New Mac Buyer, Need Advice.

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by Mews, Jun 12, 2005.

  1. Mews Guest

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    Alright, right now I have a Windows PC with 880MHz and 128MB RAM. As you can see, it needs upgrading. >_> I've been checking out the Mac for a few months now, and I think I'm ready to make the leap. However, the problem is that whole Intel dealy.

    I have $1300 I can spend on this new Mac I plan to get, and I don't want a laptop. Which narrows it down to Mac mini, eMac, or iMac. I honestly don't know what to pick, although I don't think I'll get the iMac since I'll probably have to upgrade in about 2 years or so after that Intel thing is complete. But I really do not want to wait another year with this computer I have.

    Thanks for the help. :D
     
  2. buryyourbrideau macrumors 65816

    buryyourbrideau

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    throwdown for a loaded mac mini and find some kind of CRT monitor
     
  3. jiv3turkey748 macrumors 6502a

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    imac its the best computer for the price after the intel thing there will still be ppc support so you wont have to get a new computer
     
  4. macbaseball macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah I agree. Get an iMac. Those will still be good for most tasks in three to four years. The G5 is the way to go, if you want a computer that will last long past the Intel transition.
     

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