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27" iMac and HP ZR2740w 27" Monitor First Impressions
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December 18, 2013
10:16 pm
Eric Reagan
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I picked up a new 27" iMac a couple weeks ago when B&H dropped the price of the previous generation iMac by $300. Specifically, I bought the 3.2GHz Core i5 unit with a nVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX 1GB GPU. I paired the iMac with a HP ZR2740w 27" IPS display.

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December 19, 2013
12:47 am
Mark Treen
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As always Eric, I enjoyed reading your post. It was good to see how you handled this as I'll be in this market soon for a desktop and dual monitor. Thanks!

December 19, 2013
1:34 am
Carl
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Thank you for the review. Can you explain why you chose the model you did versus the Haswell chip 27 inch version for $1630? Also how difficult is it to install the extra RAM? Thanks.

December 19, 2013
1:36 am
Carl
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Sorry typo on email address

December 19, 2013
2:15 am
Eric Reagan
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Well crap. The price has dropped since I bought mine . . . and now you have made me sad. So, if you're in the market, that's a heckuva deal on the Haswell version.

The RAM install is simple. It takes less than 5 minutes with no tools. Just pop the back panel off that covers the RAM slots, move one of the original RAM units up a slot and put your two new RAM units adjacent to one another. Press the panel back on and you're done.

December 19, 2013
2:15 am
Eric Reagan
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Thanks Mark. Glad you liked it.

December 20, 2013
2:28 pm
Carl
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I appreciate it. merci

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