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Macbook pro early 2013 (2.7 ghz) vs late 2013 (2.3ghz)

by denisa99 / December 16, 2015 7:50 AM PST

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

MacBook Pro Early 2013, (which I can buy 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

MacBook Pro, Late 2013 (which I can buy for 1100€)
Retina, 15inch
Quad-core i7 2.3GHz
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
HDD 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? Also HDD vs SSD?

Any advice would be highly appreciated!

Thank you in advance!

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While they may ask that price
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 16, 2015 7:56 AM PST
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(NT) PS. My nod is to the MacBook Pro, Late 2013
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 16, 2015 8:07 AM PST
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