Apple Releases New Quad-Core, Thunderbolt iMacs




Apple has just updated their iMac line to bring the feature set up to date with the MacBook Pro line. The all-in-one desktop will now feature quad-core Sandy Bridge processors across the board. Also included is the new Thunderbolt I/O port which offers up transfer speeds of up to 10GPs. The iMacs are also getting new AMD Radeon GPUs, which are three times faster than their predecessors.

The monitor of both screen sizes are LED backlit with the 21″ screen having a 1920 x 1080 resolution, and the 27″ having a 2560 x 1440. The new models also feature the new HD Facetime cameras like in the new MacBook Pros. One interesting inclusion is the option of a Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad with your new iMac. The full breakdown follows:

21.5″ Models

  • Prices: $1199 or $1499
  • 2.5GHz or 2.7GHz Quad Core i5 Processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 500 GB or 1 TB Hard drive
  • AMD Radeon HD 6750M or 6770M Both with 512MB

27″ Models

  • Prices: $1699 or $1999
  • 2.7GHz or 3.1GHz Quad Core i5 Processor
  • 4GB Ram
  • 1TB Hard drive
  • AMD Radeon 6770M with 512MB or 6970M with 1GB

The news iMacs are now available.



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