is the 2.5 any noticeable better than the 2.2?

Potatochobit

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the price difference is over 500$.
the 2.2 benchmark is 3000?
and the 2.5 is only 3200?

is there anything else I am overlooking that would make the higher end model better?
I mostly want to do adobe work.

well, the 2.2 is only available with iris pro graphics?
I'm not sure how bad that is
other intel onboard graphics have been horrid.
 
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snaky69

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the price difference is over 500$.
the 2.2 benchmark is 3000?
and the 2.5 is only 3200?

is there anything else I am overlooking that would make the higher end model better?
I mostly want to do adobe work.

well, the 2.2 is only available with iris pro graphics?
I'm not sure how bad that is
other intel onboard graphics have been horrid.
Since you never bothered to tell us what you actually use a computer for, nobody can answer.
 

Potatochobit

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Apr 2, 2011
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Since you never bothered to tell us what you actually use a computer for, nobody can answer.
I mostly want to do adobe work. ;)
after searching some more, these things sell used on ebay for 1600$ that's not bad
and there was even a new special yesterday for the same price but I missed it
 

Lexdexia

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I mostly want to do adobe work. ;)
after searching some more, these things sell used on ebay for 1600$ that's not bad
and there was even a new special yesterday for the same price but I missed it
I have the 2.5 GHz model with AMD R9 M370X. It works great for all the Adobe apps I use.

A dedicated graphics card is undoubtedly superior than Intel's pathetic integrated graphics.

But I don't recommend buying any current MacBook Pros unless you absolutely NEED one right away. Hold off on buying these MBPs with outdated internals. Get the new MBP for your needs when they update it in 2016 with brand new Skylake processors and faster, newer graphics - instead of this rebranded 2 to 3 years old AMD GPU.

You can thank me later.