24" iMac thread

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  1. nashstradamus

    nashstradamus New Member

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    Thinking about buying a 24" iMac 2.8 Extreme...

    1. I've heard there are screen issues. Can anyone vouch for this? A lot of stories out there about bleeding and wierd color issues.
    I plan to buy refurbished so hopefully this is not an problem.

    2. Does anyone have experience with running a second large monitor (mine is a 22" samsung) for a dual monitor setup? (im not actually positive that this is possible. please correct me if it isnt) did this affect to performance to any degree? (i will have 2 gigs of apple ram)

    3. has anyone heard about a problem specifically with condensation if it is turned off?

    other than that, if you've got one of these -- post pictures!
     
  2. schmack

    schmack Professional Lurker OT Supporter

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    It has a mini-DVI out. You shouldn't have any problems running a second monitor with the proper converter cable.
     
  3. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Ive never seen that issue with the iMacs, but if you're worried about it, get Apple Care
     
  4. fridexter

    fridexter Active Member

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    Anyone have experiences with a refurbished iMac?

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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    I got my MacBook Pro from a floor model and it works perfect. Also, my dad bought a 20" iMac refurb and has had no issues with it
     
  6. nashstradamus

    nashstradamus New Member

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    yeah i've gotten a refurbished before too and had absolutely no problems

    i just wanted to know if anyone in this forum had a 24" and if they experienced any of the problems ive listed
     
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    don't have one, but i thought the imac screen issues were with the 20" model not the 24".
     
  8. BillyD

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    I have a 24in iMac with 2gb ram. (not refurbished) I havent had any of the issues mentioned above. I purchased the dongle to hook up a second monitor (20in lcd) and it works fine. However, I disconnected it because the 24in screen was enough room for what I do. I don't think you can go wrong with refurbished. They come with the same warranty as new. Get Applecare.
     

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