Which one to buy? Late 2011 or early 2012!

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by kierandjones, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. kierandjones macrumors newbie

    Mar 29, 2013
  2. nando4 macrumors regular

    Mar 21, 2009
    Second unit is an Ivy Bridge system, one-gen newer than the first which is Sandy Bridge. It betters the first by offering USB 3.0 (vs USB 2.0), faster GT650M dGPU(vs HD6750M), faster HD4000 iGPU (vs HD3000) and more efficient 22nm CPU (vs 32nm) so gets better battery life. It's the best bet.
  3. remzibi macrumors newbie


    Apr 6, 2013
    Middle Europe
    I agree , second unit is better.

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