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Many of us are extremely anxious to get a hold of the new 2012 MacBook Pro with Retina Display! Post your Apple Order Status here, or let us all know of any stores (Apple or Independent Dealers) that have stock! Independent Mac Dealers, feel free to post any availability in this thread. :)

 

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Ordered mine last week:


Looks like a long wait.
 

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I ordered mine on Launch day, but not until the availability said 7-10 Business days (I ordered mine later in the day, after work). Stock Base Model.

It arrived at my house today via FedEx. Can't wait to get home and start playing with it!
 

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Ordered it on June 15th

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Thanks!
 

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For the record, the machine is gorgeous. I'm running mine at 1680x1050 'cause 1920x1200 is just a bit too small for me on the 15"screen. It's beautiful and extremely responsive. I got about 420mb/s write and 480mb/s read with the blackmagic disk test and almost 12000 score in Geekbench. :D
 

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I was able to walk into the Newmarket store two nights ago right before closing and pick up a 2.6 GHz, 8GB ram, 512GB drive. They said they receive new shipments everyday. Playing Starcraft 2 has never looked better (sorry don’t play diablo).
 

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I ordered mine at about 6PM EDT on launch day and received it yesterday. The Apple Store in Ottawa has had stock intermittently since last weekend, but they don't have the config I wanted (base with 16GB RAM).

I'm still setting up the machine the way I like it, but it's really case, and the display is awesome. I love 1920x1200 mode, and aperture looks great. I just need to get Photoshop on it to see how it behaves on the retina display.

I calibrated the display, and the colour gamut is pretty much 100% of sRGB. That's pretty good for a laptop, and the best Apple had used to date, but still inferior to the Dell Precision m4600 PremierColor I also have (which even exceeds AdobeRGB gamut). Sharpness is unrivalled on the Retina, so it pretty much comes down to detail vs. colour gamut between the two.

USB3 is fast, but not quite as fasts I thought it would be. A SATA3 SSD in an enclosure maxed out at about 150MB/s. Perhaps it's the controller in the enclosure also; I know that drive can do 400+ MB/s on an internal interface. I'm still not certain whether I will be OK housing my 700+GB photo library on a USB3 drive. If not, I will be on the lookout for a portable thunderbolt drive.

Form-factor wise, this is not an Air like some people seem to imply it is. It's thinner than the old MacBook, but it's still substantial. I may end up keeping my original 11" Air to use in certain circumstances like in a car or plane.
 

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Did you order yours online?
 

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I ordered mine on June 13th.
I had to order because of the customization. I called the Apple Store and they said I couldn't just walk in and buy it.
I'm hoping it'll arrive before the expected delivery date because the July 16-20th makes it more like 5 weeks than the 3 - 4 weeks it says on the Apple website.
We shall see.
 

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I ordered mine on June 13th.
I had to order because of the customization. I called the Apple Store and they said I couldn't just walk in and buy it.
I'm hoping it'll arrive before the expected delivery date because the July 16-20th makes it more like 5 weeks than the 3 - 4 weeks it says on the Apple website.
We shall see.
Perhaps it depends on the particular Apple Store, but the one in Ottawa specifically lists that 3799$ config as one of the stocked models. Perhaps your local store sisn't have them in stock yet?

It's not too late to cancel your order if they have stock locally.
 
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