Should I Sell my iMac??????

Discussion in 'iMac' started by austinlallen, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. austinlallen macrumors member

    Jul 30, 2011
    Hi all!!!!!!

    I own a iMac Core i3 3.2 GHz Core i3, 4 GB Ram, 27" Screen, and a 1 TB HDD
    and I need a faster computer with more friendly upgrades than an iMac but i cannot afford a mac pro. Someone wants to buy the iMac from me for $1200. Should i sell my iMac for a better PC????

    I don't mind using Windows since i use it on a daily basis

    Thanks For replies!!!!
  2. iJasonTATE macrumors member


    Aug 2, 2011
  3. obsidian1200 macrumors 6502


    Jun 19, 2010
    Albuquerque, NM
    I wouldn't hesitate to sell that for $1200, personally. The longer you wait on selling the computer, the less you'll be able to get for it.
  4. austinlallen thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 30, 2011
    By the Way should i go with an AMD processor or intel???

    AMD seems to be very good for performance but i have never owned an AMD anyone know????
  5. I AM THE MAN macrumors 6502

    Apr 10, 2011
    Depends what you want to do? You could possibly build your own computer if anything. I personally prefer Intel over AMD. For editing (photo/video), gaming, etc I would look into an intel i7 2600k processor (Sandy-Bridge).
  6. austinlallen thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 30, 2011
    What Brand should i get for the most upgradability
  7. henry72 macrumors 65816


    Jun 18, 2009
    New Zealand
    You should sell it and get a new iMac, Quad-Core i5 is better than the one you've got. By the way, what do you do on a Mac? That's the most important thing. What don't you like about this iMac? Maybe what you need is a SSD + more RAM :)

    However, I don't think you will used to a "DIY PC" :eek: over an iMac :D
  8. Texran macrumors regular

    Mar 12, 2011
    Go with Intel 2600, 2600K if you want to overclock.
  9. 88 King macrumors 6502

    88 King

    Jun 18, 2011
    London, UK
    I think it depends on if you will miss the 27 inch high res screen. If you are happy with a 1080P monitor, than a $1200 Windows PC will be a good choice. Otherwise you could spend a bit more on top to get a 27 inch quad core i5 imac.

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