Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Computer Room / Office › Apple iMac 27"
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Apple iMac 27" - Page 2

post #11 of 14
I bought my first MacBook just to try. I was new to the OSX operating system and everything an I really like it. The build quality it probably some of the best around.

That iMac is sure going to be expensive though.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Core i7 930 @ 4004Mhz 1.29 V Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R XFX Radeon 6970 nVidia 8800GTX 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
G. SKILL 6GB 1333Mhz @ 1455Mhz OCZ Vertex 3 120GB / Seagate 500GB Lite-On DVD-RW TSSTcorp DVD/RW 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Prolimatech Megahalems Windows 7 x64 Professional Samsung S24A350H Dell 20" LCD 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
MAG 17" LCD Samsung 50" Plasma  Focus FK-2001 Mechanical Corsair TX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master Storm Scout (Modded) Razer Abyssus Disney's Mickey Mouse with circuits JVC MX-GT700 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Core i7 930 @ 4004Mhz 1.29 V Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R XFX Radeon 6970 nVidia 8800GTX 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
G. SKILL 6GB 1333Mhz @ 1455Mhz OCZ Vertex 3 120GB / Seagate 500GB Lite-On DVD-RW TSSTcorp DVD/RW 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Prolimatech Megahalems Windows 7 x64 Professional Samsung S24A350H Dell 20" LCD 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
MAG 17" LCD Samsung 50" Plasma  Focus FK-2001 Mechanical Corsair TX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master Storm Scout (Modded) Razer Abyssus Disney's Mickey Mouse with circuits JVC MX-GT700 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 14
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
Do you plan on gaming? At my work I have a 24" dual core iMac of the previous generation from early 2009. I secretly have Steam installed on it and play Counterstrike late at night when I'm bored or waiting on a reaction (I work in a university lab).
I don't plan on gaming, but if I did, it would be a RPG or Racing. I learned my lesson back in the day when I bought consoles and PC games - after a few months, I was burned-out on them and never touched them since.

You're right, I was a little disappointed in the graphics card choices. Mine has the ATI 5750 1GB card.
27" Apple iMac
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5 Quad Core 2.8GHz ATI 5750 1GB 4GB 1TB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
CD/DVD/RW/R MAC OSX 64bit w/ Boot Camp Vista 32bit 27" Widescreen Cinema (IPS) Apple Wireless Keyboard 
Mouse
Apple Magic Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
27" Apple iMac
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5 Quad Core 2.8GHz ATI 5750 1GB 4GB 1TB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
CD/DVD/RW/R MAC OSX 64bit w/ Boot Camp Vista 32bit 27" Widescreen Cinema (IPS) Apple Wireless Keyboard 
Mouse
Apple Magic Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 14
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by un1b4ll View Post
Posting from my 27", I love it. Highly recommended, but you might want to think about waiting till sandy bridge comes to Apple.
I considered that, but decided to take the plunge now. If I waited for SB to hit iMac, I'd might as well wait for Ivy Bridge. It's a never-ending struggle against THE MAN.
27" Apple iMac
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5 Quad Core 2.8GHz ATI 5750 1GB 4GB 1TB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
CD/DVD/RW/R MAC OSX 64bit w/ Boot Camp Vista 32bit 27" Widescreen Cinema (IPS) Apple Wireless Keyboard 
Mouse
Apple Magic Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
27" Apple iMac
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5 Quad Core 2.8GHz ATI 5750 1GB 4GB 1TB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
CD/DVD/RW/R MAC OSX 64bit w/ Boot Camp Vista 32bit 27" Widescreen Cinema (IPS) Apple Wireless Keyboard 
Mouse
Apple Magic Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
Dont buy now, refresh coming soon. I have one for work only and I love it, 27" core I7 2.9 w/ 16GB ram. Works great as a workstation. For home I have my sig rig, which is needed for gaming
This.

They're terrible for gaming (like all Macs) because of the lack of drivers btw. If you bootcamped Windows on there and installed drivers your experience (though still mediocre) would be 2x better than running it native on OSX.
CMLXXX - RAMPAGE
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core™ i7-980X [4.1GHz] 1.32v Asus Rampage III GENE EVGA GeForce™ GTX 1080 FTW 6GB Corsair Dominator GT 1600MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
500GB Samsung 850 PRO 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Corsair H100i + 2x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp™ U2410 Rev A04 Ducky DK 9008-BELLB CherryMX Browns OCN Edition! Corsair HX620W Corsair 350D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G502 Zowie G-RF HiFiMAN HE-400 Objective 2 + Objective DAC 
AudioAudio
Creative Sound Blaster Z Logitech Z-5500 
  hide details  
Reply
CMLXXX - RAMPAGE
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core™ i7-980X [4.1GHz] 1.32v Asus Rampage III GENE EVGA GeForce™ GTX 1080 FTW 6GB Corsair Dominator GT 1600MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
500GB Samsung 850 PRO 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Corsair H100i + 2x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp™ U2410 Rev A04 Ducky DK 9008-BELLB CherryMX Browns OCN Edition! Corsair HX620W Corsair 350D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G502 Zowie G-RF HiFiMAN HE-400 Objective 2 + Objective DAC 
AudioAudio
Creative Sound Blaster Z Logitech Z-5500 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Computer Room / Office
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Computer Room / Office › Apple iMac 27"