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Is this a good deal for an iMac?


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Sorry if this isn't the place to ask this, I just need some opinions.

Do you guys think this is a good deal?

$750.00 shipped for:
21.5 inch iMac, late 2009 model
Processor Speed: 3.00 GHz
Hard Drive Capacity: 500 GB
Memory: 8 GB

I'm currently using a 2008 macbook with 2 GB ram and a cracked screen. I'll be using it for design work, adobe products will be run all the time. So what I'm looking for is something a bit faster with a better display. I'm not too worried about HD space because I have multiple externals.
is this a good price?

My main concern is that will a late 2009 model still hold up? I'm on a 2008 that has turned to crap over the years, granted it doesn't have as good as a processor and has 1/4 the RAM. I'm just wondering if you guys think it's a decent deal.'

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Sorry if this isn't the place to ask this, I just need some opinions.

Do you guys think this is a good deal?

$750.00 shipped for:
21.5 inch iMac, late 2009 model
Processor Speed: 3.00 GHz
Hard Drive Capacity: 500 GB
Memory: 8 GB

I'm currently using a 2008 macbook with 2 GB ram and a cracked screen. I'll be using it for design work, adobe products will be run all the time. So what I'm looking for is something a bit faster with a better display. I'm not too worried about HD space because I have multiple externals.
is this a good price?

My main concern is that will a late 2009 model still hold up? I'm on a 2008 that has turned to crap over the years, granted it doesn't have as good as a processor and has 1/4 the RAM. I'm just wondering if you guys think it's a decent deal.'

Thanks!
It's a little on the high side.

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Mac2Sell if I got the model right says $730.00.
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The price is reasonable. Also consider a later model from Apple refurbed. It will be much faster (GeekBenchTest shows nearly twice as fast) and the memory is owner installable. It will come with a full 12 month warranty, upgradeable to 3 years with AppleCare, and eligible for free OS X.8 upgrade.

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