imac 2017

  1. Kyakou

    macOS is using up all RAM and is constantly telling me I've run out of RAM

    Hey there. So I've got a 5K iMac from 2017 with 8 gigs of ram and I recently just updated to the newest version of Mojave. After updating, however, I have next to no ram free at around ~1.5 gigs. Before the update, it used to be fast and snappy but now it takes a long ass time for anything to...
  2. W

    What drive do I have? Got pics of the info but can't understand it!

    Hi! I have a 2017 iMac 27 inch. I have been told (by the seller) that my drive is a 1TB fusion drive. I've tried to find out from clicking on things but I feel like I'm getting conflicting information. Here's what Disc Utility says: Here's what 'storage' says: That seems weird because...
  3. O

    SSD Only iMac with Second SSD, Possible?

    Hello Folks, I have an SSD only iMac 2017. At the time of purchase, i did not go for the fusion model, my system only comes with a built in 512GB SSD. Can i add a second 2.5 SATA SSD as a i have a spare one lying around. If yes, will the side brackets already be there when i open up the iMac? I...
  4. savvas_anthro

    Which iMac to buy?

    Hello everyone! I'm thinking of buying my first iMac but I am a little bit confused. I'm between the new 21.5'' 2019 model (Core i5 3.0GHz 8th gen/8GB/1TB Fusion/Radeon Pro 560X 4GB) and the 2017 one ((i5/8GB/1TB Fusion/Radeon Pro 560). I can buy the 2017 one brand new by my local shop 300 euros...
  5. S

    iMac Pro Buying iMac 27" (2017), 3.4 GHz, Radeon 570?

    Hi, I was thinking about buying the following iMac 2017 (not a Pro) for $2000, what do you think? I need it for data analysis, simulations etc. (again, I am NOT considering an iMac Pro - I don't know why this post was tagged that way. Sorry, it's my first post!) * 3.4 GHz Intel Core i5...
  6. Skeptical.me

    2017 iMac External SSD Boot Drive & Time Machine

    Hi, I have a new 2017 iMac 27" 5K 3.5Ghz 1TB Fusion drive. I added a 500GB M.2 SSD in a USB-C to USB-C External Housing as the the boot drive. It's certainly made a difference in performance. However, the Fusion Drive has a Windows 10 partition (Boot Camp) and 750GB of free space. I am just...
  7. B

    Photographer looking to possibly upgrade to Mac Mini or iMac

    Wasn't sure where to put this post as it's iMac and Mac Mini related... Like many I was hoping to pick up an updated iMac today. Now looking at a couple options and would appreciate some advice. I'm not nearly as savvy with this stuff as most of you seem to be. I use my computer almost...
  8. S

    iMac 2017 5K memroy 8+8+16 GB?

    I have a 2017 5K iMac that supports a max of 64GB of Memory. The stock memory is 8GB + 8GB. I would like to add a single 16GB memory module. Is it possible to add memory with the following configuration? 8 GB + 8 GB + 16 GB and one slot free? In this way, I can upgrade the memory in the...
  9. Z

    Overclock iMac CPUs

    I browsed through some Geekbench scores and stumbled across this: https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/cpu/9270099 A 5K iMac, i5-7600K running with a base clock of 4.4 GHz (instead of 3.8GHz) Single-Core: 5849 Multi-Core: 17959 I'm curious how to achieve this? As far as I know, the i5-7600K does...
  10. A

    iMac buying advice?

    My Macbook Pro 2011 took a crap on me so I am looking into buying an iMac 2017. I am looking between a few different configurations. I am a photographer but I also do wedding videos or 5 minute short films every now and then so I want a set up that can handle photo editing, light video editing...
  11. I

    Need help spec'ing out new iMac

    Hey All! I am in the market for a 2017 iMac 27" and am looking for options on what I should select for specifications. I also know from reading here and elsewhere that the memory (RAM) is user upgradable and will be buying it from the Apple store with the base 8GB. Looking for options on where...
  12. M

    New iMac 27 5k?

    Hello, I am currently using a Macbook Pro from 2011 with 16GB RAM and a 500 SSD hard drive. It's extremely slow and fans are running constantly so I'm looking to buy an iMac. Whatever model I choose, I'll get it with a 1TB SSD drive and I will upgrade the RAM myself to 32 or 63GB. I am...
  13. D

    iMac 2017 connect to BNC video

    Hi all. I'm a video artist working in theatre. Our current production is on tour and the technicians in the theatre next week have told me I'll need to be able to connect to their 2 projectors from my 2017 iMac via BNC cable. In 15 years of this work I've never come across bnc. I guess it's...
  14. I

    iMac Pro i Will buy a iMac Pro, or should i wait until June 2018?

    Hello. I have been debating back and forth with myself about buying a iMac Pro or wait until June 2018 for news. But I think I've decided, but please tell me if i am stupid. - Base model iMac Pro. Nothing added. vs - New 2018 iMac 5K, maxed out. Last one would of course be if there would be a...
  15. Darmok N Jalad

    iMac with dGPU, does it use the Intel GPU?

    So I have a 2017 5K iMac, which of course includes a dedicated AMD GPU, the Radeon Pro 570. I know the CPU is the i5-7500, which includes the HD 630 graphics. All this time, I assumed that the system didn't use the Intel GPU for anything, but I came across some interesting findings that suggest...
  16. S

    iMac (4K, 21.5", SSD, 2017) making wierd noise? Help!

    Hello! My new iMac has started making some wierd noise, I got it 1 week ago and I didnt noticed this until today. I dont hear it always, it comes and goes sometimes. I think when scrolling. It reminds of a 2.5" 5,400rpm HDD noise when working. My system details: iMac 4k 3,4 GHz Intel Core...
  17. user1234

    Anyone else having bluetooth issues with 10.13.3? (iMac 2017)

    Hi! I have been having pretty severe bluetooth issues with my iMac 2017 since 10.13.3. I don't know if it's related to that update, or if it just happened at the same time anyways. It has at least gotten a lot worse since installing 10.13.3 for one reason or another. Ever since I bought it, I...
  18. mjoman

    New iMac 2017 shows SSD as SATA

    Hello, recently I have purchased a new iMac 27' 2017 with 1TB SSD. The weird thing is that I have noticed the SSD is connected through SATA interface: As far as I know, iMac SSDs are supposed to be PCIe, correct? The speed tests shows slows performance compared to what they are...
  19. L

    iMac 2017 5k or Mac Pro 2012?

    Hi guys, Especially for this 'problem', I have created an account with MacRumors. Hopefully, you can give me advice on this, because I have been in doubt for months and now want to finally make a decision! I'm a graphic designer who works mainly with Adobe Photoshop / InDesign / Illustrator...
  20. Jhoward

    1TB/2TB fusion drive with external bootup or 512GB SSD?

    I'm looking to buy an iMac 27 inch 5K, (obviously upgrading the RAM myself) but I'm having the same trouble a lot of people seem to have, I can't decide on what storage capacity to buy, my options at the moment are - - 1TB/ 2TB Fusion Drive with a 2TB or 3TB external drive as a bootup - 256GB...