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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
Also, way to unnecessarily kill the OP's excitement dude...
What the heck? I was talking about my own personal experience. I didn't say "OMG YOU GOT AN IMAC?! LOL! SUX4U!". And by the way, I had forgotten about the price of a monitor. Most people have monitors before they buy a new computer anyway.
 
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post #12 of 35
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A pre-built 3.0GHz C2D machine with a decent video card AND a 24" monitor--that would be around $1500 after including an OS. Lowest priced 24" monitor I can find on newegg is $340 (to match the mac's monitor quality, it'll probably be somewhere around $500 for the monitor)--including comparable components to build what the mac has to offer, and you're just around $1500. So it's not a bad deal at all.

Also, way to unnecessarily kill the OP's excitement dude...
Well, I wasn't going to say anything until you posted that bit about Mac monitor quality... You apparently have not been keeping up on things because Mac was caught skimping on their monitor quality a while back. A very low color gamut.
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Well, I wasn't going to say anything until you posted that bit about Mac monitor quality... You apparently have not been keeping up on things because Mac was caught skimping on their monitor quality a while back. A very low color gamut.
Yeah. I actually noticed this with my MacBook. The viewing angle is absolutely HORRIBLE!
 
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post #14 of 35
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Well, I wasn't going to say anything until you posted that bit about Mac monitor quality... You apparently have not been keeping up on things because Mac was caught skimping on their monitor quality a while back. A very low color gamut.
Pretty sure that was an issue only in the 20" displays, and it isn't the most recent ones.
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Pretty sure that was an issue only in the 20" displays, and it isn't the most recent ones.
I think you are correct, but that would mean not all Mac monitors are super duper. Plus, I'd like to see some specs before I believe they would cost $500 minimum from any other manufacturer.

I think you will enjoy your iMac - especially the whole being contained in the monitor bit. Very nice fit pretty much anywhere.
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Yeah I did lose my job, but I got another one!! Making alot more @ Lowes Hardware and my dad spotted me the money for this months rent.

I am only living in an apartment paying my own rent for 3 months, just the summer.

Sorry I didn't make that more clear, but now I work 80 hours a week getting $10/hr so I am happy

Also, about the monitor quality, the guy I am buying it from says it looks amazing and I know that the new ones don't have that issue you guys were talking about. The resolution is 1920x1200 which is pretty ridiculous for a 24" monitor.
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Yeah I did lose my job, but I got another one!! Making alot more @ Lowes Hardware and my dad spotted me the money for this months rent.

I am only living in an apartment paying my own rent for 3 months, just the summer.

Sorry I didn't make that more clear, but now I work 80 hours a week getting $10/hr so I am happy

Also, about the monitor quality, the guy I am buying it from says it looks amazing and I know that the new ones don't have that issue you guys were talking about. The resolution is 1920x1200 which is pretty ridiculous for a 24" monitor.
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post #18 of 35
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I think you are correct, but that would mean not all Mac monitors are super duper. Plus, I'd like to see some specs before I believe they would cost $500 minimum from any other manufacturer.

I think you will enjoy your iMac - especially the whole being contained in the monitor bit. Very nice fit pretty much anywhere.
Well mac monitors are known to be superior to most....
    
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Well mac monitors are known to be superior to most....
It will definitely beat my old samsung 226bw 22"
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Yeah I did lose my job, but I got another one!! Making alot more @ Lowes Hardware and my dad spotted me the money for this months rent.

I am only living in an apartment paying my own rent for 3 months, just the summer.

Sorry I didn't make that more clear, but now I work 80 hours a week getting $10/hr so I am happy

Also, about the monitor quality, the guy I am buying it from says it looks amazing and I know that the new ones don't have that issue you guys were talking about. The resolution is 1920x1200 which is pretty ridiculous for a 24" monitor.
1920x1200 is standard for a 24" widescreen, just so you know.

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Well mac monitors are known to be superior to most....
I'd respond in kind but I'm going to refrain from taking your bait for the sake of the thread.
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