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Best Mac Ever? Duh. SE/30.
Merlin Mann | Jan 21 2009
I knew what the near-consensus would be before the page opened. Everybody knows.
The SE/30 (with a hard drive) was, pound for pound, the best Mac ever made. Not only was it when the Mac arrived as a serious tool for normal (albeit deep-pocketed) people, but it felt faster than homemade snot, and still had the awesome old-school form factor.
I liked using Ci’s and Cx’s and Fx’s and Quadras and whatnot, but no Mac ever brought the total package like the SE/30. In 1991, I laid the shit out of some PageMaker on my SE/30 and a big-ass Radius monitor. Good times.
If I could get away with it, I’d probably still be writing on one right now.
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