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Macbook Pro Retina 13 w/ external screen
Old 28th September 2015
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Macbook Pro Retina 13 w/ external screen

I am currently looking for a laptop to replace my Macbook Air 2011 as a main machine. I hope that it will be powerful enough to run at least 4/5 years.

Normally, I use plugins from the Native Instruments family, mainly Kontakt. Also, I connect to a 27 inch monitor when I use it at home. Few chance to do recording with it since most serious recording sessions will done in a Pro studio.

So can the Mid Spec of the latest MBPr 13inch(2.7GHz i5 w/ 8GB RAM) handle the job well? I have considered the low end 15 inch one. However, I am hesitant due to the cost and portability.

Want to see how everyone thinks?
Thanks!
Old 28th September 2015
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Sorry. Forget to mentio I use Logic Pro as DAW. Thanks
Old 20th October 2015
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I join the request too.
I also wanted to take a MacBook Pro 13 " i5 / 8Gb .
According to you it is powerful enough ?

I saw that the 64bit Geekbench score , is approximately 7100

I hope you can help me .
P.S: I apologize for the mistakes but I'm using google translate .
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