1. JB572's Avatar
    I am buying the new Macbook 2017.
    The most i am doing on my laptop would be heavy use of office applications and chrome and some multitasking. I want to also futureproof this and hope it lasts 5 years.
    So should i get the M3, i5 or i7
    12-14-2017 11:00 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    The i5 should be more than sufficient for your use.
    12-14-2017 12:38 PM
  3. TripleOne's Avatar
    As suggested by Just_Me_D, I believe that the i5 should be enough..
    However, if you want extra power from the i7, it won’t hurt
    12-14-2017 08:06 PM
  4. imwjl's Avatar
    The M5 has been plenty fine for me 1+ years now. I use a 4GB Windows 10 VM often and at other times run several apps. I believe my IT director tasks would make me a power user and it's been a fine system.
    12-25-2017 11:22 AM
  5. o4liberty's Avatar
    I just picked up the m3 version and I am very impressed with its speed. I only use the web and email so after much research I realized I didn't need the bigger processor.
    03-19-2018 08:44 PM

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