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Apple iMac 20-inch, early 2008 (MB323, MB324)

Apple iMac 20-inch, early 2008 (MB323, MB324)
alaScore 94

175 reviews

Jul, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 175 reviews of Apple iMac 20-inch, early 2008 (MB323, MB324). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and size. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, design, size, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple iMac 20-inch, early 2008 (MB323, MB324) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iMac 20-inch, early 2008 (MB323, MB324)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Apple iMac 20-inch, early 2008 (MB323, MB324) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk.

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iMac 20-inch, early 2008 (MB323, MB324)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Apple iMac 20-inch, early 2008 (MB323, MB324) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability.

usability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

iMac Pro puts the soul of a Mac Pro to an iMac body

 

The iMac Pro is everything we thought it would be -- good and bad.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Apple's 5K iMac impresses expert eyes

 

The 27-inch iMac gets a stunning new screen for photo and video pros, but few other changes.

The new 27-inch Apple iMac adds a stunning 5K display for not much more than last year's high-end model. The design, while not updated, remains the gold standard for all-in-one desktops.

Except for the new screen and a different GPU, the components are essentially unchanged from last year's version. The high starting price only gets you a mid-level Core i5 processor.

Apple skips 4K and goes directly to what the company calls a 5K display in this expensive, extravagant all-in-one iMac desktop that will appeal to photo and video professionals -- or anyone else looking for the best possible screen resolution.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Apple updates the slim iMac with faster processors, Wi-Fi, and graphics

 

The new iMac looks the same, but adds Intel's Haswell chips, plus 802.11ac wireless, faster SSDs, and new Nvidia GPUs.

With the addition of Intel's Haswell chips, plus 802.11ac wireless, faster SSD hard drives, and new Nvidia GPUs, the latest ; is a thoroughly up-to-date desktop.

Other big-screen all-in-one systems have handy extras missing here, such as touch screens and HDMI inputs.

Anyone who bought last year's redesigned iMac doesn't need to upgrade, but for owners of older models or anyone looking to switch, the latest 27-inch Apple iMac offers a wide-ranging set of internal upgrades.

Mar, 2014

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com)

Price competition hurts Apple's smaller iMac

 

Windows vendors are good at cramming in features at low cost, a competitive reality that makes the 21.5-inch iMac look too expensive.

Apple's attention to detail extends to the 21.5-inch version of its thin-looking ; .

Windows-based all-in-one PCs offer tough hardware competition in the sub-$1,400 price range.

The 21.5-inch iMac will be a compelling lower-cost all-in-one for Mac loyalists, but you can get more capabilities from similarly priced Windows all-in-ones.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com)

Apple iMac (spring 2011) review: Apple iMac (spring 2011)

 

Apple iMac (spring 2011)

As the most-affordable iMac, the ; offers competitive speed, the unique potential of its Thunderbolt port, and Apple's trademark design leadership.

The 21.5-inch iMac isn't the best all-in-one for home entertainment, and its performance competitiveness suffers without an option for more video memory.

Apple's $1,199 iMac doesn't offer the same home entertainment features as Windows-based all-in-ones, but its speed, looks, and the future utility of its Thunderbolt port make it a strong choice for performance-sensitive professionals.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com)

Apple iMac (summer 2010) review: Apple iMac (summer 2010)

 

Apple iMac (summer 2010)

Largest display among all-in-one desktops; best-in-class productivity and gaming performance; DisplayPort provides home entertainment flexibility; SDXC card slot supports cards up to 2TB in size.

Connecting external video devices requires an extra, expensive adapter because it lacks an HDMI port; no Blu-ray drive; runs hot.

Apple's new $1,999 iMac comes with a faster CPU and a new graphics card, helping this 27-inch all-in-one desktop stay as competitive in performance as it already was in screen size. Despite the still-frustrating absence of an HDMI port, we have no...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com)

Apple iMac (Winter 2009) review: Apple iMac (Winter 2009)

 

Apple iMac (Winter 2009)

Best-in-class design; competitive performance in its price range, especially for multitasking; capable mainstream gaming performance.

Windows all-in-one vendors offer 20-inch or larger all-in-ones for less; not as well-suited as a dedicated digital entertainment system as some other all-in-ones.

A few other all-in-ones make this 20-inch iMac look expensive on a dollars-per-screen-inch basis, but none are as attractive or as capable juggling multiple programs. With a fast dual-core CPU and a strong array of features, Apple's updated all-in-one...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Service and support

 

Apple iMac

Attractive all-in-one design; vivid wide-screen display; great software bundle for home users.

Little room for expansion; so-so service and support.

The iMac's 20-inch display makes both work and play a lot easier on the eyes, if not on the wallet.

Feb, 2004

Expert review by : Mike DeAgonia (computerworld.com)

Apple's 27-in. iMac 'the ultimate all-in-one' computer

 

The latest model offers a two-punch combo of beauty and brawn

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Melissa J. Perenson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Apple iMac

 

Supersleek all-in-one system offers great image quality.

Sleek, all-in-one design, improved screen quality

All-in-one design limits expansion

As appealing as the new iMac is, with the Leopard operating system coming this month, I'd recommend holding off. If you do, you'll get the new OS preinstalled.

Oct, 2007

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