I Got it!

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by Dino679, Feb 6, 2004.

  1. Dino679 macrumors newbie

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    Hey folks, got my 17" iMac today...GREAT deal at local Microcenter....Brand new 1ghz machine WITH panther! $1299, thier website is out of them but local stores have them by nice quanity....getting used to this bright screen ...I have a slight headache so far...It Deff needs more ram then the stock 256mb explorer is sluggish, safari is nice..welp talk to you all later, wh0h000
     
  2. CmdrLaForge macrumors 68040

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    Congrats ! Sounds like a great deal ! Hope you are happy with your new Mac. Definitly more RAM will help.

    Cheers
     
  3. virividox macrumors 601

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    congratulations!!! i second the need for extra ram.
     
  4. coolguy1382002 macrumors newbie

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    i got one two

    I bought that same system on microcenter online last week!!! I love it!!!! I went from my 800 ibook which i thought was great untill i saw the flawless screen on my new imac for only 1299 17" and a superdrive!!!!! Too excited putting 512 more ram in it today..that was only 99 dollars at crucial.com congrats:D
     
  5. Dino679 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    yes, im going to order today from crucial as well, free 2 day shipping too !
    a bit afraid to install it though, dont wanna damage lcd when I tip it upside down oh well, Ill read online what to do I guess lol.
     
  6. Dino679 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Quick question, should I put the panther upgrade cd in while I only have 256mb ram?....just want to make sure it wont run sluggish..tanks..Dino.
     
  7. virividox macrumors 601

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    i suggest you upgrade the ram before you upgrade to panther.

    but run the hardware test first to make sure it not bad ram
     
  8. FriarTuck macrumors 6502

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