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Old Dec 6, 2012, 07:56 AM   #1
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Should I get 1TB Fusion or 3TB non Fusion?

Hello,

I purchased a maxed out MBP, but am finding I am not moving it around as much as I thought. I am thinking of exchanging it for a 27" iMac i7, 16gb, 680.

Besides the drive option, wil I regret a non retina screen now that I own the MBP?

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Old Dec 6, 2012, 07:58 AM   #2
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Hello,

I purchased a maxed out MBP, but am finding I am not moving it around as much as I thought. I am thinking of exchanging it for a 27" iMac i7, 16gb, 680.

Besides the drive option, wil I regret a non retina screen now that I own the MBP?

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In my opinion the space is never enough, so is better to have a faster HD (fusion) and than use external storage.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 08:00 AM   #3
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In my opinion the space is never enough, so is better to have a faster HD (fusion) and than use external storage.
Change that 'than' to 'then' and I will agree with you 100%
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 08:05 AM   #4
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Consider if you want to be able to use Bootcamp to install Windows as it is not yet supported on the 3TB drive.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 08:09 AM   #5
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I thought windows 7 was supported on the 3TB non fusion drive.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 08:17 AM   #6
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What kind of question is this? Do you need 3TB of internal storage or not?

Come on, people.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 08:23 AM   #7
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I thought windows 7 was supported on the 3TB non fusion drive.
Fusion doesn't have anything to do with it. It's the size of the drive. The 1TB fusion or non-fusion will work with bootcamp. The 3TB fusion or non-fusion will not.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 09:08 AM   #8
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Anybody have a retina MBP that can chime in to the display quality of the imac?
I have not seen the new imac.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 09:14 AM   #9
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Anybody have a retina MBP that can chime in to the display quality of the imac?
I have not seen the new imac.
People are getting too fixated on the Retina Display. It's best suited for the Macbooks because it helps increase screen real estate and improves the ability to read text which is one of the reasons that the 17" was discontinued.

The iMac has a 2560X1600 resolution display. You'll be more than satisfied. If you need more verification then you should go to your nearest Apple store or Best Buy and see for yourself.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 09:26 AM   #10
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I am thinking of returning my MBP for this config.

3.4GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz
16GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2X8GB
1TB Fusion Drive
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX 2GB GDDR5

This should save be 1000.00 US ove the cost of the MBP.
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