Apple Releases New iMacs with Upgraded ATI Radeon HD Graphics Cards

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    As predicted, Apple launched new iMacs today featuring the latest Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors and new graphics cards.
    21.5" / 3.06GHz Core i3 / 4GB / 500MB / ATI Radeon HD 4670
    21.5" / 3.20GHz Core i3 / 4GB / 1TB / ATI Radeon HD 5670
    27" / 3.20GHz Core i3 / 4GB / 1TB / ATI Radeon HD 5670
    27" / 2.8GHz Quad-Core Core i5 / 4GB / 1TB / ATI Radeon HD 5750
    27" / 2.93 GHz Quad-Core Core i7 BTO option

    The iMacs were last updated in October 2009.

    Article Link: Apple Releases New iMacs with Upgraded ATI Radeon HD Graphics Cards
     
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    Pricing?
     
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    Eduardo1971

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    Finally!
    New iMacs!!!
     
  4. macrumors member

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    Solid State Drive now an option!

    Yes!! God I hope it's an Intel drive and not a Samsung one.
     
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    1 down, 2 to go?
     
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    Sweet update.

    I can go to sleep now.

    :cool:
     
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    Apple site said $1199/1699. I assume the 1199 is the lowest of the 21inches.
     
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    Bad day to lose my wallet!
     
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    Yippie

    Now if only we weren't in a recession, so we could all get one.
     
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    Stella

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    Wow - only i3s - apart from the highest end. I was expecting i5s at least in all.


    No Mac Pros.. still.

    Are the ATI Radeon HD 5670 any good for games? Did apple up the graphic cards due to Steam?
     
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    Magicpad!!! waiting for the UK store to wake up though
     
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    Phew, my new PC still has a better cpu, gpu and more ram than any of the new base models.
     
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    Finally got rid of the Core 2 Duo processors. Sadly, the video choice, while significantly better, could have been a tad bit better. Shouldn't they have 1GB video ram across the whole line, no?
     
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    How does this compare to the 2.8ghz intel core i7 imac I bought on the last refresh?
     
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    The CPU upgrade is OK. My only problem is with pricing. Especially in Euros ...

    The Mac Pros were updated also:
    http://www.apple.com/macpro/

    12 cores ... for 5000 $.


    Quad-core starting at $2499.
    8-core starting at $3499.
    12-core starting at $4999.
     
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    Yess,

    finally no more integrated crap graphics!

    Please give us a 13'' MBP with dedicated gfx!

    Christian
     
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    Great! Now where's the MAC Pro
     
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    Check the Mac Pro page... it says it has 6/12 cores now... they just didnt post the story yet
     
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    No Mac Pro's?!?! Amazing. Was Gruber wrong?
     
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    Wow, i know this wasn't expected to be a major update, but God forbid Apple would come up with a new design! I've been waiting literally six years for a design that wasn't just a computer-in-a-monitor. Another year, another disappointment. Did they fire all the guys who did the iMac G4?
     
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    Hd + Ssd

    interesting that you can option for HD, SSD, or both on the 27"s.
     
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    SSD + Normal Hard Drive

    This was a nice surprise. Still a little pricy, but very tempting!
     
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    It appears that you can now buy a 256GB SSD for $600 extra.
     
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    I assume that should be 500GB...

    And 4TB of RAM seems like an awful lot.
     

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