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    Default I'm getting a mac.

    blah blah I like windows too (actually love win 7 and xp), but find me something with an aluminium case, glass screen. 8 hour battery life, and runs logic for less and I'll buy it.

    Question is, 13 or 15.... are core 2 duos outdated on the 13" and now i think about it, is it worth getting the anti glare screen.

    Anyone got any 'essential apps' for mac you think i should give a try?

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    Its all about form factor in the choice between 13" vs 15"

    If you don't mind the added bulk and weight then of course the 15" is a much better deal, the core i5's are a lot faster than core 2 duos.

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    I saved myself the cash from buying a 15" and bought a 13", and slapped a solid state drive in it with the differential I saved. Rocks the shit out of my friends 15" Core i5.

    As far as apps, I use Onyx for maintenance.

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    In terms of mixing, i use a 4 year old lenovo R60 with a CELERON M 1.6 ghz processor and 3 giggs of old ram, runs traktor pro fine

    so im assuming a 13 inch mbp with a core 2 will be more than fine

    in terms of production, i do not know

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    RJ, don't worry.

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    I used to run Traktor on this. Became too much of a bitch to lug around to gigs.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mmauve View Post
    I saved myself the cash from buying a 15" and bought a 13", and slapped a solid state drive in it with the differential I saved. Rocks the shit out of my friends 15" Core i5.

    As far as apps, I use Onyx for maintenance.
    I agree that a SSD drive is one of the best performance upgrades you can get a laptop nowadays but he wants to run Logic, so I think CPU power is more important than transfer speed and IOPS.

    If he was running traktor then you could prob run it on a netbook.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmauve View Post
    I used to run Traktor on this. Became too much of a bitch to lug around to gigs.

    but can it run crysis?
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    17"
    How can you guys live w/ the reduced resolution of the 15"?

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