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what Mac Laptop?

Discussion in 'Recording' started by MYK808, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. MYK808

    MYK808 Guest

    I want to move over to Mac for my Mobile DAW. I'll be using Logic Audio 6 or Pro (so I'll be able to take advatage of the "freeze track" function, which is suppose to do wonders for cpu free-up). Should I go with a Ibook G4 900 or a Tibook 867? Does the L2 Cache make that much of a difference?

  2. mjones4th

    mjones4th Active Member

    Both will do well. You'll also want an external firewire HDD for audio.

    In regards to the second question, L2 speeds a processor up because it prevents the processor from having to go all the way back to the mail RAM to get frequently used data and/or instructions. Short answer is yes. In some cases CPUs with more L2 can operate 5-10% better than others at equivalent clock speeds.
  3. gdoubleyou

    gdoubleyou Well-Known Member

    Santa brought me a 12inch AlumBook, Powerbooks are dual monitor ready, and cancome with a DVD burner.

    With the new models recently announced the current ones will be discounted.
  4. nuclearmoon

    nuclearmoon Guest

    Powerbook, Powerbook, Powerbook. There is a reason its called the POWERbook and the iBook's not.

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