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Which is better for hooking up to a tv? 15-inch macbook pro i5 or i7


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Going to get a macbook pro 15-inch to mainly be hooked up to a 40''-50'' TV.

My question is will I be able to notice a difference between the i5 with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 256MB and the i7 with NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 512MB hooked up to a TV as the monitor?

Any insight on this is greatly appreciated.
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A difference in the appearance of the screen?

No.

You may be able to use a little higher settings in a few games with the extra video RAM.

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A difference in the appearance of the screen?

No.

You may be able to use a little higher settings in a few games with the extra video RAM.
A noticeable difference in the performance of say.. playing an HD movie. Would you be able to notice a smoother playback with the i7 and more video ram?
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You don't need anything near those specs for watching video.

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