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Apple Updates Processors & Prices of MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Discussion in 'News' started by Cristian_25H, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. brandonwh64

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    Honestly I do not see a need for that either. 4.5ghz nowadays is more for fun cause a stock 3770K will do everything you need it to do at stock clocks alone. The need for two titans... yea thats pretty ridiculous.
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    The human brain is pretty special you see: if its something I want whatever the product is its the second coming of the messiah. If its a product I don't want its the black death reincarnate: purge it before the rot spreads! Reasonable people suddenly becomes unreasonable, trolls come out of their caves in full force, innocent sheeps slaughtered for fun.

    Well, if you can't think of a use for it doesn't mean that there is not a use for it. Also, sometimes a product needs to be physically there before you can find a use for it. You don't always go "I need to do X, therefore I invent Y to help me do X", sometimes its "lets invent Y and see what we can do with it". Viagra is one of the more famous examples, in a slightly different setting.

    I don't know, if you find getting 4.5Ghz is pretty fun I am sure someone will find 2560x1600 pretty fun too. Humans are easily amused.
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    and bill gates said you will never need more than 640K of ram. honestly, you are ruining TPU. please go away.
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    You could easily say that in the Noctua thread, where people are bitching about a brown fan :) why its not black/red/blue>? If it was purple it would match the colour of my sneakers ;)

    I am not judging, it's complicated, that's all.
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    LOL :shadedshu

    Ok well seeing as how asking questions about the need for that resolution on that screen is "unreasonable and trollish" then I guess I am not a realist and just bitching.

    Never the less, I did not say this product is worthless but only questioned the need for a certain feature.
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    I'm just looking at this from a common sense point of view. Not to sound like a hipster but I was using Apple professionally WAY before they were the bees knees. 13" at that price just doesn't make sense in todays market or any practical use.

    Nice. Completely irrelevant to anything in this thread.

    Let me know when you find a use to justify that price.
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    I never said anything about "Ok well seeing as how asking questions about the need for that resolution on that screen is "unreasonable and trollish"", if you want the reason this is a good thread to find out whatever reason there is to need a 2560x1600 screen.
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    Well it seemed as your post about the trolls coming out of the closet was hint enough.
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    Yes, one man single handedly is ruining TPU. :shadedshu :banghead:

    I think you have finished your work in this thread, go get your money from Apple.
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    Well I have since got rid of common sense when it comes to looking at new product launches, there are so many crazy inventions out there that 13" MBP Retina is just one of the more mundane and predictable things. "Move along, nothing to see here" attitude. To me the only difference between a Dell (generic laptop) and a MBP is Retina display, take away Retina and suddenly it becomes almost impossible to justify the price.

    Will do. I suspect you will know the reason before me, given that you work with the creative industry.
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    doctors use high res monitors every day. having a high res monitor on a mobile device makes all the difference in the world to patient care. now go away.
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    I honestly like the retina displays and believe more and more company's should offer such style screens. Like I had mentioned to lZKoce in PM, I would like to see this product close up and maybe it will answer more questions I have.
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    Seriously if someone can come up with a practical use Ill admit I was wrong. However I am willing to bet whatever that use may be it will be for a VERY SMALL market and I doubt Apple is catering to just them. Anyway I'm done here. I just wish Apple would be Apple again.

    You are kidding right? This is FAR from being a medical grade monitor AND do you really want a doctor to look at a brain scan on a 13" screen? You are grabbing at straws now.
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    Walk into the nearest Apple store and give it a spin. If you don't have an Apple store nearby, wait for the show-off to get one and then take a look at his/hers. :)
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    I have one in chattanooga mall and my wife shops there a lot so yep I will check it out. I am thinking on paper of what would look like and a hands on experience would be the best bet
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    uhm, ive seen them use the new ipads with retina displays to show patients high res mri and xray scans. much easier than waiting to have the film developed or walking out a massive med cart with a workstation attached to it.
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    Inadvertently serving a niche market is always good. Also, Apple has since become a luxury good which has lost most of its roots. This is not uncommon: examples being Blackberry, Range Rover among others.
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    If your doctor is using an iPad to review medical images you need to find another doctor. Also showing a patient an image and reviewing them for a diagnoses is two VERY different things.
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    Once again I say to all these retina naysayers... WHAT PRINTER DO YOU HAVE? I bet all the fire in satan's hell you don't have a 120dpi printer, but more like 600dpi and higher. Why? Why? Why, do you bother with a 600dpi printer if you "like" low resolution? Hmm? Dot matrix for you!

    Er, as MM said, I do hope no-one is using a 13" screen for medical images. In fact, not even a regular IPS TFT is good enough? Why, because medical images are B&W/greyscale and with 24bit colour, that gives only 8bit greyscale. That just isnt enough for proper analysis of medical images. You need a high bit monitor and an appropriate workstation GPU to drive it.
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    What does printers have to do with this? We do Plotter DPI of 2400 at work on 1080P screens fine. I am just curious on why printers are way better with retina?
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    i never said they were exclusively using ipads to review scans... i mentioned patient care... is your brain broken?
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    Then you don't need a retna display for that then do you?
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    When you charge your patients $500 per hour, it helps to impress them
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    I have yet to see an Ipad at a Doc office unless its a secretary checking facebook on break. Most of the devices I have seen are the dell laptops with the reversible screen with USB connections.
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    yes, you do need a retina display because it shows the image much clearer. you can zoom into specific spots. the patient can hold it and look around while the doctor explains to them what they are seeing in much higher resolution than 720p. you turned your brain off, didn't you?

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