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Old 08-09-2007, 07:31 AM   #4
Cristen Gillespie
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KT: At some point, I will get up in the middle of the frustrating 3-plus minute wait for Illustrator to launch
I'm not even very far behind this new iMac, but once I have 3 Adobe programs open at the same time, that 4th or 5th starts to cost mightily.

I've tried to gauge what the glossy screen will do to me. Since I correct by the numbers, theoretically I could do an okay job with a B&W monitor. But we're always influenced by what we see, particularly when we've gotten past what is outright impossible, such as navy blue tires<G>. I think I could wind up finding myself disappointed by the printed piece just because it is even more difficult for it to "match" the monitor.

There's still time for me to decide to spend $$$$ more on a Mac Pro, but I'm not terribly happy with that.

Why do these "prosumer" products always seem to give with one hand and take away with the other? <BG>

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