“The problem, though, is that my OWC upgrades made my trusty ol’ iMac too good,” Karcz writes. “With 3TB of SSD storage and 128GB of RAM, in terms of day-to-day memory, it’s better outfitted then every base-model iMac in Apple’s lineup.”
“I could upgrade, but upgrading directly from Apple is a fool’s bargain. Sure, it’s convenient, but you’ll end up paying $2,000 or more for storage and memory you could pick up for less than $1,000,” Karcz writes. “So obviously, taking the DIY upgrade route is the only way to ensure that you get a new iMac with the specs you need that doesn’t cost you as much as a used car. But first you have to do a little bit of homework.”
Much more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Karcz offers some good advice and sound tips to follow for saving beaucoup cash on your new Mac.