Should I Buy the 17" Macbook Pro

Hi
Should i buy the 17" Macbook Pro now or should i wait to there have been some reviews of it, or until after August when apple is expected to upgrade to the new 64Bit processors.
Thanks in advance

I have written a thread on the problems with the 17"
Please look at it and be willing to accept that all or none may effect you
After looking at the whole picture I decided to go ahead and buy a 17"
Within a week there will be a better picture of how widespread the problems are, you may wish to wait till this point to see.
I would Not wait for merom
1) I feel the wait is going to be longer than expected
2) benefits of merom:
64 bit: it will be a year or more past introduction for most programs to get to 64bit
800 FSB: probably be the thing people will notice the most
4GB maximum ram: 2gb sticks will be outrageously expensive for quite some time, so not a factor unless you are willing to dish out the dough.
3) given the wattage of merom heat may be a big problem
Overall I think the benefits of merom will be felt in years not months for most consumers. I am picking up the current 17" to serve me for a few years and then sell on ebay and upgrade to 64 bit.
I hope this information helps you.
Kalel

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