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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

Do I buy a MacBook Pro now?


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Hey Guys,

This is my first post. As the title states, Do I buy a MacBook Pro 13' now?

I've been a Windows user for about 15 years now. I've got to the stage where Im sick of getting viruses, trojans, and random error messages. It's time to move to a Mac.

All I will use the computer for is, Internet/Email, Photo Editing, Recording my DJ mixes, Word Proccessing, and burning/watching DVDs/CDs (so I really need a Superdrive).

I've heard rumours (as we all have) about the possible new MacBook Pro's with the new i3, i5 and i7 chips.

I'm willing to purchase a MacBook Pro 13' now, but I would be quite annoyed if a new one came out very soon. Also Id be pretty gutted if the new Pro's dont have a Superdrive.

I know that most people will say, if you need it now, buy it now.

Will Apple UK and other UK suppliers (Comet, PC World etc) reduce the price of the 2009 13' MacBook Pro?

Sorry for all the questions guys.

Thanks in advance!
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i would wait. not to much longer till we hear word on what they are going to be coming out with.
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It's always a good time to buy a Mac. Why not buy a cheap Macbook now to hold you over in the meantime?
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It's always a good time to buy a Mac. Why not buy a cheap Macbook now to hold you over in the meantime?
There's no way I could afford both
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Unless you absolutely need one, you should wait. The refresh should be released in the next couple weeks, especially now that apple has constrained supplies:

'Tight' supplies reinforce likelihood of MacBook Pro update | MacNN


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If you have waited this long, why not stick it out.

A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
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Tell you what. Buy ME the MacBook Pro, and I'll let you know if it was a good idea or not.

Deal ? I know.. I know ! I"m really smart that way.

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i was in the same boat as you few weeks back but i couldn't wait anymore! lol anyway just having the Macbook pro performance is a Big upgrade for me couldnt be more happier.... the speed, battery life etc. is more than enough for me...GL
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I hate having the doubt in the back of my mind "What if a upgraded model comes out soon". But the best thing to do is find out around what date apple normally announces stuff, and wait till after that. (even that isnt 100%, but its prob. your best bet)

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