MacBook Pro 17"

Started Oct 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
Gerry Kiely
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Re: MacBook Pro 17"
In reply to Oly E10, Oct 16, 2012

Oly E10 wrote:

I'm considering replacing my desktop PC with a decent laptop.

General use CS6: Lightroom:

Considering the discontinued MacBook Pro 17" Apple refurbished. Late 2011 early 2012 version.

I would upgrade the memory.

I like the extra real-estate that a 17" affords. It would also be powering a Dell 24" monitor.

Question: Is the 17" although discontinued, still worth my consideration?

Are the 5400 rpm drives a bottle neck in the system?

I have no interest in the new 15" Retina Mac as next to nothing on it can be upgraded.

Peter in Canada.

Peter,

I love my 17" MacBook... Only draw back is the weight of it... I am running Adobe Bridge, Photoshop Elements and Lightroom 4...

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