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Imac vs mac pro january 2011


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Hi all

I'm a newbie to the world of video and movie making. I'm looking to make movies and edit, one day professionally, and was wondering what would be the ideal machine.
a mac pro
or an I mac.

at the moment, I'm in the learning stages, but as I advance I'd hate to be held back by equipment. So I figure its best to get the best machine possible to avoid future issues.

any and all advice would be greatly appreciated!!!!!

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Go for the Mac Pro.

Upgradeable graphics, more memory, better Superdrives and easier to replace/install additional hard drives but then again I am a Mac Pro fan that dislikes glossy toy iMacs.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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