upgrade HD or new mb?

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  1. baboyako

    baboyako Member

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    i have a black macbook that's working just fine for my needs (except when i run aperture and sort out thousands of photos). normally, hd space left is around 20gb. i'd like to keep my photos and add more stuff in but i'm holding out to see if there's a better mb coming out or just upgrade the hd. any thoughts?
     
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    bhoyetjumpay Well-Known Member

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    there is always a possibility of better macbook coming because technology is fast changing.

    if your black macbook serves you well, i suggest just upgrade your hard disk and memory card
     
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    If you haven't maximised the ram, i suggest you do, so aperture will run smoother. I'm not sure about the maximum that the MB black can accommodate but you can probably upgrade to 320, go for 500gb if possible.

    If you really have that gadget itch and have the money to burn, go for the aluminum MB. Hehe.
     
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    If you are still happy with it then just upgrade the HD. That's what I did.
     
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    If you're asking about the chances of a new (or spec-refreshed) MB coming out soon, I doubt it :)
     
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    Since your just out of space why not upgrade the HD or get a 1TB external HD so you can off-load some of your pics and install programs that you want.
     
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    i was in a similar predicament before.i just sold my black macbook and bought a unibody
     
  8. angelove

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    yeah, i think it would be wise to maximize your RAM and at the same time, upgrade your HD to 500gb :) This is what I am planning to do soon.
     
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    If you are okay with the blackbook, upgrade your RAM/HD. that should do it for you.
     
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    I go for the more economical option of maxing your ram and upgrading to a 500 gb HDD.
     
  11. glennp00

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    also, the ddr2 rams are cheaper nowadays
     

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