2.5 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz) with 3 MB shared L3 cache.

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Would Replacing processor to Core i7 make my computer faster?

Hello,

I have MacBook Pro retina late 2012

I have Core i5 processor now, and I would like to know if I change to Core i7 processor will make my computer a bit faster?

If not, is there anything that make the computer run faster?

Thanks

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You cannot replace your processor as easily as a Hard disk or Ram.

I would recommend you to replace your hard drive from a preinstalled one to a Solid State Hard Drive (SSD)

and Ram to 8 or 16 GB ~ which ever your MBP supports.

Note : SSDs can vary in price range, i would recommend you Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E500B/AM) available on Amazon for $129.99

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Thank you! I'll go look for it :)

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