Late 2013 15" vs Mid 2014 15"?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by No Regrets, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. No Regrets macrumors regular

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    Late 2013 15" 2.3ghz 16gb 512ssd gt750 2 gb $2039 refurb

    Vs.

    Mid 2014 15" 2.5ghz 16gb 512ssd gt750 2gb $2500

    Other than the savings of $461? Is there any meaningful difference??? Reliability ???

    I'm into photo editing with RAW files. No gaming.

    Thanks for any guidance you care to share.
     
  2. Qaanol macrumors 6502a

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    No difference.

    The 0.2 GHz CPU bump is negligible for all practical purposes.

    Same PCIe SSD, same 1333 MHz RAM, same quad-core Haswell architecture, same 6 MB L3 cache, same GPUs, no significant differences at all.
     
  3. Meister Suspended

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    Go with the 2013. Think no further.

    (Btw: you don't need such a highly speced machine just for editing raw files)
     
  4. No Regrets thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thank you for your answer. I'm not very tech savvy so thought I should ask before pulling the trigger in case I was missing something important. Late 2013 it is.

    No Regrets

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    Thank you for your response. I'm purposely buying more than I currently need as I plan on this lasting me many years (with any luck) and hopefully won't have to replace due to being out of spec anytime soon.

    Best wishes,
    No Regrets
     

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