A huge portion of our community are excited about the new 27 inch imacs with the high resolution LED monitor able to be used as an additional screen for a PC. This delicious sounding screen is LED backlit with a 16:9 ratio and 2560×1440 resolution, just shy of the native res for a 30 inch panel.
Apples top of the range 27 inch iMacs with Quad core I7 processors have started to ship – from orders placed in October.
The 27 inch 2.66 GHZ Core i5 750 iMac is around 2k US and apple offer an I7 2.8ghz CPU for $200 more.
If any of you guys manage to get one of these, please take pictures and show us on the forums, I would love to hear your views.
The systems include the following specifications:
- 27 inch 2560 x 1440 LED-backlit display
- 2.66 GHz Intel Core i5 quad-core processor with 8MB shared L3 cache
- 4GB 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM expandable to 16GB
- ATI Radeon HD 4850 discrete graphics; with 512MB GDDR3
- 1TB Serial ATA hard drive running at 7200 rpm
- A slot-load 8x SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVD+ / -R DL/DVD+ / -RW/CD-RW)
- Mini DisplayPort for video input and output (adapters sold separately)
- Built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
- Built-in iSight video camera
- Gigabit Ethernet port
- Four USB 2.0 ports
- One FireWire 800 port
- SD card slot
- Built-in stereo speakers and microphone
- Wireless Apple Keyboard, Magic Mouse.
Allan Campbell: Heaven Media