[Chugalug] OT: MacBook for sale. Too cheap?

Rod rod-lists at epbfi.com
Thu Nov 14 01:55:48 UTC 2013


On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:28:37 -0500, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> http://www.bestbuy.com/site/asus-rog-17-3-laptop-12gb-memory-1tb-hard-drive-black/9560016.p?>id=1219021957327&skuId=9560016&ref=06&loc=01&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=9560016&extensionType={adtype}:{network}&s_kwcid=PTC!pla!{keyword}!{matchtype}!>{adwords_producttargetid}!{network}!{ifmobile:M}!{creative}&kpid=9560016&k_clickid=e48731e1-f4be-47a4-9cab-3e15d5a4ef74
>
> Please tell me what you do that even remotely needs 2880 x 1800. Even if  
> you watch HD movies, they don't exceed 1080 resolution, maybe if you do  
> Photoshop or CAD it MIGHT be worth it.

Ding ding ding!
Stephen I agree with your critique of unibody design . HOWEVER, I have  
someone who lives in the house who does Photoshop.
That reason alone that makes it worth paying the apple tax.

No I don't like the iOSification od OS X. But there really isn't a choice  
for professional graphics artist.


BTW I just saw a 2010 macpro laptop with 8 gig of ram latest OSX vers 13"  
320 gig hard drive.
What is street value of this machine?
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