Which Imac 27 would you keep?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by jclee, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. jclee macrumors newbie

    Jan 27, 2010
    So i received my replacement today and I'm comparing the two 27 i7's as we speak.

    week 7 imac
    -quiet hard drive (i never thought this was an issue until i got this new one)
    -no buzzing noise when screen brightness was turned down
    -somewhat worse screen than my old one (yellowing appears to be across the right side)

    week 6 imac
    -loud hard drive (not really)
    -buzzing noise when screen brightness was turned down
    -better screen (minor yellowing across the bottom)

    Which one should I keep??
  2. gan6660 macrumors 65816


    Aug 18, 2008
    Neither get another replacement its a $1700+ machine it shouldnt have any problems.
  3. MMM.PWR macrumors 6502


    Sep 21, 2009
    If I had to keep one I'd pick the second one. Unless this is your work computer and you work in absolute silence, I imagine you won't hear the hdd or the buzzing when the tv is on or if you're listening to music.

    I would not settle for either of *those*. There are better machines out there - I just received a week 7 with minor to NO yellowing, no buzzing or hard drive problems. It's just the backlight bleeding that bothers the **** out of me.

    Good luck
  4. Jaro65 macrumors 68040


    Mar 27, 2009
    Seattle, WA
    I agree with gan6660. Get the machine you're happy with.
  5. JMartin23 macrumors member

    Dec 28, 2009
    how were you able to keep both?

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