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Hi!

Im currently using my beloved dual 2ghz g5 with dual monitors and 3gb of ram as my mac for work and play (i work from home) work being webdesign/design.

I've just rented a studio to work in so im not working at home any more and get a bit more space, so im thinking of shipping my g5 to there for work purposes - but this leaves me no mac for home and play!

Im not sure what to do. Im thinking of a 20" imac for use at home?, im heavily into photography and dabble in music production with logic express, would a 20" imac fit the bill? or any other suggestion in possible working methods! maybe using a powerbook instead? sell the g5?

awfuly confused with my maccing!

Any ideas / suggestions would be most appreciated!

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Get an Intel Mac. If you use Aperture and Logic, then you need good processors. The iMac has a good enough one for these Apps. But you can go really superfast with a Mac Pro. Then encoding music and applying effects etc. will be a breeze. But IMO, that's only necessary if you do video and DVD studio stuff.

So I'd say with an iMac C2D and at least 2 Gigs of RAM, you're set.

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