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Apple Updates iMac

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A good IPS monitor + NUC combination is much better and cheaper than similarly spec'd AIOs.
An NUC + good IPS + 256Gb msata + etc is still going to set you back by $8-900, and hardly an ideal choice if you are setting up an entire office worth of them. Worth considering if you are going to set up for home use though.
 

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An NUC + good IPS + 256Gb msata + etc is still going to set you back by $8-900, and hardly an ideal choice if you are setting up an entire office worth of them. Worth considering if you are going to set up for home use though.
That, and poeple looking at iMacs are typically looking for an AIO specifically. You can only really compare an AIO to other AIOs.
 

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That, and poeple looking at iMacs are typically looking for an AIO specifically. You can only really compare an AIO to other AIOs.
You can technically VESA mount the NUC behind the monitor to turn into an AIO.
 

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AFIK, it's in a somewhat thermally constrained case. Since Performance = Heat, it's only going to go so fast. Admittedly, I haven't done anything recently with my PC that would require hardware better than what's specced in this iMac and even for me, so I think this would be enough for most people. Certainly not enough for a good number of users here though.
its easy to move air with little fans and little noise if everything is in a tight compartment like the imac, seriously one 80mm fan could move enough air over everything in that case to have everything run at stock speeds.
 
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Oh great the ifans are gonna think apple invented SSD/HDD hybrids and 802.11ac now...

*brace for impact*
 
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iMac features a 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and new Iris Pro graphics for unprecedented levels of integrated graphics performance.
For a MAC that is... LOL Marcrapting at is finest.