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Apple Updates iMac Lineup with Big Graphics Boost and Display Upgrade

Apple Updates iMac Lineup with Big Graphics Boost and Display Upgrade

Apple just refreshed their iMac line, and while the external design will stay the same, the company has put a ton of effort into refreshing the insides to make them competitive with other professional-grade computers.

Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference is officially under way and so far, there has been plenty of talk surrounding the Mac.

Connections-wise, the latest generation of iMacs will be gifted with two USB-C ports that support Thunderbolt 3, ideal if you have any dongles and adapters from your new MacBook Pro. It's not the most exciting of updates, with Apple instead touting reworked Mail and Photos apps and improvements to Safari, including autoplay blocking and intelligent tracking protection. That's apparently enough for up to 11 Teraflops of single precision (or 22 Teraflops at "half precision") processing power. The 27-inch 5K iMac will continue to come with discrete graphics, supplied by AMD.

"This will be our fastest and most powerful Mac ever, which brings workstation-class computing to iMac for the first time", said John Ternus, Apple's vice president of Hardware Engineering. RAM goes up to 128GB of ECC RAM and up to 4TB SSDs. All of the new iMacs sport Itel's Kelby Lake processors up to 4.2 GHz, which can support a maximum of 32GB of RAM on the 21.5-inch and 64GB on the 27-inch.

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If you're injured, for instance, well, you're injured. "Then he was running around like a rabbit in the fifth set", Lokoli said. Serving aces. "I thought it would be tough". "It was obviously a pretty entertaining match".

iMac also comes with the best MacĀ® display ever, now 43 percent brighter at 500 nits and with support for 1 billion colors, delivering an even more vivid and true-to-life viewing experience.

Inside there's been a complete redesign to fit the Xeon chip in, with a new airflow system (below). All of the new models are available now. Pricing on the MacBook Pro will start at $1,299. They usually rely on 15-watt TDP processors (Thermal Design Power), but you can run it at 25 or 28 watts too.

You might also like: Best Mac deals. Steam VR for Mac is available now in beta form. For GPUs, the 21-inch iMac model will move to the Radeon Pro 555 and 560, while the 27-inch version will get the 570, 575, or 580 models.

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