IMac will perform faster than the Mac mini when exporting video files in Apple Compressor?

I want to export 3-8 hours long videos using Apple Compressor in 720 p, 3 per day.

I intend to use Final Cut Pro X.

Simple slide shows with music. Like this:

Mac Mini end of 2012: Processor: Core i7 clocked at 2.6 GHz; RAM: 16 GB; Video card:

HD 4000, 512 MB graphics card;

iMac plug end of 2015: Processor: Core i5 2.8 GHz; RAM: 16 GB; Video card:

IRIS Pro 6200, 1.7 GB;

The SSD is the same.

Thanks for your replies!


Download GeekBench and look over the results of tests to find out. Not enough information provided and without tests side by side of each configuration, it's almost an impossible question to answer definitively.

The SSD used by Apple in a Mini 2012 is not necessarily the same brand and model from the one used in an iMac of 2015. Then there is a dual-core or quad-core i7 in the Mini. iMacs usually had the quad-core processors, I think.

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