The WORST iMac to buy

Datum objavljivanja: 9. Ruj 2020.
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Apple's transition to ARM hardware hasn't landed yet, but the new 27" iMac was just refreshed. With obsolescence right around the corner, is there any reason you should buy one?
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Komentari

  • iMac 27' with the Retina 5K-display is truly the great workstation for the professional Python/Swift/Java developers or even for editing the 4K or the 8K-resolution videos, the Photoshop, The 3D Graphics, the VR experience and all the other apps! Thanks for the great video, Linus! Apple will give a great example to the other Tech companies if they actually decide to support their Intel-based Macs for year to come just like the announced M1-processor computers on the Special Event!

  • I need to get one for my work as they use apple computers. I need it in the next few weeks. I am a 3d designer so need something with reasonable power. Do I get imac 2020 or the new m1 mac mini!?

  • linus- worst mac to buy. imac lovers-omg this is the best mac ever!

  • I bought a new iMac this week to replace my 2009 iMac that worked fine for eleven years. Thanks for spoiling the fun.....

  • I’ve been weighing this up as want an all in one with a great screen for photo editing. Any alternatives as currently base model is within budget at £1649

  • Shave ur beard i want u hè normaal again

  • The right to ARMS will not be infringed? -- US Constitution 2nd Amendment ?

  • Upgrading from iMac 27” 2017 to 2020 iMac 27” was a great speed up in code builds and running all those hefty Docker containers.

  • I have seen ppl say beat iMac to but but never the worst iMac to but 🖥

  • Many people like MACs because we actually get 5 years out of them. Then we give them to others because they actually still work. Sure support stopped. But ya know. Little kids don’t care. I have yet to have a single Dell besides a $2500+ optiplex last near that. And it only got near it. I know you cater to kids that replace everything in less than 2 years but there a good business reasons for the longevity you are pretty much guaranteed with an Apple purchase.

  • I needed a new Mac now, and I have to say I am beyond happy with my purchase of the 10 core i9 w/5700 xt 16gb. It's fast AF for video editing and 3d rendering. The big difference for me is I am not a tech repair guy and being on a pc setup for over 20 years wore me out. I had issues daily and I don't want to work on my computer like a car. I love that I can sit down and work and not worry about anything.

  • Very knowledgeable

  • I bought an iMac G5 a month before the intel came out.

  • I thought the thumbnail was Logan Paul 😂 *im sorry*

  • PCs are now 3x slower than Macs.... Apple Silicon just burned the entire PC market in its jet blast!

    • Oh yay! Can you find me a video of Battlefield 5 running at ultra settings on the new macs? Thanks, can't wait to see 500 FPS!

  • Dude.... the slacker look honestly doesn't work for you...

  • i got the 2019 version in june :D Can't regret it though

  • Watching Rossman and his description of the 50V next to the cpu lines, the under dimensioned capacitor segment repeated in several places etc, it is obvious for me that apple has a problem with the Pareto principle. The few that did the job are somewhere else.

  • Being able to run Windows via bootcamp is a big plus for me. An Apple silicon mac will be great but its a complete lockdown in apple's ecosystem.

  • You’ll get 5 years at least

  • 8:54

  • facehole

  • I am planning to but a 16-inch macbook for web development, how long do you think softwares are gonna be supported on this laptop?

  • Take a shower!

  • I have a 2015 mid Mac pro with the old usb, still runs has good has the day I brought it / never had any issues with it. Sadly cant play Command and Conquer on it any more .

  • so how will video editing on a mac machine based on an ARM processor be? so far, in my experience, it's pretty crap all around.

  • I’ve had a MacBook Pro 16 since release but now I’m not sure whether to trade it in and use the cash for an upcoming arm MacBook Pro 15 or something. Do you think that any apps that work on Windows x86 will continue to work on intel Macs?

  • OK Linus, if we want an iMac, you wait 2 years and eat grass during that time.... not sure one can agree with your opinion. ARM will come with the laptops first .... BTW, the 7 Core is the best to buy... Permit me not to agree... Written on a 27inch iMac. today. If you need one between now and 2022, what is your recommendation ? Your title does not match your recommendation if you need one now.

  • The price......

  • The "Nano Glass" does diminish sharpness and contrast, making it slightly not as sharp as the non-Nano Glass model. Why? Because that's the price one pays for a no-glare screen. Also, why is everyone saying when apple comes out with "its own silicon" when nVIDIA owns ARM now?

  • Even my hacintosh with a core i5 7200u and 6gb of ram (4gb for vrm) runs quite nice compared to the MacBooks. You wanna know why..... listen up......... IT DOESN'T FUCKING THERMAL THROTTLE.

  • My iMac 🖥 lasted more then 13 years and still alive .

  • Linus uses a Teleprompter. Me joe Biden moment

  • Not a problem, if MacOS support dies on Intel, just install Windows 10. I buy apple products mostly for the hardware and to be fair apple silicon will not provide for bootcamp so you are stuck with just one OS forever. Intel Macs provide for alternate operating systems long past official EoL support

  • I just bought the damn thing, I don’t care.

  • WAIT THERE WERE TWO SPONSORS THIS EPISODE LMAOOOOO

  • Dam my mans grew that beard

  • Is his webcam on in 9:20

  • Linus ironically explains why this is the worst iMac purchase. "Just like our Sponsor..." Don't think Ridge likes this Segway

  • All of them Problem solved

  • Apple users: buy Imac for the price of a Tesla that is a s powerful as a PS3 *what a bargain*

  • 4:09

  • The worst iMac to buy is any iMac. They are all proprietary garbage.

    • @Giovanni A Alvarez Proprietary garbage.

    • Beside the point but just for the sake of argumente: Power: -ICC 110/120v connector. I/O: - USB-A ports - Thunderbolt / USB-C ports - Ethernet port - SD card reader - 3.5mm audio jack Wireless connectivity: - Bluetooth 5.0 Processor is Intel, RAM is industry standard, SSD is industry standard, power supply, fan(s), GPU, you get my point... I don’t see anything that’s proprietary save the OS. 😱

  • It's been a while since Linus trashed an Apple product. Let's go.

  • Why can't they just put iphone camera on the Mac for webcam?

  • idk why apple exist

  • Hey I like your beard it gives you character

  • Go back to their tech support from when they switched away from Motorola to PowerPC. Or even before that when they got their start with Intel?

  • 4 grand for a machine that is on death row.

  • At 2:13 I saw the webcam indicator light up

  • imacs should have touchscreens by this time already..

  • i got the 2019 version in june :D Can't regret it though

  • All those russian spam bots!!! Ughh

  • With apple you basically have to spend money every new launch if you want the best stuff apple has to offer. Apple always screws their customers in the ass

  • *Linus has gone full COVID-19 hair.*

  • Apple Silicone iMac will need to have fans, they will need to have a mega silicon chip if not dual chip and still need GPU card, Probably AMD GPU.

  • Say good bye to Win 10 boot-camp and hello to Windows 10X boot camp.

  • I don't get why having or not having bezels should be an issue of even a passing remark.

  • iMac is already the worse

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