I'll continue to use FCP7.
How much of a speed increase am I going to see if I run it on the newest 27" iMac *(3.2 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor) compared to my mid-2008 iMac (Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz)?
Is rendering going to be noticeably faster?
YOu won't notice much. FCP 7 is still 32 bit...and getting long in the tooth. You might gain a few seconds in render time, but nothing earth shattering. Exporting...might see 1.5 to 2x speed.
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