The new Apple iMac design lends itself more towards use as central part of a home entertainment centre, as well as boasting top-end performance.
Basic iMac specs
The 21.5-inch and 27-inch models, one of the following:
- 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB shared L2 cache.
- 3.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB shared L2 cache.
The 27-inch models only, one of the following:
- 2.66GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with 8MB shared L3 cache; Turbo Boost dynamic performance up to 3.2GHz.
- 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 8MB shared L3 cache; Turbo Boost dynamic performance up to 3.46GHz; Hyper-Threading for up to eight virtual.
4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1,066MHz DDR3 SDRAM; four SO-DIMM slots support up to 16GB.
The 21.5-inch models feature one of the following: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory, or ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR3 memory.
The 27-inch model with dual-core processor feature one of the following: ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR3 memory, or ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR3 memory.
The 27-inch model with quad-core processor features an ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR3 memory.
iMac connections and expansion
- One FireWire 800 port; 7 watts
- Four USB 2.0 ports
- SD card slot
- Built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking;2 IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
- BluetoothBuilt-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
- Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
Height: 45.1 cm (17.75 inches)
Width: 52.8 cm (20.8 inches)
Depth: 18.85 cm (7.42 inches)
Weight: 9.3 kg (20.5 pounds)
Height: 51.7 cm (20.4 inches)
Width: 65.0 cm (25.6 inches)
Depth: 20.7 cm (8.15 inches)
Weight: 13.8 kg (30.5 pounds)