Getting a 24" iMac for personal use overkill?

natalie

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I may be ordering an iMac soon, and I was wondering if getting the 24" for personal everyday use is overkill. It would be nice to save the $300 and just get the 20". Who here has a 20", and do you think its big enough?
 

chris

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Go for the 24" if you can afford it. You'll appreciate the extra space. It's all relative. It'll seem very big at first, but then you'll wonder how you ever used a smaller monitor.


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Guys this is a dead thread from over 2 years ago. Apple if you intended to reopen it you should have clarified 2 items for new readers. 1. $1694 for a 24 inch iMac is ridiculous as they were selling for $1399 3 months ago. 2. The 24 inch has been replaced by the 27 inch so if you can get the 24 Inch you should get a clearance price to go with it.
 

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Go for the 24" if you can afford it. You'll appreciate the extra space. It's all relative. It'll seem very big at first, but then you'll wonder how you ever used a smaller monitor.


-Chris
I agree. I don't have a 24" iMac, but I have an Acer 23" widescreen monitor with my recently-purchased Mac Mini, and you'll really appreciate the extra screen real estate.
 

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Guys this is a dead thread from over 2 years ago. Apple if you intended to reopen it you should have clarified 2 items for new readers. 1. $1694 for a 24 inch iMac is ridiculous as they were selling for $1399 3 months ago. 2. The 24 inch has been replaced by the 27 inch so if you can get the 24 Inch you should get a clearance price to go with it.
Wow, I didn't even realize it was from 2007! :D
 
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It's great for a laugh. Somehow I was answering a thread a couple months ago that had such an obvious answer that none of the 10 or so posters had offered that I was like, " hey morons"; man I'm glad I finally noticed it was a couple years old and deleted my post!;)