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New imacs

by insane192 / August 8, 2007 3:49 AM PDT

I was getting all geared up getting ready to replace my macbook with a macbook pro!... until yesterday. The new imacs look super cool, super awesome and luckily enough I don't have that many questions for you guys!

I'm looking at the high end configuration with the only changes being a wireless mouse and keyboard.

The only with it being the graphics card. Therefore the only questions I have are:

1. The graphics card is an ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO with 256MB of GDDR3 memory. How does this compare to the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics with 256MB SDRAM in the macbook pro?

2. Will it be able to handle movie editing in final cut express?

3. Will it be able to run most games at default setting? Will the games look awful if not run at 1920 x 1200 or will the card handle this?

4. Is there any way to put a more powerful graphics card in?

Thanks in Advance

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