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Old 22-01-2020, 02:30 PM   #451
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just got the 3999 version (3702 after education discount), enjoying it so far, the speakers are really good, installing bootcamp now, will see how it fares in light gaming
i got the same one at educational pricing too! loving it
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Old 22-01-2020, 02:31 PM   #452
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Anyone installed screen protector? Required?
i don’t think it is needed
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Old 13-02-2020, 09:11 PM   #453
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Really tempted to purchase 1 16 inch MBP. but the thing is i'm not gonna use it to do any video editing or photo editing. just gonna be using it casually for entertainment, document writing, presentation slides, excel, emails, etc.

So is it overkill to get 16 inch? and go for the macbook air?

Personally i would want the 16inch but the 3500 is a bit painful.

Advice please?
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Old 14-02-2020, 02:37 AM   #454
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If u need the screen size, want the best then go for it.

Macbook lasts for many years. Think of it as investment

Really tempted to purchase 1 16 inch MBP. but the thing is i'm not gonna use it to do any video editing or photo editing. just gonna be using it casually for entertainment, document writing, presentation slides, excel, emails, etc.

So is it overkill to get 16 inch? and go for the macbook air?

Personally i would want the 16inch but the 3500 is a bit painful.

Advice please?
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Old 14-02-2020, 09:13 AM   #455
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Refurbished models appearing soon!

https://www.macrumors.com/2020/02/13...h-macbook-pro/
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Old 14-02-2020, 09:16 AM   #456
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If u need the screen size, want the best then go for it.

Macbook lasts for many years. Think of it as investment
heng suay bah.. definitely doesn't last many years for me

twice my 2 mbp mobo died after 1 year.
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Old 14-02-2020, 09:20 AM   #457
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Really tempted to purchase 1 16 inch MBP. but the thing is i'm not gonna use it to do any video editing or photo editing. just gonna be using it casually for entertainment, document writing, presentation slides, excel, emails, etc.

So is it overkill to get 16 inch? and go for the macbook air?

Personally i would want the 16inch but the 3500 is a bit painful.

Advice please?
If, u have ur own desk/room, maybe can consider getting the mbp 13" or air and connect to a good external monitor?

seriously, its a waste to spend so much just for bigger screen and casual use.
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Old 14-02-2020, 11:21 PM   #458
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Really tempted to purchase 1 16 inch MBP. but the thing is i'm not gonna use it to do any video editing or photo editing. just gonna be using it casually for entertainment, document writing, presentation slides, excel, emails, etc.

So is it overkill to get 16 inch? and go for the macbook air?

Personally i would want the 16inch but the 3500 is a bit painful.

Advice please?
There are so many other 15.6 inch laptops out there in the market that can do those task at significantly lower price point.

Don't buy this just because it's Apple.

Buy for the work you do.
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Old 15-02-2020, 02:17 PM   #459
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Really tempted to purchase 1 16 inch MBP. but the thing is i'm not gonna use it to do any video editing or photo editing. just gonna be using it casually for entertainment, document writing, presentation slides, excel, emails, etc.

So is it overkill to get 16 inch? and go for the macbook air?

Personally i would want the 16inch but the 3500 is a bit painful.

Advice please?
For your usage, a MacBook Air will be good enough. If you want a bigger screen then connect it to an external monitor. You can save a ton more with external monitor setup.
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Old 15-02-2020, 02:32 PM   #460
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Buying it cause of the ecosystem of Apple. The convenience of using Apple.

Other laptops are not iOS unfortunately

There are so many other 15.6 inch laptops out there in the market that can do those task at significantly lower price point.

Don't buy this just because it's Apple.

Buy for the work you do.
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Old 15-02-2020, 02:43 PM   #461
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I do have a gaming desktop at home. But the laptop is mainly to bring to office to use. Since there’s limited internet access at work and work laptop can only connect to intranet.

Have always find 13 inch to be a little tad small

For your usage, a MacBook Air will be good enough. If you want a bigger screen then connect it to an external monitor. You can save a ton more with external monitor setup.
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Old 15-02-2020, 10:35 PM   #462
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My 15’ model since 2013 until now. Still good. Even got a USB c to MagSafe charger for it

I would always recommend getting MAC for his kind of usage. Not only is the whole system very reliable. Battery life is solid and more secure than windows.

Can consider waiting for their rumoured 14’ as well since the only lineup with improved keyboard is with the 16’ for now

heng suay bah.. definitely doesn't last many years for me

twice my 2 mbp mobo died after 1 year.
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Old 16-02-2020, 02:37 PM   #463
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how does one buy the macbook pro at education pricing? upon paying at the apple education page, do I need to show my student card upon collection?
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Old 16-02-2020, 07:17 PM   #464
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Google Apple education store.
They won’t ask for student card upon collection if u look like a student

If u opt for home delivery they might send u an email asking for one (just for auditing purposes)

how does one buy the macbook pro at education pricing? upon paying at the apple education page, do I need to show my student card upon collection?
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Old 16-02-2020, 08:06 PM   #465
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Google Apple education store.
They won’t ask for student card upon collection if u look like a student

If u opt for home delivery they might send u an email asking for one (just for auditing purposes)

I'm entering uni this July.
I received the letter but haven't accepted yet.Just incase they ask for proof will that work?
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