512 flash vs 1tb flash, does1tb make a faster Mac?

  itsjordand1 19:35 26 Jul 15
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Im about to buy a 5k 27 inch IMac, Ill mainly use it for Music Production and downloading/streaming videos/music.

iv selected most specifications the best possible, which leaves Internal storage, i definitely want flash storage, so iv got 512 vs 1tb, i was gonna pick 1tb but then i thought it would be a relief to save £400! i can buy an extra 2tb hard drive storage for £75!, however if the internal 1tb makes the actual running and browsing of the Mac faster in general then i think it'd be worth it.

if you could help me thatd be great guys, thanks!

  wee eddie 20:46 26 Jul 15

A very pretty toy. Is its RAM really up to multi track music production?

  itsjordand1 21:10 26 Jul 15

thanks Rumpelteazer thats good news.

wee eddie, yes it is, when i went to College which was just for Music all they used was Macs and that was in 2009/2010.

  wee eddie 23:30 26 Jul 15

Possibly G4's or G5's.

  Macworld 11:17 28 Jul 15

To keep Wee Eddie happy you could add 32GB RAM to the 5K iMac... Although 16GB RAM might be a little more affordable.

  itsjordand1 16:39 28 Jul 15

Iv ordered it!

• 4.0GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 4.4GHz • 32GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 4x8GB • 512GB Flash Storage • AMD Radeon R9 M290X 2GB GDDR5

  Macworld 09:44 29 Jul 15

Congratulations!

  wee eddie 12:35 29 Jul 15

Best of luck.

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