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Old 01-19-2009, 08:38 PM   #1
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I am planning on purchasing an all in one computer, am interested in the following models :

- sony vaoi : http://www.sonystyle.ca/commerce/ser...n100299n100526

And

- Imac : http://store.apple.com/ca/configure/Z0FH?mco=NzMyNjM1
( with an upgrade to 4gig ram )

I need some opinions on all in one computers, such as reliability and performances.

* I have no experience with mac computers*


thanks !
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:43 PM   #2
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Both are great as media centers.

It depends, what are you trying to do with this?
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Gaming and media center would be my main focus.
I am planning on getting into interior design, when I get into college too.
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Both computers would not be suited for gaming. You'd be better off buying a normal desktop system.
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you could game better on a laptop xD
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The reason I decided to go for all in one computers is because I have a very very small room and therefor space is limited

Anything that is small and compact would help.
I suppose Imac would be the better choice of the two, if I do heavy gaming.

On a laptop ? I do actually XD and I hate it !! the keys are too compact honestly.
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well you cant game all that well with macs. you would have to buy mac games which are kinda limited
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The reason I decided to go for all in one computers is because I have a very very small room and therefor space is limited

Anything that is small and compact would help.
I suppose Imac would be the better choice of the two, if I do heavy gaming.

On a laptop ? I do actually XD and I hate it !! the keys are too compact honestly.
I guess you are limited. An iMac would be a decent gamer with Boot Camp installed. With that budget, you can get a decent Mac Pro or a well suited home built computer.

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well you cant game all that well with macs. you would have to buy mac games which are kinda limited
You could use Boot Camp if you really want to use Windows on a Mac.
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so I cant play say : starcraft 2 , on a mac unless I use boot camp ?
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I don't know. You'll need to look up those specific games to see whether or not they're compatible.

Boot Camp is included in every purchase, so all you need to do is purchase the license to use Windows XP from Microsoft.
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