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iMac review: Modest gains for the new entry-level Haswell iMac

At a Glance

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  • Apple 21.5-inch iMac/2.7GHz (Late 2013)
    3.5/5
    $1,200.00 (When Rated) via Best Buy
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    Apple's most affordable iMac doesn't do anything revolutionary over its predecessor, but it's still a good value.

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At a Glance

Apple's most affordable iMac doesn't do anything revolutionary over its predecessor, but it's still a good value.

Price when rated: $1299
Lowest price: $1,200.00 via Best Buy
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Pros

  • Faster, more efficient processor
  • Available PCIe-connected flash storage
  • Faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi

Cons

  • Integrated graphics doesn't perform as well as discrete graphics
  • 5400-rpm hard drive
  • No optical drive
  • RAM not user upgradeable
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