Should I upgrade to ML?

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  1. FearoftheNight

    FearoftheNight Diamond Member

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    I've been out of the loop for a bit but ML has been out for a few months now. Is there a consensus on whether it warrants an upgrade from Lion? I know it's only $20...question is whether it's worth the hassle or not....
     
  2. Exodist

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    I really enjoy it and have had no problems with it. But if your happy with Lion I wouldnt bother. Personally if you do want to upgrade I would wait for 10.8.3 patch next month. Its supposed to have some more fixes and better video drivers. Till then your copy of Lion may be over all more stable.
     
  3. FearoftheNight

    FearoftheNight Diamond Member

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    got it. thanks!
     
  4. radioouman

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    I had a 13" MBP Pro (mid-2010 with the Core2Duo processor) and battery life was much better on Lion than on Mountain Lion. (~6hrs on ML and closer to 8 on Lion)
    But I still prefer to have iMessages in the OS (and the beta for iMessages for Lion expires really soon), so I will sacrifice the battery life.
     
  5. boomhower

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    I was worth it to me for AirPlay and iMessage.
     
  6. FearoftheNight

    FearoftheNight Diamond Member

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    They still haven't fixed the battery life?
     
  7. Rottie

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    ML is worth it, I have no issues whatsoever. I don't know about the battery issues because I haven't unplug it yet. 20.00 is a steal. Lion is like Windows Vista and ML is Windows 8. :)
     
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    I haven't noticed a change in battery life on my 2011 MBP. Still about 7.5 hours on 10.8.2.
     
  9. radioouman

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    I have noticed better battery life on newer devices. But on the Core2Duo powered machines, it is like ML doesn't scale down the processor like it used to.
     
  10. joshhedge

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    Yes they have. I was getting 12 hours only yesterday on my rPro... All be it, two notches of brightness with only Word open.