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Sandro5 says

Hi people! Is The Imac the right choice for AE or is it too weak for it (going to do AE temlates for videohive) your opinions are very valuable.

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doru says

I think is too expensive for what they give. Quad processor? this little guy here has quad processor now :)

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adintermedia says

I think for AE Templates in general a 27” iMac is strong enough. However if you’re also aiming at doing some 3D Work with for example Cinema 4D you should bare in mind that as far as i know only the 27” i7 has hyper threading, which means it’ll give you 8 cores to render instead of 4. i’ve been using the 27” i7 iMac since April 2011 and i’m perfectly happy with it’s performance (after manually upgrading the RAM ) for Cinema 4D, After Effects and Premiere. :)

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cloud9communication says

yep imac is great but if you have budget buy mac pro

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InlifeThrill says

For the $ you are gonna pay for a Mac Pro you could get twice as fast PC.. with the the same hardware the Mac uses.. doubled in parameters. An apple fan could prove me wrong I guess. That’s my point of view.

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Balistique says

For the $ you are gonna pay for a Mac Pro you could get twice as fast PC.. with the the same hardware the Mac uses.. doubled in parameters. An apple fan could prove me wrong I guess. That’s my point of view. -inlife
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adintermedia says

For the $ you are gonna pay for a Mac Pro you could get twice as fast PC.. with the the same hardware the Mac uses.. doubled in parameters. An apple fan could prove me wrong I guess. That’s my point of view. -inlife

+1 both MacPro’s components and therefore the momentary prices are quite outdated.

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Mocarg Moderator says

I bought a Mac Book Pro 13” so i could make iPhone apps. That was the only reason. And now when i realized that i will not make apps for another year i feel stupid for wasting 1200e on that…

AE on a Mac was never an option for me because of the reasons Inlife mentioned…

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uniquefx says

I agree with adintermedia : for AE Templates in general a 27” iMac is strong enough.

The iMac was last updated on May of 2011 so there should be a update coming soon(ish). I suggest you wait and see what the new update will offer and make your decision then.

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Sandro5 says

thanks thats the point I will wait some time to see what is the latest update. Im shure that pc configuration will look better on paper but still I think that Imac 27 in real world (windows, wiruses and etc.) will be more stabil. am I right?

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