i5 or i7 for logic/pro tools?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by discofuel, Mar 4, 2010.

  1. discofuel macrumors 6502

    Feb 21, 2010
    I'm just about to buy a 27" quad-core and wondering whether to spend the extra $200 and get the i7.

    I'll be using my mac primarily for music production but also graphic and web design. Will I notice a performance increase?

    I've read that the main difference is that i7 handles hyper-threading, whereas the i5 doesn't - how would this affect apps like Logic and Pro Tools?
  2. jungeliest macrumors member

    Feb 18, 2010


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