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Old September 25th, 2005, 01:35 PM   #1
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This question tends to come up frequently. If you're in the market for a new Mac, please see the following threads for extensive discussion of this topic:

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http://www.dvinfo.net/conf/showthread.php?t=43270

Also see the following if you're interested in the Mac Mini:

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http://www.dvinfo.net/conf/showthread.php?t=39979
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Old November 9th, 2005, 10:09 PM   #2
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Here's a Macworld article with an overview of the various Macs and some suggestions about how to choose one:

http://www.macworld.com/2005/09/feat...hmac/index.php
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Old September 20th, 2006, 12:59 PM   #3
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MacBook Pro 2.0 or 2.16???

Hi

I'm buying a new MacBook Pro and was wondering if it's really worth the extra bucks to get the faster processor and also the 7400 rpm hard drive?

I'm working on longer projects now.

Also getting the FinalCut Express installed. I just can't afford FCP right now.

Any insights would be so appreciated.



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Old October 2nd, 2006, 05:16 PM   #4
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7200 rpm is worth it, if you can afford it. 7200 handles larger sized files better.
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Old October 3rd, 2006, 12:48 AM   #5
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which mac to buy

thanks . I guess I will spring for the extra cost of a 7200 rpm ext hd - as I understand it there might be a problem with dropped frames on the slower hd. again thanks for your help.
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