Thinking Of Switching My Daily Driver From A 2014 IMac 5K To A 2019 MacBook Pro 15,1… But….

Hello all, 


Very long time reader, beginner poster. 


So little bit of a distinct segment scenario with enter very a lot appreciated, first a little bit of background:

The machines and roles:

The iMac:



At current I've an exquisite late 2014 iMac 5K that I've had since new, operating a 4 core Intel i7 @ 4Ghz, 256GB SSD, 8GB DDR3 and AMD Radeon R9 M295X 4 GB. (Full specs under)

I purchased it primarily for its great show, and regardless of a few {hardware} points over time it serves as my most important desk machine, for quite a lot of duties, most of which includes heavy internet primarily based functions similar to Webflow for improvement of shopper websites. The MacBook Professional: I even have a Mid 2019 MacBook Professional 15,1 with a 6 core i7 @ 2.6 Ghz, 16 GB DDR4, 256 SSD and AMD R Professional 555X 4G. I received this as a extra transportable powerhouse that might enable simpler working in shopper workplaces when that was nonetheless a factor. Aside from it’s not inconsiderable weight, it too serves its operate very nicely.

The Question:

With the iMac 5K now hitting 7 years previous, it has began to indicate its age at occasions, SSD failures apart nevertheless it nonetheless serves its goal and the show simply continues to impress. Nevertheless I've observed that at occasions it does seem to really feel sluggish.

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