13in is not half bad, but the rest of the lot, horrific.
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Being an apple technician, I am excited about these updates. I was surprised to see Apple switch over to ATI again for the portables, haven't seen that since 07 and below macbook pro's
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Hmm...FaceTime on a Mac? How do I "call" a Mac from my iPhone? It doesn't have a phone number...

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USB will stick around for most things; it is cheap and used by tons of non-bandwidth constrained devices. Light Peak is more for bandwidth intensive stuff.
Apple has already said they will not be bothering with USB3 because of LightPeak. So I can see USB going away, if Apple's play works out. But I can also see LightPeak being relegated to a secondary connector, just like FireWire was. Which way it tips will have little to do with the technology, but rather the marketing and pricing, which will determine demand and market penetration.

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So far what I can tell: specs don't line up with Sandy Bridge.
It...is using...Sandy Bridge chips?

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They went from a NVIDIA 320M for the GPU, to a Intel HD? What. The. Crap.
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They seriously dropped the ball in the GPU department, with only small upgrades to everything else. (except Light Peak, but for all we know that could flop hard)
Not grasping the complaints about the integrated graphics. Have some of us been asleep while Sandy Bridge was unveiled? Integrated graphics on the i5s are one of the big deals of this whole CPU generation. This setup is going to be the same on ALL lower-priced Sandy configs...Windows laptops (and probably tablets, if we see Sandy tablets) included.
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I don't understand... is thunderbolt a minidisplay port on steroids or is it a new I/O?
Looks like it is a jack of all trades bus: video, external storage, makes espresso...
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They went from a NVIDIA 320M for the GPU, to a Intel HD? What. The. Crap.
Umm no. the Nvidia 320M also had with it the intel HD. The macs automatically switch graphics from integrated to discrete. The only thing thats changed there is that there will be an ATI discrete card and the same intel HD integrated
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post #58 of 199
He's talking about the 13" models which only include the Intel HD.

It doesn't look like the performance of the 320M and Intel HD 3000 are that different tbh.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083/t...2100-tested/11

http://www.anandtech.com/show/3889/a...dows7-laptop/5

The top one has some HD 3000 benchmarks and the bottom has some 320M benchmarks.
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post #59 of 199
what the hell are people complaining about... the whole lineup has been upgraded in EVERY way.

and ffs, 99% of laptops ship with 5400 HDDs. they are more quiet and consume less power then any 7200. every brick/mortar macbook/macbookpro in existence has shipped with a 5400 rpm HDD. if you want a 7200 or a SSD, you can custom order one.
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These new macbooks are pretty disappointing to me. I bought a unibody Aluminum macbook in '08 and it seems that not much as changed on these besides the i5s. Thunderbolt seems to be the new firewire, I don't think with all the usb devices, that we'll see usb 3.0 flop.
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