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Subject: [Leica] OT: different Apple desktops
From: Frank.Dernie at (Frank Dernie)
Date: Wed Mar 12 10:27:36 2008
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Mainly PCI slots and I think the memory is less than 16 Gb. I use  
external esata discs so a Mac Pro or Macbook pro are necessary for  
me.  Frank

On 12 Mar 2008, at 07:05, Nathan Wajsman <> wrote:

> Since a lot of you out there are Mac folk, I thought I'd ask your  
> opinion on this. I am tempted to get one of the Mac desktops. I  
> always thought that I needed one of the Mac Pro models due to their  
> horsepower and memory expansion possibilities, but now I see an iMac  
> 2.8 Ghz 24" for a very reasonable price, several hundred Euros less  
> than a Mac Pro. Memory expandable to 16 GB, 500 GB hard disk, 8x  
> Superdrive etc.
> What do I really give up if I go for the iMac compared to a Mac Pro?
> TIA,
> Nathan
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