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Old Jul 28, 2010, 12:52 PM   #1
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Default iMac and MacPro updates

From Apple's press release:

http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2010/07/27imac.html

July 27, 2010—Apple® today updated its all-in-one iMac® line, widely praised as the world's best desktop computers, with the latest Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors and powerful new graphics. Starting at $1,199, the new iMac line is the fastest ever with dual-core processor speeds up to 3.6 GHz, quad-core speeds up to 2.93 GHz and discrete graphics including the powerful ATI Radeon HD 5750.

The new 21.5-inch 3.06 GHz Intel Core i3 iMac, for a suggested retail price of $1,199 (US)


http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2010/07/27macpro.html

July 27, 2010—Apple® today unveiled a new Mac® Pro line with up to 12 processing cores and up to 50 percent greater performance than the previous generation.* Featuring the latest quad-core and 6-core Intel Xeon processors, all-new ATI graphics and the option for up to four 512GB solid state drives (SSD), the new Mac Pro continues to deliver amazing performance and expandability for the most demanding consumers and professionals.

The new quad-core Mac Pro, with a suggested retail price of $2,499 (US)
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Old Oct 1, 2010, 5:31 AM   #2
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Default Don't forget the mac mini

The mac mini sells for $699 US dollars, witha dual 2.4 ghz processor, 2gb's of memory and a 320gb hard drive.

More memory can be added and a larger hard drive as an option.

The mini's are great machines. Mac OSX is extremely virus resistant and ships with tons of free, useful software.

I've been using mac mini's for several years now, and have hooked up a number of my clients with them for their families.

Obviously a mac mini isn't a "Mac Pro" or a high end Imac which is aimed at professional users, but it wasn't so long ago when the high end "pro" macs were no more powerful than the current mac mini.
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