Better buy?

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  1. Keeheon

    Keeheon Member

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    Hey guys. I wanted a mac ever since my bro got one... I thought asking my parents for a mac this birthday. What would be the better buy?

    1) A Macbook with
    # 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    # 2GB 667 DDR2 SDRAM - 2x1GB
    # 250GB Serial ATA Drive @ 5400 rpm
    # SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
    # Keyboard (English) / User's Guide
    # AirPort Extreme Card & Bluetooth
    $1,499.00

    OR​

    2) A Macbook Air with
    * 1.80GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    * 80GB Parallel ATA Drive @ 4200 rpm
    * Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive
    * Keyboard (English) / User's Guide
    * Apple MagSafe Airline Adapter
    * Apple USB Ethernet Adapter
    * Apple Remote
    * iWork '08 preinstalled
    * Accessory kit
    * AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook Air/MacBook - Auto-enroll
    $2,623.00
    I'm going to use this while i'm at a camp and use it a lot!
  2. carpz

    carpz New Member

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    I would go for the macbook, only beacause of the price, plus the macbook has better stats,
  3. danielguitar15

    danielguitar15 New Member

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    Macbook all the way...don't even bother with the macbook air its ridiculously priced
  4. ddgv

    ddgv Well-Known Member

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    yeah i sujjest the macbook too ... ull get more than just fancy looks
  5. Chucky102

    Chucky102 Well-Known Member

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    I would go for the MacBook Pro, but you don't have it as an option, so go for the MacBook
  6. hotwater10

    hotwater10 Banned

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    go for the macbook air!its like 1" thick
  7. Chucky102

    Chucky102 Well-Known Member

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    no, it's thinner...something like 0.7x" thin and the thinnes is something lile 0.16"
    Sorry for not having it accurate, GOT it from my head.
  8. Aristarchos

    Aristarchos Banned

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    MacBook,
    The MacBook Air is cool and all but if your taking it to camp...go MacBook just "incase"
    You never know whats gonna happen at camp

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  9. drkassassin

    drkassassin New Member

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    if ur willing to go upto the air price..i would get the macbook pro
    kicks both of their asses specs wise
  10. Mortel

    Mortel Active Member

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    Whatever you do, don't go with the Macbook air. It's rediculously overpriced, and not that good of a computer in general.

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