imac 24 incher?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by antok86, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. antok86 macrumors member

    Jun 28, 2010
    im looking to buy a used 24 inch imac. then i got to thinking..are there any news of apple bringing back the 24inch line?
  2. SandboxGeneral Moderator emeritus


    Sep 8, 2010
    Orbiting a G-type Main Sequence Star
    Nope. No news of a reprise of the 24" at all.
  3. antok86 thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 28, 2010
  4. antok86 thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 28, 2010
    thanks looking for a used one.
  5. BBC B 32k macrumors 6502

    Aug 5, 2005
    24" iMac is a great buy. Perfect aspect ratio, anti glare as standard. Just get the last version and it will suffice for many years. I have just upped the HD in mine to 1TB - easy upgrade as long as you are a bit tool savvy.
  6. antok86 thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 28, 2010
    is the 2.8ghz version the higher end of the line?
  7. Spyriadon macrumors regular


    Mar 27, 2011
    Good luck finding one i use them all the time in college but personally cannot wait until i get my 27" the larger screen will be very useful.
  8. Badger^2 macrumors 68000


    Oct 29, 2009
    last 24" iMac has the same glass & glare as a new 21" or 27" iMac.

    fastest 24" iMac is the 3.06 C2D with a CTO Radeon 4850.

    You have to go back to the 24" white iMac to get antiglare.
  9. MacHamster68, Mar 28, 2011
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2011

    MacHamster68 macrumors 68040


    Sep 17, 2009
    the 24" are ok ,
    but a little tip avoid by all means the 08 model with the optional GeForce 8800 GS
    (ignore the tip if you got enough cash to replace that card on a regular basis )

    better for the wallet .. settle for the 08 model with the basic spec which was the ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO instead if you plan to use the iMac on your desk instead of dragging it all the time to the apple store , as a side note the 08 models according apple only support up to 4 GB ram , but actually take 6 GB 1x 2GB module and 1x 4 gb module :)

    i personally prefer the white 24" because of the matte display, despite the GeForce 7300GT/ 7600 GT but at least these cards dont fail that often
  10. B.A.T macrumors 6502a

    Oct 16, 2009
    I have the 2009 24" with 2.66ghz processor, 1TB hard drive and 8gbs of Ram and Applecare until August 2012. I'm thinking of an upgrade when the new ones come out. Send me a PM if my machine interests you.
  11. Sirmausalot macrumors 6502a


    Sep 1, 2007
    I was hoping for a return of the 24, but it seems less and less likely.

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