OT new iMac (was PC Surgery)

steve harley pdml at paper-ape.com
Thu Oct 22 23:12:00 EDT 2009

On 2009-10-22 18:25 , paul stenquist wrote:
> I had a look. Very impressive. The top of the line machine now comes
> with a 27-inch backlit LED monitor, a 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
> processor, an ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR3
> memory, and 16 megabytes RAM capacity. It sells for $1999 with 4
> megabytes of RAM. Perhaps that's not inexpensive in PC terms, but it's a
> great deal for a Mac.

the 27" would make a very nice virtual light table; plus you can plug 
other computers in and use it as a monitor; watch out for the glossy 
screen though -- needs a very controlled space, and still might be 
difficult to calibrate

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