Apple has announced a performance update to their all in one desktop line up, the iMac. With the fourth generation Intel quad-core processor, new graphics, next-gen Wi-Fi and faster flash storage. The bumped up specs will certainly entice any would be buyer. Here’s what Apple had to say about the improved specifications.
“iMac continues to be the example that proves how beautiful, fast and fun a desktop computer can be,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Inside its ultra-thin aluminum enclosure, the new iMac has the latest Intel processors, faster graphics, next generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi and faster PCIe flash storage.”
As Apple always does, they like to name their improvements calling the new graphics “Iris Pro”. It make one speculate that we may see “Iris Pro” in the “Retina” Macbook Pros in the future. Apple’s quoted specs for their new iMac lineup are as follows.
The entry-level 21.5-inch iMac features a 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and new Iris Pro graphics for unprecedented levels of integrated graphics performance. The high-end 21.5-inch model and both 27-inch models feature quad-core Intel Core i5 processors up to 3.4 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce 700 series graphics with twice the video memory and up to 40 percent faster performance than the previous generation.* Customers looking for the ultimate in performance can upgrade to quad-core Intel Core i7 processors up to 3.5 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M series graphics with up to 4GB of video memory.
Will you be buying a new iMac?
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