“Weighing in on the MacBook Pro vs. Retina MacBook Pro debate, [ResExcellence] has posted a glowing review of the most recent, and likely the ultimate old-school MacBook Pro 15.4″ revision that was released in June 2012,” Charles Moore writes for AppleTell.
“[ResExcellence] praises the MacBook Pro without Retina Display as still being one of the best laptops you can buy in this price range, with hardware quality and software features far exceeding anything in the Windows PC market,” Moore writes. “[ResExcellence] says it’s by far the best computer [they’ve] ever owned, the best Mac [they’ve] ever owned, and, configured with a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, it’s the most powerful Mac [they’ve] ever used as well.”
Moore writes, “It partly boils down to how much you can afford, and how much of a desirability premium a Retina display adds for you vs. the versatility and potentially longer lasting value added of an upgradable machine. Personally, I lean toward the latter, and I can get a Retina display a lot cheaper in an iPad.”
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