MBP 13" or iMac 21.5"?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by macremm, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. macremm macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2010
    Can't decide which to get.. what's the performance difference between the HD 4670 and 320M? I'm leaning towards the iMac because of the bigger screen, processor, etc. but the portability of the Macbook is nice too.
  2. iBookG4user macrumors 604


    Jun 27, 2006
    Seattle, WA
    Do you need portability? If yes, go for the MacBook Pro. If not, go for the iMac. About your graphics card question, the iMac's graphics card will be significantly faster.
  3. mgartner0622 macrumors 65816


    Jun 6, 2010
    Colorado, USA
    If the bigger screen is an issue, and you need portability, consider an MBP with an external screen. It's like an iMac, except you can get any screen size you want, Matte or glossy finish, anything.
    The iMac Graphics card is faster, but very few users out there besides gamers and professionals actually use the processor and graphics to their full potential. If you're a gamer or professional anyway, the 13" is probably not for you, and you should consider at least the 15" due to dedicated graphics.

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