Need help deciding which MacBook Pro

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by MacbookProSearching, Jun 22, 2015.

  1. MacbookProSearching macrumors newbie

    Jun 22, 2015
    Hi all

    I really could use a bit of help deciding on which Macbook Pro 15 inch to buy (i'm looking at second-hand).

    I've been offered a 2014 Macbook with 2.3 ghz, 512 GB and NVidia Gforce GT 750M 2BG graphics. Also have a few scratches and dents.

    I have also been offered a newer (2015) version (without the new touchpad), 2.2 ghz and 256 GB.

    I really don't need the extra GB but do occasionally do some gaming (CS and Dota). Both laptops are priced exactly the same. Which would you pick and what should I be aware of? Thanks in advance for your help! Really appreciate it.
  2. yjchua95 macrumors 604

    Apr 23, 2011
    GVA, KUL, MEL (current), ZQN
    First, the one with the 750M is the late-2013 variant.

    The 'newer' version that you have been offered is the mid-2014 variant.

    The mid-2014 variant does not have a dedicated GPU, but it should handle CS and Dota just fine.

    However, if you can live with the cosmetic imperfections, I'd go for the late-2013 one with GT 750M.
  3. Dark Void macrumors 68030

    Dark Void

    Jun 1, 2011
    What are the prices? I would suggest the first one since you mention gaming and also that you don't need the internal storage of the second option, but not if it costs more.

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