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I just don't know I I should keep the alien ware and use it or get the iMac an use/sell it.....I mean in getting a $2k piece of tech for $500 basicly.

well i wont be buying it
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I would get the Mac, you can install Windows on it if you like as well.
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Of course you can, macs arnt different from any other things execpt for the OS

I'm not sure what to do....I'm liking the idea of 2560x1440p biggrin.gif
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I just don't know I I should keep the alien ware and use it or get the iMac an use/sell it.....I mean in getting a $2k piece of tech for $500 basicly.

I mean, I love to bring my games anywhere. That's why I have a G74 lol. It's a matter of when you need it and where you need it (or want it).
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Is there a way I can use the display of the iMac with another computer?
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I'm not sure what to do....I'm liking the idea of 2560x1440p biggrin.gif

well if your gonna be planning to play games on the mac, ehhh. The best gpu a mac has i think is a 6770m... I had a 5770(pretty much a 6770)Those things cant even play at 1080p properly let alone a mobile version at 2560x1440
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I think so, either way that's a good trade.
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well if your gonna be planning to play games on the mac, ehhh. The best gpu a mac has i think is a 6770m... I had a 5770(pretty much a 6770)Those things cant even play at 1080p properly let alone a mobile version at 2560x1440

Nope, new 27 inch 3.1 Ghz Imacs come with the 6970M 1 GB with the option for 2 GB. Link

Yes, you can play windows games on an imac. You will run Boot Camp which will partition your hard drive and there you will install Windows. On start-up, you will hold down the alt/option key and you can choose whether you want Windows or mac.

People have said some windows games on a mac run just as they would on a regular pc.

Edit: More info straight from Apple.
Edited by ChosenOne - 2/7/12 at 6:53pm
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Nope, new 27 inch 3.1 Ghz Imacs come with the 6970M 1 GB with the option for 2 GB. Link
Yes, you can play windows games on an imac. You will run Boot Camp which will partition your hard drive and there you will install Windows. On start-up, you will hold down the alt/option key and you can choose whether you want Windows or mac.
People have said some windows games on a mac run just as they would on a regular pc.
Edit: More info straight from Apple.

what they dont tell you that it is a mobile card. How you think they can make it so thin?
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what they dont tell you that it is a mobile card. How you think they can make it so thin?

I know that. They are still plenty powerful anyway.
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