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Apple's 2011 iMac looks practically the same as its predecessor, but there's more power inside — quad-core Intel Sandy Bridge processors, up to AMD 6770M graphics, and the new Thunderbolt interconnect.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 3, 2011
  • Price at launch: $1,199.00


  • Width: 20.8 inches
  • Height : 17.75 inches
  • Depth: 7.42 inches
  • Weight: 20.5 pounds
  • Color: Silver


  • Operating system: Mac OS X


  • Screen size (diagonal): 21.5 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px

Display (base)

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Base CPU model: Core i5 (unspecified)
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.5 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7 (unspecified)
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.8 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6750M
  • Dedicated VRAM: 512 MB

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6770M
  • Dedicated VRAM: 512 MB

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • Slots: 2


  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 500 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 2 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Memory card support: SD


  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Media supported: DVD Super Multi

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2


  • Video resolution: 720p


  • USB: 4
  • FireWire 800: 1
  • Thunderbolt: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1


  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR


  • PSU wattage: 205 W


Apple Wireless Keyboard, Apple Magic Mouse

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