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Product name

Apple iMac

Apple iMac
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CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 3 reviews
Release date September 11, 2012
The Bottom Line Apple sticks to the fundamentals with the new iMac, relying on design, strong features, and overall polish to maintain its leadership among high-end all-in-ones.

Basic specs

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Audio Output Integrated - Stereo
Type Personal computer
Video Memory 512 MB
Storage Controller Serial ATA ( Serial ATA-300 )
Optical Storage None
Hard Drive 1 TB
1 x HDD - Serial ATA-300 - Serial ATA
Processor Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 3.2 GHz ( Quad-Core )
1 3 ( 3.6 GHz )
32 GB (max) - DDR3 SDRAM - 1600 MHz
Cache Memory 6 MB
L3 cache
Dimensions (WxDxH) 25.6 in x 8 in x 20.3 in
Hard Drive (3rd) None
Weight 21 lbs
Monitor 27 in
LED - 2560 x 1440
Packaged Quantity 1
Graphics Controller NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
Storage Removable None
Networking Bluetooth 4.0
IEEE 802.11a
Fast Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11g
Product Form Factor All-in-one
Product Description Apple iMac iMac (fall 2012) - 3rd Gen Core i5 3.2 GHz - 8 GB 27 in
- 1 TB - LED
Operating System Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion
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