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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
    24" iMac.
    3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor.
    4GB 800MHz DDR2 SDRAM.
    1TB Serial ATA 7200-RPM HDD.
    NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR3 memory.
    Slot-loading 8x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW).
    Apple Wireless Keyboard
    Wireless Mighty Mouse
    iWork & MobleMe pre-installed.

    So any comments on this system..? I chose the 3.06Ghz due to the amount video / audio processing I will be doing on the system as I produce iMini-DVD's(TM) @ ArtisticByNature , soon to be hitting stores next year!

    Your comments are appreciated, thank you.

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
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    White Macbook, 2.4ghz, 4Gb Ram, 250gb hdd
    best i-mac you can buy isnt it?
    Macbook 2.4ghz, 250GB HDD, 4GB ram
    I-Pod Classic 120GB

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
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    White Macbook, 2.4ghz, 4Gb Ram, 250gb hdd
    1 tip though: dont get i-work pre-installed
    get it in a box ffor the same price uninstalled or if u can be bothered get it from somewhere else (amazon etc) for cheaper -- then u have a boxed copy- much better than a pre-installed copy, imo.
    Macbook 2.4ghz, 250GB HDD, 4GB ram
    I-Pod Classic 120GB

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).

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    I believe it's what you might call ballsy!

    I just want a system that's quick, has lots to storage and best all RAM Speed.

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).

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    THX I will buy iWork separately. I was wondering Boxed version is better, maybe because it comes with manuals too?

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
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    White Macbook, 2.4ghz, 4Gb Ram, 250gb hdd
    then u got the perfect one, im just a sucker for things in boxes (ie dvd's, cd's, software etc)
    Macbook 2.4ghz, 250GB HDD, 4GB ram
    I-Pod Classic 120GB

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mi-MER ™ View Post
    THX I will buy iWork separately. I was wondering Boxed version is better, maybe because it comes with manuals too?
    I tend to think that it's better to go for the un-installed option so you can always have the original Disk/box incase anything goes wrong and you can re-install it. I don't know how it works if it's pre-installed, maybe they give you some sort of Customer ID incase you need it re-installing for some reason so you're not paying twice.
    I'd look into that before you bought it, but generally speaking I think most people would go for the un-installed option.
    Good luck, sounds like a pretty neat computer

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
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    24" iMac/2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo/4GB RAM
    iMac 2.8GHz vs iMac 3.06GHz
    I currently have them both on my desk. The iMac 3.06GHz is noticeably faster, but has a slight problem. The classic emulation program SheepShaver does not currently work on it.
    If you have no Classic needs, its the one, and the price is right.

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
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    MBP i7, Mac Mini & iPhone 3G.
    That mac will be madly quick! Get the RAM elsewhere. It would be very nice computer.

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
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    MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB
    If anything just get the basic of the basic stuff on the Tier 3 model IE the fastest CPU and Graphic Cards.

    The RAM and the HDD you can probably buy for a lot cheaper else where.

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    Buying an iMac. (See specs, please comment).
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonRequiem View Post
    If anything just get the basic of the basic stuff on the Tier 3 model IE the fastest CPU and Graphic Cards.

    The RAM and the HDD you can probably buy for a lot cheaper else where.
    I agree with the RAM but I am guessing that the HDD is not easily accessible on the iMac.

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