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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:07 AM   #1
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I would like to ask how many of you are going to buy the new iMac 2012 at least after reading a thorough review of it?
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:31 AM   #2
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i'm buying it as soon as it's available, review or no review
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:33 AM   #3
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As it happens, I'll see reviews of the 21" before I buy, but that's a circumstance Apple and its manufacturing partners created by not having the 27" available at the same time.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:38 AM   #4
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i'm buying it as soon as it's available, review or no review
same here..... oh one question i have been wondering are we allowed to pre-order it or will it just buy it on the day? I remember when i got my 1st Gen iPad there was a pre-order 3 days after they accounted it and 5 days later it arrived a day before launch (if i remember correctly)
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:42 AM   #5
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same here..... oh one question i have been wondering are we allowed to pre-order it or will it just buy it on the day? I remember when i got my 1st Gen iPad there was a pre-order 3 days after they accounted it and 5 days later it arrived a day before launch (if i remember correctly)
Recent pattern suggests Apple does preorders of certain iOS devices but not for Macs at all.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 10:01 AM   #6
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review or no review I am ordering a loaded 27" iMac. Been putting it off for a year and finally have the finances to buy one. Been in the computer field since the mid 80's and working with PC's for over 25 years. Time for a change.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 02:26 AM   #7
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i'm buying it as soon as it's available, review or no review
I usually went to Anandtech.com for all reviews. In this year, I am afraid if I do not buy it as soon as it is released, the shipment will be delayed to next year. Sad
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 09:58 AM   #8
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My 3 year old 27" i7 (one of the first) is still going strong. Maybe next summer.

The real problem is that I don't need increased speed but do need the optical drive and I do clone backups using FW800. So there's no reason to buy short of system failure.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 10:03 AM   #9
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I usually went to Anandtech.com for all reviews. In this year, I am afraid if I do not buy it as soon as it is released, the shipment will be delayed to next year. Sad
thinking now that even if pre-orders become available in december, probably won't get it until 2013 anyways
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 10:52 AM   #10
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I would like to ask how many of you are going to buy the new iMac 2012 at least after reading a thorough review of it?
I'm buying one ASAP.

I don't care if I get a batch which requires a recall, at least I know I've got one and can pay it off.

If I don't act fast enough and they go out of stock, I can imagine there being a 4 week ship date or something.
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i sold a rc gasser helicopter to buy a 27" 2012 if there is a delay i'm hoping i can hang onto the money
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 09:30 AM   #12
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thinking now that even if pre-orders become available in december, probably won't get it until 2013 anyways
Sad to hear that. I cleaned my office room recently just for it.

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I'm buying one ASAP.

I don't care if I get a batch which requires a recall, at least I know I've got one and can pay it off.

If I don't act fast enough and they go out of stock, I can imagine there being a 4 week ship date or something.
You are right. I think somehow I should also trust apple after-sale service.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 10:05 AM   #13
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i'll first be checking out the 21.5" when it is showcased at the stores. i will do so because at that time, the 27" won't be available (or it might but not for purchasing). then based on the reviews of the 21.5" i will go ahead with the purchase of the 27" model.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 06:49 PM   #14
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out of iMac since the beginning of October (sold my fading 2008 model).
will buy a BTO 27" without hesitation when that BUY button will finally show up.
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 07:44 AM   #15
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out of iMac since the beginning of October (sold my fading 2008 model).
will buy a BTO 27" without hesitation when that BUY button will finally show up.
I guess there may be a lot of people doing the same thing. For god sake let it be THIS WEEK.
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