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breathemetal
08-14-08, 01:28 AM
Finally ordered my Macbook Pro 15'' for college :D

Should be here next week.
Also got a nice Incase backpack and a Canon MX300 all-in-one printer.

Cant wait :)

methimpikehoses
08-14-08, 01:52 AM
fail

OldOfEvil
08-14-08, 02:05 AM
I really like my Macbook Pro, If your going to dual boot with Bootcamp, make sure to check out Parallels, it can use Bootcamp install so its even more handy if you need to hop into Windows quickly without having to restart. Coherence mode kicks ass too.

Make sure to get smcfancontrol as well, that aluminum case wicks heat like a mofo.

breathemetal
08-14-08, 10:28 AM
Thanks! Any more info will be appreciated.

Whats a good "Dameon tools" like app for mac?
I need something to open dmg files

nekrosoft13
08-14-08, 10:30 AM
fail

x2

|JuiceZ|
08-14-08, 02:23 PM
Congrats man! My brother bought one a few weeks ago, really slick. I'm waiting for the new ones in Sept before taking the plunge.

breathemetal
08-14-08, 11:26 PM
I wouldve waited but i have to have it by Sept 1

What will the new ones entail?

nekrosoft13
08-15-08, 12:08 AM
everything better, new CPU, new wifi, new video, probably new sound etc..

Bman212121
08-15-08, 09:33 AM
The rumors still sound up in the air what type of chipset they are going to have. I'm hoping for one with Hybrid power and a 9600M GT. :D Throw in a faster CPU and all is well.

breathemetal
08-15-08, 03:58 PM
I went ahead and ordered an Ipod touch 8gb too
it was free :)

Monolyth
08-15-08, 04:10 PM
ordered my Macbook Pro 15"

This statement is designed by fail.

breathemetal
08-16-08, 01:09 AM
Hate all you want. I like them. I like apple. Sue me. :p

Monolyth
08-16-08, 01:59 AM
Hate all you want. I like them. I like apple. Sue me. :p

You're dead to me.

LovingSticky
08-16-08, 06:14 AM
http://flickr.com/photos/70058529@N00/229099328/

breathemetal
08-16-08, 11:19 AM
So is bootcamp the best way to install Windows?

saturnotaku
08-16-08, 11:57 AM
Hate all you want. I like them. I like apple.

+1

Mobile computing doesn't get any better.

breathemetal
08-16-08, 12:03 PM
Which is better and whats the difference between Parallels or fusion?

breathemetal
08-16-08, 01:07 PM
Is it possible to let's say...combine the Os's?

Like, be booted into OSX but be able to install and run window's apps?

saturnotaku
08-16-08, 01:41 PM
Is it possible to let's say...combine the Os's?

Like, be booted into OSX but be able to install and run window's apps?

That's the entire point of Fusion and Parallels. However, since these are virtual machines, you're pretty limited as to what you can do. Office apps and surfing the web are fine. Some development stuff should work OK. Both programs also have limited 3D/gaming support. Fusion supports 64-bit operating systems, including Windows and Linux. Fusion works pretty well for Linux, if you wanted to experiment. I see in your sig that your Mac will have 4 GB of RAM, and that will come in very handy if you're going to use virtual machines.

If you went the straight Boot Camp route, the Mac would run Windows at full native speed, just as if you were running it on an HP, Dell, or whatever. For Boot Camp, it's easier/better to use a 32-bit version of Windows. Vista x64 works, but it's a little harder to get set up properly. XP SP3 has been working great on my MBP. It's what I use if I need legacy application support for older games that have problems running on my Vista x64 desktop.

breathemetal
08-16-08, 02:15 PM
Thanks for the info. Looks like I'll just dualboot then.

saturnotaku
08-16-08, 03:41 PM
That's the best way, IMO. Before you get started with Boot Camp, take a read through the support section on Apple's Web site. It'll give you documentation, as well as any downloads you might need.

If you have any questions after that, just ask. :)