Thinking of changing my macbook, worth it

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  1. Inked

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    I know this must get asked a lot (sorry) and I have already looked on mac2sell.net for a rough price, but wondered whether you guys thought it was worth changing my Macbook 2.4ghz (white) for the new version (2.4ghz again) and how much I should try and get for the one I have currently.

    Its in very good condition (no cracks, etc) and was purchased from John Lewis in April 2008 so still has over a year of the JL warranty left (they give 2 years on laptops)

    What are the main differences between the old and new macbooks?
     
  2. BiggieBig

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    Just brought my first mac


    Older macbook which is 2,2ghz.

    From what i've read I don't think an upgrade would be worth it you get a better graphics card and a little increase in Bus speed (800 to 1024)
    so it'll be a little quicker.

    Though I doub't you will notice unless you run some intensive apps.

    Also Alu are better built then the white macs
     
  3. Tenex

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    I think it depends on what you use it for? The new one has better video but would you notice much difference? Probably good for a gamer but for the majority of use (browsing, etc) probably at best a marginal improvement.

    I have to say for the benefit of anyone who's relatively new to the platform that Macs are good for years of use.
     

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