27" iMac 2020: Good Time to Buy a Mac?

Unboxing the new 27 inch 2020 iMac, first impressions and testing the Nano Texture
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50 Comments

  1. Saša Bogdanov on March 19, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    I’m sorry to ask this but why these Apple computers look like they’re dated 1993? Apple designers dead? 😜

  2. ITZ_KayliahPlayz on March 19, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    Can I get your old 1?

  3. Vikram Antin on March 19, 2021 at 10:29 pm

    I just bought one with the mid level base model. No upgrades at all. Now, I’m not a power user by any means and sometimes use lightroom to spruce up my photos. Other than that it is mostly browsing and watching videos. I am not sure I would need too many upgrades as I already have 512GB storage and 8GB Ram with the 5300 video driver. Please advise if I need to upgrade to future proof it if I start doing some small time video editing. I’m receiving it on 11/19 and I can return it and order the upgrade if you guys think I’m missing out on some critical upgrades. I still don’t get what the 10Gigabit network thing does, so there is that.
    ps: I did buy some accessories to go along with it. A samsung touch id T7 – 1GB external ssd, a rain design base for iMac 27 and a caddy called backpack by Twelve South…. I plan to upgrade RAM at a future time if I find this setup inadequate.

  4. Peter Agostini jdcap26 tips an repairs and hobbies on March 19, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    Wanted to see boot time and how many programs that can at once?

  5. Johann Wolf on March 19, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    Typical apple… ship everything with matte sceen for years… take it away… then charge a premium for it.

  6. Starboy27 Myrie on March 19, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    Can I have the old imac😅😅😅

  7. Pixie Studio on March 19, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    thank you because guide me to bought the new imac 27

  8. darkbrian on March 19, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    this part 10:32

  9. En G2 on March 19, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    First time asking this, since I don’t have this fancy stuff, but does this iMac is a nice combo with the new Mac mini? Since the new Mac mini will be using the M1 chip, the Apple Silicon.

  10. gmenclik on March 19, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    imho the nanoscreen only makes sense if you’re sitting near a big window or something else with bright light shining on your screen. The downside of the nanoscreen is, that it degrades the sharpness of the display, so when you need to have perfectly sharp pictures don’t take the nanoglass

  11. Jenny Wu on March 19, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Ah loving it I’m currently using 2017 imac and it’s great but looking to upgrade once the imacs get the m1 chip or higher upgrade

  12. Tim Ruiz on March 19, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    Cam looks so much better. The sound from the mic could be better but an external mic would solve that. I am picky though.

  13. Jesse Booth on March 19, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    University guy here. My hp laptop is slowing down so thinking of getting an apple product as my iPhone and Powerbeats pro headphones are all the same. Have no clue what to get. I zoom and write papers but that’s basically it. What should I buy. Was gonna get another laptop but I’m thinking to go IMac desktop as I like a full keyboard and such. I’m not wealthy but if it’s for my education for the next few years I’ll consider it an investment. Any advise?

  14. Bon G on March 19, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    Keep up the spirits!

  15. Antoniocc on March 19, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    the progress bar sticking out under the apple looks like a horrible appendicitis puncture unfit for a graphic designer.

  16. Pineapple Bread on March 19, 2021 at 10:43 pm

    Lmfao u didnt upgrade the old one to big sur. Tsk tsk tsk. Poor bastard doesnt know what patch is.

  17. Garry Wan on March 19, 2021 at 10:45 pm

    The iMac with the anti reflective coating looks like a fake plastic iMac with a cardboard image xD

    But it’s pretty impressive! Pretty expensive as well!

    Sent from my iMac 2030 8K M9X 4.0 GHz

  18. Graham Roth on March 19, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    My 21inch 4k mac with the 8GB of ram is painful when rendering in lightroom, I do have the 4GB video card too, thinking the 27inch i7 or i9 next and doing the ram myself

  19. Gold Eddie on March 19, 2021 at 10:50 pm

    There it is again. The feeling of something that is standard in future. Look at that screen. So beautiful.

  20. Dan Liu on March 19, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    I was told the 2020 iMac can’t use another iMac as a display, is it true ? I am using thunderbolt 3 adapter and thunderbolt cable to connect the two but getting no reaction from my 2012 iMac when pressing command f2 , I’m not sure what to try next.

  21. SATSifaction on March 19, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    Am i the only one at the edge of my seat hoping his iMac doesn’t fall off the table…so close to the edge.

  22. The very not friendly channel on March 19, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    How much is this

  23. Jason Now What on March 19, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    How low is that ceiling? Or are you 6’9”?

