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giulio is right, there is no need for more than 2GB. I have 2.5 GB in my machine (granted it is not an iMac, but it is still a Mac) and I have never used it all - I keep MenuMeters running in my system menu bar, so I am able to always see a quick visual of how much memory is in use.

With Photoshop CS2, Safari, Thunderbird and a host of other applications open, I have never seen it even approach 2 GB used. You should save your money in this case!

My Macs: iMac 27" 3.4 GHz, Mac Pro 3.2 GHz, PowerMac G5 Quad 2.5 GHz, G4 Cube with 1.2 GHz Upgrade
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