Which one of the new Macbooks should I get?
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    Default Which one of the new Macbooks should I get?

    Hey guys!
    Through a miracle I'm getting a Macbook for free so I can choose whichever one I want.

    Which one do you think is the best for digital DJing with Traktor? Does the new OS work with Traktor?

    I've never owned a Mac before and I really don't know the goods on them but I'm guessing there's a Mac crowd here who can help me out
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    If possible, go for the 15" macbook pro 2.66Ghz c2d version (the middle one).
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    Any notable difference between the regular Macbook and the Pro 13" models?
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    for example a firewire connection..

    if itīs free i would definitely go for a pro (13" or 15")
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    I have a 13" I just got on friday and compared to friends 15" I do not see a huge difference.

    Just make sure you have the firewire, 4gb ram etc... and you should be good. The 15" is for sure a bit better in screen realestate.
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    Like Weltraumpapst said, CPU, mem and firewire.

    Screen realestate was the main reason for me to get the 15".
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    Firewire is defo a big plus, I'll go for Pro then now I'm gonna see if I can manage to squeeze money for the 15"!

    Thanks guys, always a big help!

    Edit: I see there are 2 audio in/outs on the 15" version, not a huge difference (from 13") if you have an external sound card right?
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    True, but, you will be able to do extra output re-wirings etc.

    Two mini jacks, with the option to switch mic input and output.
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