  24. Elysian Lagom on March 19, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    I want 😍😍😍😍

  25. 4zap7 on March 19, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    There’s never a good time to buy a Mac

  26. MartyMcFly85 H on March 19, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    I got one of those it’s a core duo 12 gb ram it’s one with fat back when was mine made as im unsure ?

  27. Michelle Larson on March 19, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    Getting mine tomorrow, Dec. 8. 27" 10Gen 8G DDR4 with 1TB. I have a 2015 27", but after the Big Sur update, it seems to be running a little janky. I get paranoid about things like this, so I bought, what will hopefully be, the Last "Intel" desktop from Apple. Thanks for the overview. PEACE.

  28. Alex French girl on March 19, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    Any idea how to connect the new iMac to a Macbook Pro 2019? I’m at a loss with the Thunderbolt 3 entries on each computer.

  29. Ant Brad on March 19, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    Hi, I’ve just purchased to 27” iMac last week, installed an extra 32GB RAM but find the fan constantly spinning!! And that happens when I’m running 4 to 5 safari tabs… surely this is not right?!?

    I haven’t tried Logic Pro yet but this would be a nightmare! I have the MacBook Pro and I’d need to be running heavy video editing before this happens! So far I’m really dissapointed in this machine 🙈

  30. Thomas Fancy on March 19, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    late 2013 inch imac 0:04

  31. Praneeth Peiris on March 19, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    A few months after the M1 release, would you still recommend this device?

  32. Shrey Gaming on March 19, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    I don’t know how to use macOS but this looks good

  33. Amit Suden on March 19, 2021 at 11:08 pm

    You are TOOOOO Good – SOOO IMPRESSIVE – Outstanding

  34. Jay & Joyce on March 19, 2021 at 11:09 pm

    Hello
    Can I buy an IMAC 8gb RAM then buy the 32gb RAM from the link you provided to upgrade?

  35. You know me... on March 19, 2021 at 11:09 pm

    1080p cam is ok. But still, your studio cam, the Canon is much much better. Apple doesn’t show us how many fps for 1080p cam. As I see you, it’s not very high.

  36. TWYLA on March 19, 2021 at 11:11 pm

    Thank you

  37. Johann Wolf on March 19, 2021 at 11:12 pm

    I want a 2013 inch imac

  38. Jean-Claude de Shable on March 19, 2021 at 11:14 pm

    Apple iMac simply ROCKs … The thing is that I will keep my 2016 iMac 27" and yes, most probably buy another iMac 27" rather soon as once the Apple processors come in play on iMac’s most probably you will not be able to upgrade your ram via 3rd party products as is the case at the moment.

  39. Mark Rheault on March 19, 2021 at 11:18 pm

    Yes. I was thinking the same thing. Rather buy the perfected machine now than the hot new unperfected thing later. Matter of preference though (I just bought one btw – great review/discussion points).

  40. valiant1968 on March 19, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    I’m waiting to see if the 2020 iMacs have ironed out the quality issues I’ve seen in my iMacs over the last 15 years. It’s either been a bad LCD, bad power supply, or bad graphics card.
    It’s pretty sad when my 35 yr old Mac Plus still turns on, and boots without issue, but my 27” iMac needs the graphics card replaced… again.

  41. Teri Weronko on March 19, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    Do you think 1 TB is the minimum ssd one should get in this imac ( i am a hobby photographer with a 2 TB library… thanks, love your videos!

  42. thakingbarry on March 19, 2021 at 11:21 pm

    you it kinda flat at the front but at the bac its fat

  43. max factor on March 19, 2021 at 11:22 pm

    how someone can but a Computer with 1.5-inch bezel screen in 2020 ? Must be idiot I bet

  44. Nat Freethinker on March 19, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    its the price of a car, apple are so good to put the basic model and than having to add 1000 extras to get what we really need …thar sucks

  45. Keith Peters on March 19, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    What do you use and iMac for… just internet racing? Or do you actually do work on it?

  46. Big Tony on March 19, 2021 at 11:24 pm

    Does this support iTunes libraries .? ..I have a 2013 ..21 inch iMac that’s on it’s last legs and want to upgrade to the 27 inch and was hoping i can still use my iTunes library as i have 7 years of music to export ,, I read somewhere that the new macs don’t have it ..
    Thanks
    Tony

  47. Sasha Gift on March 19, 2021 at 11:24 pm

    The difference in camera quality of the iMac 27 inch 😲😲😲

  48. Dominick Balestri on March 19, 2021 at 11:25 pm

    Is it still worth it?

  49. Stringman1950 on March 19, 2021 at 11:25 pm

    Good review. Informative, sharp, and not silly. Kudos.

  50. Aiden O'malley on March 19, 2021 at 11:25 pm

    Who can afford this stuff lol I’d much rather paint my pc case and install a mac os theme on it and slap a apple sticker on it haha hackintosh

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