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Lab Report: New 27-inch Core i5 iMac/3.1GHz speed results

At a Glance

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  • Apple 27-inch Core i5 iMac/3.1GHz (quad-core)
    4/5
    $1,999.00
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Pros

  • Zippy performance from Sandy Bridge quad-core processors
  • Facetime HD camera
  • Two Thunderbolt ports
  • Fastest graphics performance in iMac line
  • Has the most configuration options

Cons

  • Not much faster overall than the less expensive members of the iMac family
  • No anti-glare screen option
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