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Hi, i have a friend who has a 20" intel imac, and he was looking at buying a mac pro. he asked me if he could use the imac as a monitor for the mac pro as well as using the imac's hardware. is there any sort of configuration... i really don't know. thank you.
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To bad to. This 24" imac is my only 1080p display and I would love to hook a hd dvd drive up to it.
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Thanks guys, but if get any ideas, plz let me know. thanks again.
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I do not have an iMac yet...still working up the courage and common-sense to make the switch , BUT couldn't the..... (I find his name slightly blasphemous) and MrJackandCoke hook his hd dvd drive up to his mac through USB2 or firewire?
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I do not have an iMac yet...still working up the courage and common-sense to make the switch , BUT couldn't the..... (I find his name slightly blasphemous) and MrJackandCoke hook his hd dvd drive up to his mac through USB2 or firewire?
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You could certainly (when they're available) grab an external Blu-Ray/HD-DVD drive and hook that up to your iMac for watching hi-def movies. Not sure about standalone players tho, I personally haven't seen any that have that capability.
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Hi, i have a friend who has a 20" intel imac, and he was looking at buying a mac pro. he asked me if he could use the imac as a monitor for the mac pro as well as using the imac's hardware. is there any sort of configuration... i really don't know. thank you.
Nope. This is not possible.
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