Upgrade the 27" or not?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by MJMac, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. MJMac macrumors newbie

    Jan 22, 2010
    I am new to Apple other than an iPod touch ;) and am an average user of Windows PC's for work, media and a game or two.

    I am migrating to apple this time (I failed to do so a few years ago and bought a Gateway nb when my Asus nb crashed and it was 1/2 price of macbook) so.....

    I like the all-inclusive iMac, it's sexy! and I am leaning towards the 27".

    So.........upgrade it or buy it at the store and take it home?

    If upgrade, to what extent? and if not, why?

    (Just so I understand a little better _ Thanks)
  2. Bennieboy© macrumors 65816


    Jan 15, 2009
    upgrade what? what would you be using the machine for ?
  3. MythicFrost macrumors 68040


    Mar 11, 2009
    IMO the best value for the 27" iMac is the Core i7 @ 2.8GHz, 8GB RAM, ATI Radeon 4850M model.
    But you may not need that, you could do just fine with an Intel Core 2 Duo @ 3.06GHz w/ 4GB RAM and 4670.

    I'd order it from the store, but I'd order the model I listed at the top. What exactly do you use this computer for?

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