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  1. #1

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    Oct 04, 2007
    2.8GHz or 3.0GHz?
    I am about to order a Mac Pro and have a question regarding the CPUs.

    I can't possibly afford the 3.2GHz setup.

    But can probably stretch to the 3.0GHZ, but only if it's justifiable. In real world terms is there a big enough performance increase to warrant the 500 cost of upgrading?

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    louishen's Avatar
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    Oct 22, 2007
    Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
    Its not worth the $500 difference, and day to day you will not notice the slight speed difference.

    You are better off spending the money on third party ram

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    Member Since
    Oct 04, 2007
    Thanks, that's pretty much what i was thinking but wanted some confirmation!

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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    Yes do as louishen suggest and max memory out and the less than 10% processor speed difference will hardly be ntoicable.

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