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Old 15-07-2019, 04:14 PM   #1
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Current MBP 15" vs MBP 13" entry level

Anyone purchase the current MBP series? Any insights of it

I looking to get a new laptop as i going oversea study plus now have the education offer with discount and free beats headphone.

Will be using it for running python and data analysis since my course is on that.
Will the 15 inches be better for the long run or the current release of the 13 inch entry level is enough?
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Old 15-07-2019, 04:36 PM   #2
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Anyone purchase the current MBP series? Any insights of it

I looking to get a new laptop as i going oversea study plus now have the education offer with discount and free beats headphone.

Will be using it for running python and data analysis since my course is on that.
Will the 15 inches be better for the long run or the current release of the 13 inch entry level is enough?
The newly refreshed 13" MBP is more than enough for your needs unless you need to edit 4K videos.

The current 13" is the most bang for buck MBP for most people.
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Old 15-07-2019, 05:06 PM   #3
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1.4ghz and 2.4ghz make any much different?

have to go apple store to see 13 inch first, too use to 15 inch laptop already haha
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Old 15-07-2019, 08:20 PM   #4
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sounds like 13 inch and max ram is a good fit for u .... unless you're doing video editing etc.

coding with 13 inch is completely fine
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Old 15-07-2019, 10:39 PM   #5
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1.4ghz with 8gb or 16gb ram? or
2.4ghz with 8gb or 16gb ram
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Old 16-07-2019, 09:43 AM   #6
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For longevity, max out the CPU and RAM.

On a fresh boot, even before you do anything, MacOS already takes 2 plus GBs of RAM for system use.

1.4ghz with 8gb or 16gb ram? or
2.4ghz with 8gb or 16gb ram
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Old 16-07-2019, 09:28 PM   #7
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The current 13” MacBook Pro satisfy your needs already.
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Old 16-07-2019, 09:29 PM   #8
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For longevity, max out the CPU and RAM.

On a fresh boot, even before you do anything, MacOS already takes 2 plus GBs of RAM for system use.
I would not recommend maxing out CPU. Maxing our RAM is okay for the long term.
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Old 16-07-2019, 09:29 PM   #9
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1.4ghz with 8gb or 16gb ram? or
2.4ghz with 8gb or 16gb ram
1.4Ghz for sure. As for 8GB or 16GB, if you have the budget, I recommend 16GB.
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Old 18-07-2019, 12:27 AM   #10
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Got the entry level MBP 13, felt snappy and fast. same feel on my usage with mac mini 2018. no complaints.

the ssd is compromise based on his review tho https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtTL1UVikzI but does matter for your everyday use? then if it does then you should get the 15 then. but its almost double the price of the entry level.

but i suggest better wait for upcoming new mbp with new keyboards, just not sure if they are releasing this year though.
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Old 18-07-2019, 11:54 AM   #11
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You got the 128GB or 256 GB? Most likely I going upgrade the Ram to 16GB and get extended warranty. But I have to check if it cover in Russia and UK since i be there 1 year each

Got the entry level MBP 13, felt snappy and fast. same feel on my usage with mac mini 2018. no complaints.

the ssd is compromise based on his review tho https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtTL1UVikzI but does matter for your everyday use? then if it does then you should get the 15 then. but its almost double the price of the entry level.

but i suggest better wait for upcoming new mbp with new keyboards, just not sure if they are releasing this year though.
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Old 18-07-2019, 04:24 PM   #12
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I got the base model 128GB. Good enough for me. I have a NAS to storw my files anyway.

If extendy warranty as long as fheres an apple store service center at those countries then you'll be fine.

You got the 128GB or 256 GB? Most likely I going upgrade the Ram to 16GB and get extended warranty. But I have to check if it cover in Russia and UK since i be there 1 year each
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Do you get an adapter from USB c to multi port? Any recommendations?

I got the base model 128GB. Good enough for me. I have a NAS to storw my files anyway.

If extendy warranty as long as fheres an apple store service center at those countries then you'll be fine.
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Do you get an adapter from USB c to multi port? Any recommendations?
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Old 19-07-2019, 11:19 AM   #15
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You got the 128GB or 256 GB? Most likely I going upgrade the Ram to 16GB and get extended warranty. But I have to check if it cover in Russia and UK since i be there 1 year each
Apple warranty is international so both countries will be covered.
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