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Old Jun 26, 2013, 10:45 AM   #26
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But isn't your CPU just as important part of the package?
Not really IMHO, all Mac's come with decent CPUs, it will have some effect but the gfx is a much bigger factor in the overall performance.
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Not really IMHO, all Mac's come with decent CPUs, it will have some effect but the gfx is a much bigger factor in the overall performance.
The intent of my comparison was a new Mac versus a 5 year old Mac.
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The intent of my comparison was a new Mac versus a 5 year old Mac.
Even for older Mac's the graphics card is still more important. Having an under powered graphics card will stop you from gaming long before the CPU will.*

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Even for older Mac's the graphics card is still more important. Having an under powered graphics card will stop you from gaming long before the CPU will.*

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