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2.0 GHz or 2.2 GHz 15" MacBook Pro?


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Hi,
I'm going into Engineering School this fall and was wondering if it would be better for me to get the 2.2 GHz 15" MacBook Pro. I will be using AutoCad and other engineering software and I want it to run as smooth as possible. Do you think since I'm running these programs, the extra .2GHz and better graphics card would be better for me? And should I get the Hi-res display?
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Depends on your personal budget. The 15" MBP with the better GPU and faster CPU along with a Hi-Res display is going to be quite expensive, and add to that Apple care..... If you're prepared to spend that much, go ahead and buy the better model.
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The .2 GHz difference won't make much difference performance wise. However, the graphics chipset should give you a huge bump in performance. I say if you can afford it go with the higher end one.
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