|Jan 22, 2013, 05:53 PM||#1|
Mac Pro 3,1 - 8-core - 2,8 GHz or iMac 11,1 - i7 - 2,8 GHz
I want to replace my current system but just can't decide with which system I should go.
Mac Pro 3,1 (Early 2008)
2,8 GHz 8-Core (2 x Intel Xeon Quad-Core)
iMac 11,1 (Late 2009)
2,8 GHz Intel Core i7
The machine will be heavily used for graphics design (Adobe Suite).
My current pros for both systems:
PRO MAC PRO
- almost everything is upgradable
- 4 HD slots (great solution for mass-storage which could also be shared in the network with other devices)
- comes with a 27" display
- 'newer' system (Late 2009 vs Early 2008)
The price of both machines are about the same (of course pre-used and not new).
Excited about the advises from the community.
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|Jan 22, 2013, 06:25 PM||#2|
I would say....
go with the Mac Pro if expandability is paramount to you. But before to go in that route, check out throughly about the extent of multicore support for the apps you plan to use, in this case the Adobe Suite. I have the understand that core optimized in Adobe products varies greatly. Having said the latter, for future proofing, the latest hardware always works better.....
Mac Pro 2012 3.06 Westmere version, 12 Core 64 GB RAM, 4 TB , iPhone 5 (black), Moto G 8 GB (black)
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