Hot Topics

2020 MacBook Pro for Music Production

  MB20120 14:30 24 May 2020

I start Uni this year on a music production degree and need a new laptop, I want to buy a 2020 MacBook Pro however I’m on a budget, therefore I am looking to get the entry level MacBook with 1.4ghz 8th gen quad core i5 (16gb ram 256gb ssd). Is this going to be enough to power Logic Pro X and run VST plug-ins inside Logic or will I have to opt for the more expensive £1799 MacBook Pro?

  wee eddie 17:21 24 May 2020

Why not consider buying a 2 year old, Second User model... You could get much more power for your money and, at the end of your Degree, in 3 years time, it will still be useable.

The only barrier, that I can see, is a need to impress others but, much more impressive, would be a well-used machine, inferring that you'd been conversant with Music Production for years!

  HondaMan 17:57 24 May 2020

Try Apple's own reseller shop

What is Markdown?

Markdown lets you add more formatting to your post. Simply type in your post and it will display as written.

If you wish to add bold or italic characters, add a hyperlink to another website, a heading or a horizontal line, simply use the relevent icons above the text input field.

A preview of your post will appear in the grey box below. If you make a change and you're not happy, simply press the back arrow icon to undo.

Post a Reply

4500

1x1 pixel
Elsewhere on IDG sites

LG gram 14 (2020) review

Best art and design exhibitions still happening in 2020

'Price rise' for iPhone 12 despite lack of accessories

Les meilleurs smartphones Xiaomi (2020)