Planning on getting an iMac this year (2018)

Discussion in 'iMac' started by louieboy74, Jul 4, 2018.

  1. hitme64

    hitme64 PhilMUG Addict Member

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    The best time to buy an iMac in 2018 is on 2019. Period.
     
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    Plug an external monitor and see if it works. If it does, that could be a dead LCD or a busted cable. If it's the same, then it's your GPU/Logic Board.
     
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    If you’re getting an iMac get an AppleCare too. At least you’ll get 3 years out of it. Then you’ll start paying for repairs!
     
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    Planning to buy iMac 21" next month. Should I buy or should I wait for the new one?

    Planning to get this config:
    • 3.6GHz quad-core 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 4.2GHz
    • 32GB 2400MHz DDR4
    • 512GB SSD
    • Radeon Pro 560 with 4GB video memory
    • Magic Mouse 2
    • Magic Keyboard - US English
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    ^27" screen makes a huge difference.
     
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    Thanks for the input!

    Was thinking about it but with the config I want, there would be a huge price difference if ill get the 27" :( Kinda torn if I should sacrifice i7 to compensate 5K retina :/
     
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    ^Let us know what you'll do with that computer, so we can tell you if that processor (i7) is overkill or otherwise.
     

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