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eMac/1.42GHz (Combo Drive)

At a Glance
  • Apple eMac/1.42GHz (Combo Drive)

    Macworld Rating

    This third update to the eMac features a faster processor, a better video card, and more hard drive capacity.

The latest update to the eMac brings no fundamental changes to its design or price. However, it does introduce faster processors, doubled storage capacity, and new graphics cards. Unfortunately, this $799 model does not receive the boost in installed memory that the other eMac model has gotten.

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At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    This third update to the eMac features a faster processor, a better video card, and more hard drive capacity.

    Pros

    • Sturdy and attractive all-in-one design
    • Decent performance
    • Larger hard drive
    • Improved graphics

    Cons

    • No wireless support
    • Inadequate memory
    • Overpriced compared with Mac mini
    • Bulky
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