My new iMac 27" 2T arrived today. A week 11 model, it is my second unit for use at my alternative work location (the first is at home where I do 75% of my work). Any worries I had that I might receive a unit with the problems mentioned by other unlucky buyers have proved unfounded. Only one day's use, but this is perfect so far. It improves even on my other unit which I've had since January and which I considered excellent. Those improvements are: 1) Total elimination of even a hint of light bleed in the corners when viewed with the panel angled correctly. The earlier model shows a very slight highlighting in the corners which I considered of no consequence and exactly like my previous (very fine) 24" Cinema Display, but this newer unit eliminates even that when carefully adjusted for viewing. DVD black bars at top and bottom of the screen have a very even look with all room lights dimmed. 2) Sony Optiarc DVD drive which I prefer to the very capable but slightly noisier-when-loading LD model. 3) Last but not least, EXCEPTIONALLY even and tinge-free display. The other unit is also tinge free but the lighting on this new one is so even across the whole width, height and edges, that it has an almost indefinable "solidity" to it. When viewing any flat color, light or dark, it's almost as if there is a solid piece of colored card beneath the glass, with no hint of variance in illumination. Sitting right next to the new unit, the earlier one seems very slightly "colder" and the newer seems to have a touch less blue and is apparently a tiny bit warmer, but not at all "yellow". Seeing this, I would suggest the newer unit is an even more inviting viewing experience than the other, and that some adjustments have indeed been made by Apple in the last couple of months. Of course, I won't be using the units side by side, so this is of no great consequence as both are fine. The difference I'm talking about would not be noticed by 98% of people, I'm sure. Nevertheless, if I had to choose to keep only one of the units, I'd pick the newer one, for that extra "something" I mentioned earlier which is hard to describe – a solidity of appearance that tells one this is as "right" as one has seen. The new unit's hard drive (Hitachi) is slightly less silent than the earlier one, with a low-pitched hum that isn't a big deal. No pixel problems (as ever I haven't checked iSight as I have no interest in it). No scratches on the first couple of CDs loaded either. If anything spoils the party in the next week or two, I'll add the info to this post, but on arrival, this one is better than I hoped for.