My wife and I are looking at the late 2012 refurbished 27" iMacs and we are not able to decide on a course of action. Primarily, she wants the iMac to last a good 5 years (depending on Apple's support towards operating systems) and the primary function for the computer would be the typical word processing, email, photos, music, light gaming (SCII most intense game), etc. With that I feel that the i5 with 1 GB video card and 1TB HDD would be the best option but we are torn about future proofing after reading several articles about "buy the best you can now". We are also torn about the HDD. With the new Fusion drives available, we don't know if we should get one or not or just grab the typical 7200RPM solution. We know we will have a harder time upgrading the HDD later on so it's also tempting to grab a 3TB solution now but with 4 'USB 3' drives we can upgrade later via external options. We are unsure if we would ever install Windows (we have no need for it at this time) and basically we are looking at our options and would like your opinion.