More RAM or Better Processor?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by newmac2013, Jun 4, 2013.

  1. newmac2013 macrumors newbie


    Jun 4, 2013
    I plan on getting the 15' rMBP relatively soon (Hopefully after WWDC).

    I understand that upgrading parts after purchase is not possible, which has led me to a dilemma. Since I am getting the 512 gig SSD, I can only either upgrade the RAM to 16gb or the CPU to the 2.7ghz (or whatever the equivalent after the rMBP refresh).

    I plan on using the computer for some gaming, school work, and possibly some engineering applications. I plan on primarily using windows 7 in boot camp, or at least for when i game or need to do work.

  2. B... macrumors 68000


    Mar 7, 2013
    Definitely the RAM. Although if you are upgrading the RAM and SSD, you might just want to get the high end stock model with the 2.7, 512 GB,and 16 GB RAM for $2799.
  3. newmac2013 thread starter macrumors newbie


    Jun 4, 2013
    I might just go that route, as it's only an extra $100

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