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Anyone seen a good MacBook vs MacBook Pro comparision?


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Im shopping for a MacBook, and Im looking for a good comparison on what the MacBook can do versus the MacBook Pro. I plan on using the laptop for travel and standard computer task in the living room and bed. The MacBook Pro seems like a desktop replacement.
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http://www.creativemac.com/articles/...e.jsp?id=43717

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Here's a good one. Compares the MB to the MBP and dual G5
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I've seen a number of them, but basically it boils down to this:

MacBook Pro: Gamer quality graphics card, bigger screen/higher resolution display, metallic case, in general physically larger and heavier, fast (2.83Ghz?) Core2Duo processor.

MacBook: Not so good for games graphics card (but good enough for, say UT2004), 13.3" widescreen/1280x800 display, plastic case (in white or black), small/light so its handy to tote around, fast (but not as fast as MBP; 2.0Ghz) Core2Duo processor.

And probably what Johnnyfive said.
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Seems by what you're looking for the MacBook would suit you fine.
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MacBook Pro: fast (2.83Ghz?) Core2Duo processor.
Not THAT fast :bomb:

Macbook Pros have 2.16GHz and 2.33GHz available


June 2007
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Macbook is fine for what you need it for - even a 400 Dell would do. A MBP is for you if you're a multimedia professional and need some portability.

Good link Jonnyfive!
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http://store.apple.com/Catalog/US/Im...son_chart.html

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Not THAT fast :bomb:

Macbook Pros have 2.16GHz and 2.33GHz available
And now they got 2.2Ghz and 2.4Ghz.

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Avoid digging up 4 month old threads.
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Sorry. My bad.

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