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All-New iMac Features Stunning Design, Brilliant Display & Faster Performance

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Apple today unveiled a completely new iMac with a stunning design, brilliant display with reduced reflection, and faster processors.* With third generation Intel quad-core processors, powerful NVIDIA graphics and an innovative new storage option called Fusion Drive, the new iMac is the most advanced desktop Apple has ever made.

"With a stunning design, brilliant display and faster performance, we've made the world's leading all-in-one desktop computer better in every way," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. "The all-new iMac is unbelievably thin, yet packs an incredible amount of performance and technology into our most innovative desktop."

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Quad core Ivy, high-end mobile Kepler, and a gorgeous 27 inch display for $2k is pretty nice for an AIO.
 

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Quad core Ivy, high-end mobile Kepler, and a gorgeous 27 inch display for $2k is pretty nice for an AIO.
But Apple is always overpriced! :<

Waiting for that guy who claims this is overpriced and he can build a rig which is better and cheaper :rolleyes:
 
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But Apple is always overpriced! :<

Waiting for that guy who claims this is overpriced and he can build a rig which is better and cheaper :rolleyes:
I could buy the parts and assemble them together into a computer.... I can't really build the computer parts :(
 

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I could buy the parts and assemble them together into a computer.... I can't really build the computer parts :(
Just hire some chinese! Pay them some money and off they go working like elves just before Christmas
 
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Just hire some chinese! Pay them some money and off they go working like elves just before Christmas
Would I have to import them (my little Asian Elves cousins)?
 
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It combines 128GB of flash with a standard 1TB or 3TB hard drive
Why does Intel limit us to 64GB but iMacs get 128GB for caching? That is unless Apple developed their own SSD caching instead of using Intel's SRT.:confused:
 

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Waiting for that guy who claims this is overpriced and he can build a rig which is better and cheaper :rolleyes:
Apple is overpriced and I can build a rig which is better and cheaper!!! :rockout:
 

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Not only can you build it for less but you can save a helluvalot of nature not buying apple. The parts they use are 'green' but how they're assembled is an excuse to throw it away in a few years.
 
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For an All-In-One pretty thin.
But it is more like a laptop with a stand so it is still really fat...
 
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Absolutely the most fantastic looking desktop PC that I've ever seen. Just when you think that we're in a ditch, Apple steps the fuck up and knocks it out of the park.
 
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Yea, the 27" iMac in particular has always been a solid buy as you could never get a quality 2560x1440 panel on the cheap until those Korean panels showed up recently. But I have always thought the iMac was the best of the all in one offerings, and this thinner design really puts it even further ahead in terms of looks. The hardware upgrades and caching system also look like real winners. I am quite interested in seeing how well their Fusion compares to the alternatives out there, but it does seem like a better solution than having 1 volume for the OS and another for storage and apps like I do on my desktop. Yes I could use Intel's SRT but as it is limited to 64gb I never bothered. I'd rather see a more hybridized volume solution where I could take advantage of the cheap 240gb SSDs available today paired with the 1 tb raptors.

But really a great update when everyone was just expecting the same old design with some new cpus in the spec sheet. It really is about damn time flash storage made its way into the iMac, either as the fusion route or the pure SSD.
 

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Not only can you build it for less but you can save a helluvalot of nature not buying apple. The parts they use are 'green' but how they're assembled is an excuse to throw it away in a few years.
How are you going to build a 27" AIO, made of aluminum and glass, for less?



Any word of target display mode on these models?
 
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They're funky units and run well enough, plus the display is very nice. Bitch to upgrade though.
 

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I'm considering buying one of these.

For fuck's sake.