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Used Macbook Pro 2013-worth to buy?


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#1 denisa99

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Posted 17 December 2015 - 08:52 AM

Hi! I'm media art school student so I'm using my computer for a lot of work in Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects(cs6) and Ableton Live 8.
Can you please help me decide between those two:

MacBook Pro Early 2013, (I can buy a used one for 1700€ )
Retina, 15-inch
2,7 GHz Intel Core i7
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
512 GB SSD Drive
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1024 MB / Intel HD Graphics 4000
or

MacBook Pro,  Late 2013  (I can buy a used one for 1100€)
Retina, 15inch
Quad-core i7 2.3GHz
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
SSD 512 GB Flash Storage
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2048 MB
Intel Iris Graphics 1536 MB (2880 x 1800)

How really is 2.7 Ghz faster then 2.3 Ghz and what is the difference in performance between this two graphics?

Any advice would be highly appreciated!

Thank you in advance!



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#2 Kilroy

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Posted 20 December 2015 - 09:27 AM

For 600 Euros I'd go with the Late 2013 machine.  Clock speed is no longer a good method of determining the better CPU.  I don't know if the top machine has two or four cores, but if it only has two then the bottom one will be faster in multi-threaded applications.






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