Mac desktops forum: New Quad-core Intel i7 iMac vs 3.2GHz Quad-Core MAC PRO???

by: birthphotographer December 5, 2012 5:33 PM PST

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New Quad-core Intel i7 iMac vs 3.2GHz Quad-Core MAC PRO???

by birthphotographer - 12/5/12 5:33 PM

I'm going a little crazy trying to decide whether to buy the new 3.4GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 iMac or the 3.2GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon Mac Pro. The way I would configure them the Mac Pro would only be $500 more. Honestly, I would love to get that huge tower off my desk - it's just so huge, but I'm afraid to give up the flexibility. I'm a professional photographer and delving into HD video. Really love the four internal drives the Mac Pro offers - but no thunderbolt connection? no USB 3? and no free mousepad option? What's the deal? I feel like iMac is more updated. If the Mac Pro was as updated, it would possibly be a clear choice. What do you think?

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