buying iMac 27 but... let's talk speed

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buying iMac 27 but... let's talk speed
Mar 31, 2010

I'll be buying a iMac 27 very soon, leaving (forever) the world of PC and windows.

Now I'm curious if it's worth the extra money to go for the i5 (quad core) or even the i7?

Here's what I'll be running on the Mac:
Aperture 3
Photoshop CS4
Capture NX

I currently have :
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual core 4000+ 2.10Ghz
4 Go Ram DDR2 667
Windows Vista Home Premium Edition 64bits (SP2)

So. Will I see a big difference between the basic iMac 27 and the iMac 27 i5? Or from what I currently have ?

Thanks for your input.
cheers!

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