I've posted in a few threads about my recent Imac purchase. We saved what we needed and purchased a 27 Inch i5 with a 1tb fusion drive, and I was able to spring for the upgraded graphics card (780m). This will be a computer for the entire family that we hope to keep functional for 4 years plus. This is our first Imac, and we are coming from older PC laptops. After talking to a friend, he has stated that I should cancel this order and upgrade to the i7 and the SSD drive because we shouldn't plan on getting four years of functionality out of the configuration we've ordered. I am leaning towards sticking with what we saved for and staying put, but he's stating we made a mistake. We do the things family's do with computers with some Imovie use, gaming, and basic photo work. I appreciate the advice.