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Especially considering that it uses laptop components, which are generally more expensive per unit performance. Plus you can purchase your own RAM and save a few hundred (Its like the only component that is user upgradeable).
Inb4 "It isn't laptop components". Well I agree,it pretty much is laptop components,not to mention the same quality stuff used in every other cheaper pre-built computer. Any computer in the same price range has higher quality better hardware.
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Any computer in the same price range has higher quality better hardware.
There's no comparable all-in-one on the market. Not one touches the iMac.

And please, demonstrate the use of higher quality hardware in other units. Not higher-speced hardware....higher quality.
 
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Personally I dislike OSX and don't really care what my computer looks like, so I could care less about this (even if it does have a nice screen). However my girlfriend wants one of these so its good to know the price isn't too bad.
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There's no comparable all-in-one on the market. Not one touches the iMac.

And please, demonstrate the use of higher quality hardware in other units. Not higher-speced hardware....higher quality.
For the price of that all in one you can get a higher quality desktop,spec for spec,the desktop also has better hardware,not to mention you can upgrade more than juat ram in the desktop. Don't go saying that this isn't fair because the imac is an all in one,they are both desktop computers.
Prove that the overpriced imac has "higher quality" than any other all in one.
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For the price of that all in one you can get a higher quality desktop,spec for spec,the desktop also has better hardware,not to mention you can upgrade more than juat ram in the desktop. Don't go saying that this isn't fair because the imac is an all in one,they are both desktop computers.
Prove that the overpriced imac has "higher quality" than any other all in one.
Try building a similarly specced compact custom PC with a 2560 x 1440 IPS screen at a lower price.

I'm sure you will have a hard time doing so.
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*Braces for the inevitable overheating issues*
    
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Try building a similarly specced compact custom PC with a 2560 x 1440 IPS screen at a lower price.

I'm sure you will have a hard time doing so.
What average user needs a 2560x1440 IPS screen? Most people who use macs are just a average user.
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*Braces for the inevitable overheating issues*
Macbooks & imacs run hot too,your point?
Actually a i5 2500K at stock with a SFF cooler & Radeon HD6950 with a well ventilated case attached to a monitor wouldn't run that hot.
Edited by Heavy MG - 5/30/11 at 10:25pm
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*Braces for the inevitable overheating issues*
iMac's get hot, but they don't overheat. The 2011 model is also incredibly silent.
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I would love to get my hands on a 27" IPS display for that much...
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$200-400 CAD 27" IPS... lol suuuure

Too bad you can't change out the default HDD this time around though
Slabbing ISP on a monitor does not instantly give better colour then every other monitor on the market. Based on their review, this ISP competes with LCD monitors in the 200-400 CAD range.
Edited by Domino - 5/31/11 at 3:09am
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Try building a similarly specced compact custom PC with a 2560 x 1440 IPS screen at a lower price.

I'm sure you will have a hard time doing so.
And better still then cram all that hardware into the back of the IPS monitor.
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