Old iMac i7 or new i5? Please quick help!!!

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by onefine, May 10, 2011.

  1. onefine macrumors newbie

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    Hi all!

    Please help me! Tomorow I will go to buy iMac. There are two options from which I must choose.

    1. Option:
    2010 iMac 27" Core i7 2.93GHz
    ATI Radeon HD 5750 s pamäťou 1GB GDDR5
    prize: 1.849 €

    2. Option:
    new 2011 iMac 27" QuadCore i5 3.1GHz
    AMD Radeon HD 6970M s pamäťou 1GB GDDR5
    1.899 €

    Which one is better?? Which one to choose??

    Thax for response :)
     
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  5. trevolly macrumors member

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    I bought a 3.1GHz i5 yesterday 1GB gfx. I've been really really impressed with it - put on Starcraft II and it runs with everything on max and 2560 x 1440.
     
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    So I am now so happy with my new iMac i5 3,1 GHz :))))) Thx for advice!
     
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    wouldnt the 2010 be quicker for multithreaded tasks because the i7 has hyper threading but the i5 dosnt?
     

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