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TS2518 Will Aperture 3.4 performance be OK on an early 2009 iMac

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Feb 16, 2013 4:36 PM

Will aperture 3.4 performance be compatible on an early 209 3.06 dual core iMac with 8GB RAM...???

 

It works fine on my late 2011 Mac Book Pro, but concerned about its performance on an older iMac.

 

Thanks.

Mac Book Pro (3), Mac Book (2), iMac (1), iPhone (2), Ipods (4), Mac OS X (10.4.10)
  • SierraDragon Level 4 Level 4 (2,665 points)

    The CPU on your 2011 MBP has a Geekbench score something like over 10,000 while the 2009 iMac has a score of ~4000. The 2009 box also has a much poorer GPU.

     

    That said, with 8 GB RAM it will work. However you should expect significantly slower performance than the MBP.

     

    -Allen

  • SierraDragon Level 4 Level 4 (2,665 points)

    neversink wrote:

     

    Am tempted to wait for the Mac Pro to come out, rather than get a new iMac I believe the Mac Pro will last longer, been more versatile and I can swap out compnents.

     

    - David

     

    I totally agree, and with MP stocks going to zero some places around the world I do not think it will be all that long before we see new MPs and likely a price drop on older MPs.

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