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#276370 - 2018-05-26 02:14 Apple iMac Pro - Anyone take the plunge yet and purchase? If so, what model?
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Just curious if anyone on this forum did the research and subsequently purchased an Apple iMac
Pro variety, they are quite expensive but I am just curious if anyone on this forum has feedback from
Usage/Experience, it’s now been out for a few Qtrs ... in my current setup my (circa late 2009’) iMac was the processing heart of a multi-zone system, but alas no longer can keep up (and basically fried), I need to make a change.


> 861v8, 818v3, HD722, Oppo 105D, 8KSE L/R, 5.5KHC,5K Rears, DSW, Kaleidescape Cinema One, Roku4K, Apple TV
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#276375 - 2018-05-26 07:57 Re: Apple iMac Pro - Anyone take the plunge yet and purchase? If so, what model? [Re: JRZDRM]
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Greg Wright Offline
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Can you upgrade the boot disc to SSD. I recently did this on my Mac mini 2011 and it’s like a new machine.

500gb ssd was around £100 from Amazon.


M owner since '97
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#276382 - 2018-05-26 12:11 Re: Apple iMac Pro - Anyone take the plunge yet and purchase? If so, what model? [Re: JRZDRM]
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I could only dream of owning one but, if you're up for it, I noticed Apple iMac Pros Discounts over at Macrumors. The article also details other Micro Center deals and refurbed is guaranteed as new so may be worth a punt :O)

~M~


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#276432 - 2018-05-28 03:48 Re: Apple iMac Pro - Anyone take the plunge yet and purchase? If so, what model? [Re: Meridialien]
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Just picked up a 10-core, at a discount. I had upgraded the RAM on my circa 09’ iMac, but the video card fried and was no longer in (replacement Radeon? Sp?) production, it was time... pick it up 6/1, thanks.


> 861v8, 818v3, HD722, Oppo 105D, 8KSE L/R, 5.5KHC,5K Rears, DSW, Kaleidescape Cinema One, Roku4K, Apple TV
> 218, DSP 6K - 2 channel, HD621
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#276433 - 2018-05-28 07:50 Re: Apple iMac Pro - Anyone take the plunge yet and purchase? If so, what model? [Re: JRZDRM]
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Congrats! Sounds like a sweet machine.

M


Mostly harmless. Comfortably numb.
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