New cheap iMac better than my old one?

Handle

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Apr 16, 2013
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I currently have a 24" 2009 iMac with a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 8GB of 1067 DDR3 RAM. It has the basic hard drive.

If I bought one of the cheap new 27" iMacs, it would still be much faster than my current one, right?

Any downfalls?

I don't game or do anything very CPU intensive.


EDIT: I see the base model 27" is $1799. Is that the new cheap price?!?! Or are the new ones not up yet?
 

mcnallym

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Oct 28, 2008
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The new "cheap" iMac is only available in 21.5" display size.

http://www.apple.com/uk/imac/specs/

Is the £899 one, that is the new cheap iMac.

I wouldn't have thought is much faster unless something run will make use of any instructions found on the newer cpu's is used.
 

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Apr 16, 2013
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Oh, I see.

I want a 27", so I guess it'll be another year before the new model is out?
 
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