iMac: Good deal or not


macrumors 6502
Original poster
Mar 11, 2012
Near Toronto
Someone selling late 2016 iMac for $2000:
Good deal or not (yes Fusion drive):

27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display

With the following configuration:

• 4.0GHz quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 4.2GHz

• 24GB 1867MHz DDR3 SDRAM - two 4GB

• 1TB Fusion Drive

• AMD Radeon R9 M390 with 2GB video memory

• Magic Mouse 2

• Magic Keyboard (English) & User’s Guide

• Accessory Kit


macrumors 6502
Sep 17, 2008
Pass. I've owned a lot of iMacs (personal + business). The only way to go is iMac with an SSD. For our older iMacs, we pay to convert them to SSD -- the difference is astounding. Avoid Fusion Drive, you will regret it -- because in 2018, all platters suck. Period.
Yup, Velin has it exactly right. Once I learned we are talking Canadian dollars I started reading down the specs thinking "hm, this is a pretty good deal" -- until I hit the Fusion.
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