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4 Reasons to Buy a Used Macbook Pro

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There are numerous reasons to buy a secondhand Macbook Pro rather than a new one. Speed, battery life, and pricing are among the factors. Buying a used Macbook Pro can make a lot of sense if you’re on a tight budget.

Cheaper

If you’re on a tight budget, a Used MacBook Pro is an excellent way to get a newer model at a lower price. You can buy refurbished Macs online or in Apple stores and even get a warranty if you’re willing to take a chance. There are some caveats to buying a used Mac, though.

First, you should consider the processor. The MacBook Air has a Broadwell processor, while the MacBook Pro’s 13-inch and 15-inch models use the Haswell processor. These chips are two generations behind the current generation. You can save a lot of money by upgrading the processor, although it may take time.

Once you’ve decided on the processor, you’ll need to decide which storage capacity you need. Some models have more storage than others, but you’ll have to spend more if you want to expand the storage. If you need ample storage, a large SSD is a good choice.

Faster

If you’ve been wondering how to make a new MacBook Pro faster, you’ve come to the right place. The new M1 Max and M1 Pro chips from Apple have received a lot of praise since they were introduced in the latest MacBook Pros. However, there have been few tests comparing them to the Intel-based 2019 Mac Pro. 

More Powerful

The Apple MacBook Pro is one of the most powerful computers available. However, it is costly. Prices can start as high as $1,999. Depending on your chosen model, you can find one starting at $2,499 or more. These powerful machines are the best choice for people who work long hours on their laptops.

The MacBook Pro feels significantly more potent than the MacBook Air, mainly if you use it for graphics-oriented workloads. It is more responsive than the Air and renders graphics more smoothly. After playing for about 20 minutes, the MacBook Pro’s underside becomes relatively warm, compared to the MacBook Air’s underside, which feels hotter after just five minutes of gameplay.

Better Battery Life

You should consider buying a used model if you want better battery life on your Macbook Pro. A used battery is likely to have fewer miles on it and has less wear and tear. You can tell how much battery life your battery has by checking the cycle count and battery health. This tool is built into MacOS and can tell you how many times the battery has been charged.

Keeping the OS up to date can also improve battery life. To do this, you can go to System Preferences > Software Update and check for updates. You can also choose to automatically keep your computer up to date by clicking the Advanced button. This option will automatically check for and download updates for you.

Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro has a higher battery capacity than the original model, but it is still expensive. The original model came with older processors and integrated graphics, which made battery life poor compared to its competitors. But that has changed with the latest models. Battery life on the 14-inch model is now 19 hours.

 

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Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Truthsayers Neurotech, the world's first Neurotech platform servicing the enterprise. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development and Associate Member of the Agile Business Consortium.

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