iMacs are becoming scarce, update should be on the way

Apple announces new 21.5 and 27 inch iMacs

Apple today announced the availability of the new generation of iMac, which offers the largest set of news ever released in the history of your desktop all-in-one. As of today, they will all bring finished LED screens glossy, 21.5 (1920 × 1080 pixels) and 27 inches (2560 × 1440 pixels), in a new 16: 9 widescreen standard with IPS technology, delivering excellent color quality at an angle of up to 178 degrees.


The new models are also frighteningly faster. The basic configuration brings 3.06GHz Core 2 Duo processor to all of them, with options quad-core 2.66GHz (Core i5) and 2.8GHz (Core i7), capable of making overall performance twice as fast for common tasks and taking more advantage of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard technologies.

The supply of NVIDIA GPUs has dropped significantly and now serves only the basic model with a 21.5-inch screen, which features the GeForce 9400M. In all others, who delivers the maximum graphics performance to ATI, with its Radeon 4670 cards (256MB of GDDR3 memory), for the 21.5 and 27 inch and 4850 (512MB) medium models, for the top of the line with 27 inch screen.

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