Where I can agree that need to change has slowed, I am not comfortable that Apple sealed the spec in such a manner that it makes it very expensive to its customers if they've got it wrong.
Although the spec looks generous, I question will it be after applying a variation of Parkinson's law, (Work expands to fill time avaiable for its completion.) to that of, Applications will grow to exploit all of the resources available. Those dynamicaly increasing required resources spec's are being set by that general market sector average & not the R McPro's static set.
Also Apple are asking us to trust that the reliabity of their SSD, ram & batteries are now at such a level to be able to maintain the specified performance over 3 to 4 years?. Again the risk of additional cost due to parts, labour (outside of warranty)& decreased availabity due to rtb, would be ours & not Apples to bare.
Anyone, how much for a used 4 yr old Retina Macbook Pro (unrefurbished)!?
At the end of the day its up to you, if you trust Apple & like the sealed utility aspect, buy it. Otherwise explore the other options that are available whilst there is a free market (patents pending of course !)
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