Buy iMac now or wait?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by WillMak, Dec 15, 2006.

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  2. psycoswimmer macrumors 65816

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    I just ordered a Refurb 20" iMac C2D today. With any product, especially with the secrecy of Apple, I'd say buy now if you need it, if you can wait a little longer, than do so. If you don't need it that much, you could wait until MWSF on January 9-12 but there probably won't be an iMac update there anyway. The next "big" revision to the iMac will probably include an updated video card and Intel's Santa Rosa platform.
     
  3. WillMak thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Santa Rosa??? So Quad Core!?
     
  4. psycoswimmer macrumors 65816

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    Huh? Santa Rosa is an Intel platform, like "Centrino" is now. Santa Rosa would use Intel Core 2 Duo with better integrated graphics and probably include flash memory for faster startup etc. I doubt the iMacs will use quad-core anytime soon. :confused:
     
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    No. :rolleyes: I think iMacs will be quad core by q4 '07
     
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    Oh, by "anytime soon" I meant by Q2 2007 (a.k.a. when Santa Rosa comes out).
     
  7. AppleIntelRock macrumors 65816

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    Ah. Well, time goes by so fast, one year seems VERY soon.
     
  8. psycoswimmer macrumors 65816

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    It does. I think the older you are the faster it seems to go.
     
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    *Shocked, that 1997 was TEN years ago*
    *Stunned*
    *Wow*
    *I like to use astric's*
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    Congrats on the new iMac psycoswimmer, and I must say that I agree with your advice. :)
     
  11. psycoswimmer macrumors 65816

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    Thanks! I can't wait to get my iMac. I was really surprised by the delivery dates they gave me. I ordered today and it should be here on the 19th!
     
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    Thanks. According to you signature, you don't have one... Are you planning on getting one for Christmas?
     

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