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Rev A MBP vs Rev B MBP
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gkorsgard
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Nov 10, 2006, 06:35 PM
 
I have a 2.16 Rev A MBP. Everyone keeps saying how fast the new 2.33 is. Is it worth upgrading to the new 2.33 over my present one?
     
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Nov 10, 2006, 07:18 PM
 
Macworld: First Look: Benchmarks: MacBook Pro gets its Core 2 Duo boost
Macworld: First Look: Hot or not: Measuring MacBook Pro temperatures
There are some benchmarks for you along with a temperature comparison. If you need every bit of speed and want it to feel cooler on your lap, then it might be worthwhile for you. Otherwise I'd save your money.
     
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Nov 10, 2006, 07:42 PM
 
That small of a difference in performance is rarely ever worth the lost money. I would think your 2.16 rev A is good for at least a couple more years.
15" MBP, 2.33 GHz C2D, 120GB HD, 2 GB RAM, OS X 10.4. 4GB iPod Nano.
     
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Nov 10, 2006, 09:05 PM
 
The 2.33 seems a lot faster than my old 1.67 G4, but man, a 2.16 to 2.33 doesn't seem like that much of an upgrade. I'd wait at least until the Santa Rosa platform is out in April or May.
     
   
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