1. iMore Question's Avatar
    I am trying to avoid buying a whole new computer when desk top monitor i have still looks so good yet im told this is a vintage computer. snow leopard OS

    i hate throwing this away. it seems I use it mostly for email, excel, work, photos. I don't play games or watch movies .
    01-10-2015 02:09 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    It's at the end of its useful life as far as iOS support goes... instead of throwing away, have it recycled. It's lived a good life... and as the movie song goes... "Let it go..."
    01-10-2015 02:28 PM
  3. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    You can also use it as a server.
    01-10-2015 02:40 PM
  4. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    If that's all you use it for, then you can continue to use it for that as long as it turns on and boots up. And knowing Apple products it could continue to run for a long long while.
    That being said, you could consider getting a Mac Mini and then using the 27" iMac as the monitor (although double check that the iMac can be used this way. I think some generations can and others cannot). If that works, then you'll have a new computer but still be able to use that new 27" screen.
    01-10-2015 04:03 PM

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