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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.

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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 Radeon HD 6970M graphics, and the new Thunderbolt port.

The late 2009 iMac sported a slight redesign of the iMac design that had been around since 2007, and upgraded to an Intel Wolfdale processor.

The late 2009 iMac sported a slight redesign of the iMac design that had been around since 2007, and upgraded to an Intel Wolfdale processor.

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

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 3, 2011
  • Price at launch: $1,699.00
  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Oct. 20, 2009
  • Price at launch: $1,199.00
  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Oct. 20, 2009
  • Price at launch: $1,699.00
  • Width: 20.8 inches
  • Height : 17.75 inches
  • Depth: 7.42 inches
  • Weight: 20.5 pounds
  • Color: Silver

Hardware

  • Width: 25.6 inches
  • Height : 20.4 inches
  • Depth: 8.15 inches
  • Weight: 30.5 pounds
  • Color: Silver
  • Width: 20.8 inches
  • Height : 17.75 inches
  • Depth: 7.42 inches
  • Weight: 20.5 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black
  • Width: 25.6 inches
  • Height : 20.4 inches
  • Depth: 8.15 inches
  • Weight: 30.5 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black
  • Operating system: Mac OS X

Software

  • Operating system: Mac OS X
  • Operating system: Mac OS X
  • 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)

  • Screen size (diagonal): 27 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 2560 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1440 px
  • Screen size (diagonal): 21.5 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px
  • Screen size (diagonal): 27 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 2560 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1440 px
  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Base CPU model: Core i5 (unspecified)
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.5 GHz

Processor (base)

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3.1 GHz
  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Wolfdale
  • Base CPU model: Core 2 Duo E7600
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 3.06 GHz
  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Wolfdale
  • Base CPU model: Core 2 Duo E7600
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 3.06 GHz
  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7 (unspecified)
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.8 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz
  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Wolfdale
  • Model: Core 2 Duo E8600
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 3.33 GHz
  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6750M
  • Dedicated VRAM: 512 MB

GPU (base)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6770M
  • Dedicated VRAM: 512 MB
  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base Discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Base discrete GPU model: GeForce 9400M
  • Dedicated VRAM: 256 MB
  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 4760
  • Dedicated VRAM: 256 MB
  • Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6770M
  • Dedicated VRAM: 512 MB

GPU (max)

  • Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6970M
  • Dedicated VRAM: 2 GB
  • Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 4670
  • Dedicated VRAM: 256 MB
  • Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 4850
  • Dedicated VRAM: 512 MB
  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • Slots: 2

Memory

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • Slots: 2
  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1066 MHz
  • Slots: 4
  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1066 MHz
  • Slots: 4
  • 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

Storage

  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 1 TB
  • Max. config HDD: 2 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Memory card support: SD
  • Options: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 500 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 1 TB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Options: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 1 TB
  • Max. config HDD: 2 TB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Media supported: DVD Super Multi

Optical Drive

  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Media supported: DVD Super Multi
  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Media supported: Dual-layer DVD burner
  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Media supported: Dual-layer DVD burner
  • Speakers: 2

Audio

  • Speakers: 2
  • Speakers: 2
  • Speakers: 2
  • Video resolution: 720p

Webcam

  • 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

Ports

  • USB: 4
  • FireWire 800: 1
  • Thunderbolt: 2
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1
  • USB: 4
  • FireWire 800: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Mini DisplayPort: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1
  • USB: 4
  • FireWire 800: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Mini DisplayPort: 1
  • 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

Connectivity

  • 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
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR
  • PSU wattage: 205 W

Power

  • PSU wattage: 310 W
Apple Wireless Keyboard, Apple Magic Mouse

Bundled Accessories

Apple Wireless Keyboard, Apple Magic Mouse
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