The Best Apple Computer For The Money in 2020 – And Why

The Best Apple Computer For The Money in 2020 – And Why

In this video we discuss what we think is the best Apple computer you can buy for the money in 2020. What is the best value in Apple computers right now and why? Watch this video to find out.

We all know that Apple computers can be expensive. They are always quite a bit more expensive than a PC computer with similar hardware. In fact, that is usually almost always true except for one model of Apple computers that is different and can be classified as a real value. In this video we cover what is the best value in Apple computers in 2020 and why this model is the one single Apple model that gives you more than the PC counterparts.

The 27″ iMac computer is the winner when it comes to value. The cost of the 5K screen and built in computer make it a value that cannot be beat even in the PC world with all the competition. In this video we go over why the 27″ iMac in 2020 is the winner and the best computer for the money that Apple offers right now. We also let you know why we enjoy using the 27″ iMac so much and why it just makes us happy to use it.

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  1. dry509 on November 22, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    Are you saying to get a 2017? Or which years?

  2. Eduardo Watkinz on November 22, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    Another thumbs up video 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻. iMac’s are the el jefe desktop. Best buy for your $$$$. Great at video editing / photos and so forth, especially if you can find a used one for a good price. But, for whatever reason, used prices have gone up. It’s gotten to a point that it’s better to just buy a new one and not waste your time looking on eBay or any place else, IMHO. You get a year warranty unlike a used one. I’m holding out to replace mine with the new updated 2020 / 2021 iMac coming out in the near future. B&H Photo has several 2019’s for sale for less than $1900. Plus, depending on your location, no sales tax. Pay with you PayPal account and stretch payments with no interest up to 18 months…. I’ve got two iMacs, the oldest being a 2011 with an upgraded OWC SSD, and it still can cut it.

  3. 34skyline on November 22, 2020 at 4:37 pm

    I’m a Mac Pro user but I did buy a 2014 iMac 5k because I was curious about the display, a few months ago sold my iMac but It was a good computer for 6yrs

  4. Dreamdancer11 on November 22, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    You can buy a better pc….all the software you ll ever need and..a slave to operate it and still pay less that the price of a mac…..just get the osx and install it on pcs…thank me later for all the crazy doe you saved………

  5. chris b on November 22, 2020 at 4:47 pm

    I’m concerned about buying used Mac off eBay, what if previous user looked up mature websites. Then I’d jus thought a virus computer 🤦🏽‍♂️ how do I counter this

  6. Blythe Warland on November 22, 2020 at 4:47 pm

    I bought a 2017 27” came with 64gig for a good price about 4 months ago I will put a 1 or 2TB SSD in it and maybe upgrade the NVMe

  7. Michael N on November 22, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    Bought a 2017 21.5" iMac two years ago, my first Mac, and am very happy with it. As you say, with Apple desktops you get a lot of computer for your money, and I personally don’t need to move the computer around such that a laptop would be needed. I considered a 27" but thought the screen was actually too big! Like, there’s a lot of real estate to move the mouse around. Any thoughts on that?

  8. Stefan Mayer on November 22, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    Thank you for another interesting video!!
    At least here in Germany schools, universities and the like strongly support the use of Apple products. It is somewhat of an unofficial standard. I have never heard of anything else than an „iPad class“. No other tablets are used. The only serious alternative is Microsoft‘s Surface, but these are way too expensive to be bought by all the students‘ parents. So it all comes down to iPads. The next step then is to buy an iMac because all Apple devices work together perfectly. What I write down in my classes appears on my iMac at home and vice versa.
    I started with an iPhone, then I got an iPad and now I am a happy owner of an iMac. For me this is the best combination I have ever had. I really helps me to work much more efficiently.
    Btw, I think Steven Spielberg would have started his career with videos on YouTube. So there is still some hope….

  9. John Hammer on November 22, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    The 2017 27” iMac is a great machine, just be careful because the prices on eBay and even from refurb retailers vary greatly, they can be a super bargain or so expensive you might as well be buying a new 2020 from the Apple Store. At the right price it is a terrific value and should be fully supported with new OS upgrades for at least 4 more years and probably longer.

    I just set up a new workstation in my home and space is a premium there so I went with a used/refurb 2019 21.5” from a well-regarded retailer. I hate cutting the adhesive around the glass cover and regluing to do my own upgrades on these things so I got it with the full monty of 32gb of RAM and a 2tb SSD for about $1500 (before tax). But you can’t beat the larger screen of the 27” for video or photo work, it’s worth the premium price for those uses. The 4K screen of the 21.5” is just as nice on a square-inch vs square-inch basis, though; the 27” screen is 5K because it’s physically larger so has more total pixels but the quality of the two screens is otherwise essentially identical.