Sources: Bloomberg, Cult of Mac
quote: What is worse is that when the iMac hardware is obsolete in 2-4 years you have to discard a perfectly good IPS screen as well. The EPITOME of American wastefullness.
quote: A monitor is useful for a much longer period of time than the computer itself. If the components were SEPARATE or detachable than the display could be retained when a new computer is purchased - saving several hundred dollars. Remember, the iMacs have expensive IPS screens.
quote: If my LCD monitor shits the bed, I go get a nice new 27" LCD for like 250 bucks.
quote: It isn't worth getting PCI slots over IMHO. Better to get a fast computer with a great monitor, and then if you want to upgrade you can just sell the whole thing and get a good amount back from the sale.