MacBook Pro 17"

Started Oct 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Tom_N Forum Pro • Posts: 10,107
Re: MacBook Pro 17"

BA baracus wrote:

I've got an early 2011 17" … The ssd is partitioned into three, a snow leopard system, a mountain lion system and some spare space

Looks like the early 2011 17" machines can run Snow Leopard, while the late 2011 ones can't.  The late 2011 machines are a bit faster, but if a person had any Mac OS X/PowerPC binaries they wanted to run, or liked Snow Leopard better than (Mountain) Lion, that might favor the early 2011 machine.

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