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Old Nov 6, 2012, 10:22 AM   #1
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iMac Purchasing question

I know that the new imacs are coming out, but my question is about the previous one. Some retailers are selling the base 21" imac for $1088

Is it worth it or should I just buy the new one?
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 10:40 AM   #2
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I know that the new imacs are coming out, but my question is about the previous one. Some retailers are selling the base 21" imac for $1088

Is it worth it or should I just buy the new one?
It depends what you need it for. That's roughly $200 cheaper than the low end 21.5" of the new ones. If you don't need the newest of the new the 2011 models are great computers.

The reason I say it depends what you need it for is because, as far as iMac's go, the baseline 21.5" is a little on the weak end. Plenty if you want just basic stuff but maybe not powerful enough if you want it for high end video or sound work.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 10:53 AM   #3
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Check the Apple on-line store for refurbished 2011 21.5" models for $979 + tax.

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I know that the new imacs are coming out, but my question is about the previous one. Some retailers are selling the base 21" imac for $1088

Is it worth it or should I just buy the new one?
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