Last gen 2.8Ghz iMac still a good buy?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by upsguy27, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. upsguy27 macrumors 65816


    Jun 25, 2007
    So, I've been looking around at iMacs, and most of the available last gen ones are the 2.8Ghz model. Are these still good? Graphics-wise, mostly. I know it only has a 2600 PRO, are they still good to use?
  2. DesignerOnMac macrumors 6502a


    Jul 23, 2007
    Hard to give you an answer since you give no one any clues as to what your going to use the iMac for!

    I have the first 2.8 Extreme iMac, and as a graphic designer, I use all the software that is needed to do print media and web pages. Since your asking about the generation after mine, you should have no problems etc.,

    Most any version of an intel iMac will work for you.
  3. aaquib macrumors 65816


    Sep 11, 2007
    Toronto, Canada
    Well the 2600 Pro is still much better than the 9400M in the 2.66GHz iMac's.
  4. wildintheory macrumors newbie

    Mar 15, 2009
    I've had the 2.8 Extreme iMac for almost a year and half. It continues to be an exceptional machine. It can handle whatever we throw at it (including some gaming in Bootcamp). I feel like I got great value at full retail price so I'd say since you can get it for less it would be a great machine.

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