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1920x1200 is standard for a 24" widescreen, just so you know.

I'd respond in kind but I'm going to refrain from taking your bait for the sake of the thread.
Oh that's right, I was thinking about 22" because I know that comes in either one, the 1920 being more expensive
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Well mac monitors are known to be superior to most....
Not all Apple monitors are. You are referring to their HUGELY OVERPRICED Apple Cinema Displays. The displays that go into their computers aren't even near the quality of the Cinema Displays.
 
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Not all Apple monitors are. You are referring to their HUGELY OVERPRICED Apple Cinema Displays. The displays that go into their computers aren't even near the quality of the Cinema Displays.
They are hugely overpriced and they make them look cheap by dropping the price a ton on the apple refurbished page.

anyways.. getting off topic soo lets get back to the matter at hand.

<--- super excited (don't kill my happiness!!)
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Lysdexik, you made a great purchase and you'll be happy with the imac.
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Sorry I didn't make that more clear, but now I work 80 hours a week getting $10/hr so I am happy
Feck that lol! 80hrs for a fiver per hour. I wouldn't even wake up for that... but grats on securing some work.
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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 thought 1500$ for all that is a huge rip off, unless thats a quad core CPU. If anything I would say the majority of the price is in the moniter. I would find out how much he payed for it before shelling that much out for a used computer.

Put Vista on it when you get it though. It will make it better.

Seriously though that moniter would be pretty sick. you should put lots of movies on that computer and make good use of that 24 inch moniter.

And grats on that new job. You should get some Z-5500 speakers to go along with that huge moniter, and a couch to sit to watch/listen.
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Sorry I didn't make that more clear, but now I work 80 hours a week getting $10/hr so I am happy
That's almost 12 hour days, 7 days a week. How the hell...
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Sweet Lucky Man lol My school for some reason even though there budget oh wait they have non bought 15 of them for the library... THey r awesome have fun w. it

What i would do first is Find out how to use a mac if you dont know how. lol
    
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Not all Apple monitors are. You are referring to their HUGELY OVERPRICED Apple Cinema Displays. The displays that go into their computers aren't even near the quality of the Cinema Displays.
Which there cinema displays arnt even that good


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I thought there was something about apple using inferior LCD panels that they say???
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