What's the most you would pay for a 27" or 24" retina iMac?

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  1. Che Castro macrumors 603

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    Do you have a limit in your head

    If apple comes out with one
     
  2. SinisterGoat macrumors newbie

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    I'd love it if it were just the same price increase over the non-retina version that we see now with the MBP.

    But, most likely it will cost more than that differential.
     
  3. nagareru macrumors regular

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    I would pay them about 500$ less than the top end one as the performance would be less. I do not agree at all having the machine work 30-40% if not 50% of its power just to drive the display at a retina scale.
     
  4. Scrapula macrumors 6502

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    I want a 27" but non-retina, thank you. With all the other upgrades that I want, I will still be over $3,000.
     
  5. DisMyMac macrumors 65816

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    Enough to justify a Pro, which I'd prefer anyway if they update it.
     
  6. azentropy macrumors 68000

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    I don't see the big advantage of a retina iMac. For as far away as I would be from the screen the impact would be minimal compared to an iPhone or iPad that I hold much closer. So not too interested in paying a premium for one.
     
  7. davidgnomo macrumors 6502a

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    You must be kidding, aren't you ? 3.500 is more than enough ...
     
  8. forty2j macrumors 68030

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    Retina isn't a premium price feature for me. I'll take it gladly when it's the norm.
     
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    €0 — in the sense that I wouldn't get it unless it came for free. I don't think I'd have much use for retina on a computer, I tried a rMBP in a shop and it didn't strike me as mcuh different as the normal MBP. A little crispier, yes, but nothing that dramatic. Considering that an iMac is kept even farther away, I doubt it would be that important.
     
  11. 12dylan34 macrumors 6502a

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    The same price as a normal iMac with an SSD option, just like the MacBook Pro line. I don't think they'll make one until that's possible, or they decide to take a profit hit because of it.
     
  12. skierbri10 macrumors member

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    You're right I should bump that to $8000.
     
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    Nothing - I want a real CPU and GPU and a good monitor - not a fake GPU and a pretty screen

    Tom
     
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    £2500 - No idea what that is in $

    Thats what I have saved, Ready to go!
     
  17. russofris macrumors regular

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    Probably somewhere between $3500 and 4K. $3500 is my tech budget (including accessories). Going any higher would require that I do it covertly, or convince my spouse.
     
  18. flopticalcube macrumors G4

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    ex-VAT or inc-VAT?
     
  19. iSayuSay macrumors 68030

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    So far so good .. One is willing to pay $8000 for Retina 27" iMac. Not sure if it was a joke.

    Or ..

    Mythical 27" Retina Display .. $1500 (?)
    MacPro hexcore with dual GPU .. $3500

    Total .. $5000 .. And you get a expandable and powerful Mac instead.

    So yeah.. That should be a joke.
     
  20. whitel4 macrumors member

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    Including VAT. Current model I could have bumped up to i7 and most of the extras for that. Also, I get discount on Apple products which helps.

    £2500 is plenty I hope to get the Top of the range iMac (fingers crossed) 2012.

    If its more than its a rip off!!
     
  21. flopticalcube macrumors G4

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    Absolutely. That puts it around US$3400 before local taxes. It better come stuffed to the gills for that. Retina, SSD, RAM.
     
  22. davidgnomo macrumors 6502a

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    Way to go ! Smart move ...

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