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Apple refreshes iMac lineup with Haswell processors and GeForce 700 GPUs

Apple has officially introduced its updated iMac PCs, which now features the latest generation Intel quad-core processors, new graphics, new Wi-Fi receivers and faster storage options.

The 21.5-inch entry-level iMac now comes with a 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel i5 processor and a new Iris Pro GPU. The top end 21.5-inch model and both 27-inch variants sports Intel i5 processors that are clocked at 3.4 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce 700 series graphics and 40% faster performance over the previous generation.

If you are looking at your iMac to deliver an ultimate performance, then you can upgrade to a 3.5 GHz quad-core Intel i7 processor variant, which also comes with NVIDA GeForce GTX 780M series graphics with 4GB of video memory.

The refreshed iMac now supports the next generation 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, which allows three times faster transfer speeds compared to previous versions. The new iMacs also support PCle- based flash storage, which is up to 50% quicker than the old edition.

All the new iMacs come with 8 GB of RAM and 1 TB hard drive and if that doesn’t meet your requirements, you can configure your iMac with up to 32 GB of RAM and 3 TB of storage space.

The latest iMacs will ship with OS X Mountain Lion on board and will be available, starting from today. The refreshed iMac will cost you $1,299 – $1,999 depending on the hardware configuration. You can head on to the Apple Online Store to know more about the pricing details.



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