At A Glance

This update to the 17-inch iMac features a faster processor, faster RAM, a better video card, and the addition of USB 2.0.

Manufacturer’s Description

In addition to its adjustable 17-inch widescreen flat-panel display and Apple's integrated iLife applications, iMac delivers more processing power, superior graphics, and advanced communication and wireless options. Inside the new 17-inch iMac, for instance, you get the 1.25GHz PowerPC G4 with Velocity Engine, 256MB of PC2700 (333MHz) Double Data Rate SDRAM main memory (expandable up to 1GB), NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra graphics with 64MB of DDR SDRAM, and an Ultra-ATA/100 80GB hard disk that dishes out data at 7200 rpm.

Manufacturer’s Website

The Specs

Processor type PowerPC G4
Processor speed 1250.0 MHz
Included monitor Yes
Display size 17.0 inches
Display type Active Matrix LCD (TFT)
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce FX 5200
General Information
UPC Code 718908515396
Memory type DDR-SDRAM
Other Features
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse


Macworld Labs
Speedmark Score 157
Testing Notes OS X 10.3.3