Apple Releases New Sandy Bridge Quad-Core iMacs with Thunderbolt

Posted on May 3, 2011 by

Apple just released the new iMacs with Quad-Core processors and a Thunderbolt port.

Apple today updated its signature all-in-one iMac with next generation quad-core processors, powerful new graphics, groundbreaking high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera. Starting at $1,199, the new iMac is up to 70 percent faster and new graphics deliver up to three times the performance of the previous generation.

The new iMacs have quad-core Intel Core i5 processors with an option to choose Core i7 processors with speeds up to 3.4GHz. The 21.5″ iMac has one Thunderbolt port while the 27″ has two.

  • 21.5″ 2.5GHz Quad Core i5, AMD 6750M, 500GB, $1199
  • 21.5″ 2.7GHz Quad Core i5, AMD 6770M, 1TB, $1499
  • 27″ 2.7GHz Quad Core i5, AMD 6770M, 1TB, $1699
  • 27″ 3.1GHz Quad Core i5, AMD 6970M, 1TB, $1999

Press Release

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  1. Niklas Saers says:

    Join me in my hunt for a good 32GB RAM option for the 27″ iMac: