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Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo

Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo
alaScore 78

6 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 6 reviews)

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Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo

 

Rosetta ensures compatibility with most PowerPC programs ; Mini-DVI port with extended-desktop support ; Large-cache Intel processor delivers performance boost for Apple software and other native applications ; Dual-core ; Elegant, space-saving design...

No support for Classic applications ; Significant speed penalty for non-native software ; Users can no longer do routine hardware repairs ; No productivity software included

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Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo

 

I'm a long-time Mac user. This computer was an upgrade from a 20" iMac G4 (the lamp-like one with articulating arm and half-dome). I also own a MacBook Pro 15.4", which I've reviewed elsewhere on PriceGrabber.This is a stunningly good computer, a...

Fast, very quiet, beautiful screen, monitor spanning, runs OS X+ Windows+Linux, handy built-in webcam, highly portable(!)

Finicky SuperDrive, mushy keyboard

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Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo

 

This is a great computer overall, save for a couple of things. First the stock RAM on this model is 512MB and OS X Tiger performs much better with 1 GB. A cheap upgrade, but a complaint regardless. Second, the Mighty mouse is awful. The ball and only a...

Compact, quiet, pretty speedy, good value for the money

Mighty mouse, 512MB stock RAM, HD not easy to upgrade

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Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo

 

I wished Apple had waited a little bit before making a big deal about these, as I got one as my first Mac purchase when they came out, and no one, I mean NO ONE, knew what the hell I was doing, including myself, but after a few weeks, I caught on....

attractive looking, easy to use, everything you need is in the box, you are the first to try out the new Mac, and know more than the usual person about them

no one knows how to use this, you never know if software is going to run on it, and you don't know why, Adobe stuff can't run, no Acrobat Reader (just Preview)

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Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo

 

These are not a blueberry old school computers, the internet highway is fast so don'texpect a 56k dial up ,(WHAT ??) save your 50 bucks for an adaptor and get connected to the new millenium for 25 bucks, (or cheaper)If you buy a Hummer, don't buy cheap...

awsome, fast, WIDGETS!!!!! DUO processor, E-Z , and E-I (everything included) sorry, windows, no wonder Bill Gates steped DOWN, DOWN, DOWN

This collum should not exist

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Apple 17-inch iMac Core Duo

 

No modem. What were they thinking? Not everybody has broadband. I do, but my Dad doesn't; I bought this as a gift to replace his aging original iMac. So much for building everything you need into one great package. Now I have to shell out $50 for a...

Remarkably easy to use, especially for non-computer-geeks

No modem

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