imac or macbook?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by BradleyGaulden, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. BradleyGaulden macrumors member

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    ohk so im wanting either an iMac or a macbook for christmas...

    i cant decided between the two...the portability would be nice
    but i dunno..
     
  2. geoffreak macrumors 68020

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    You can also get a last-gen MacBook Pro for the same price as a current gen MacBook. The lowest-end last-gen MBP far outranks the iMac and MacBook
     
  3. Vulcan macrumors 65816

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    ^That.
     
  4. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    i would do this. no brainer imo
     
  5. drichards macrumors 6502a

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    24in iMac, Russian Christmas. Wait till Macworld.
     
  6. adamvk macrumors 65816

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    Honestly? So a 2.4GHZ core 2 duo macbook pro w/ 2gb ram, and an 8600gt 256mb would be faster than the $1500 imac?
     

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