Pros

  • Compact, all-in-one design
  • Big, beautiful screen
  • Good video frame-rate performance

Cons

  • Glossy screen may frustrate some users
  • FireWire 400 peripherals require an adapter

At A Glance

This model's 2.93GHz processor puts in the middle of the three 24-inch configurations. It also features discrete Nvidia GeForce GT 120 graphics with 256MB of GDDR3 memory to better graphic-intensive apps.

Manufacturer’s Description

Hello, Beautiful. From any view, iMac is impressive. But little compares to sitting in front of the glossy widescreen display framed in amazingly slim anodized aluminum. iMac instantly turns your workspace from a cluttered desktop into a brilliant display podium.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.apple.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor speed 2930.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor Yes
Display size 24.0 inches
Display type LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce GT 120
General Information
UPC Code 885909220724
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Bluetooth
Memory
Memory type DDR3
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse

Performance

Macworld Labs
iTunes 7.5 0:53
Cinema 4D XL 8.5 153
Photoshop CS3 0:41
iMovie HD 6 0:38
Tested Configuration Mac OS X 10.5.6 with 4GB of RAM
Quake 4 81.7fps
Cinema 4D XL 10.5 0:43
Compressor 1:27