Review Roundup: Apple iMac (2009)

Submitted by lalit on May 18, 2009 - 11:13pm.

Apple updated their iMac all-in-one desktop lineup in March 2009 with faster processors and better graphics engine. Apple also made the iMac more affordable by lowering the price of 20-inch model to $1,199 and 24-inch model to $1,499. Now the base 20-inch iMac model comes with 2.66GHz Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 320GB hard drive, DVD burner and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics chipset. The 24-inch model starts with 2.66GHz Core 2 Duo processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 640GB hard drive and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics. You can select up to 3.06GHz Core 2 Duo processor, 1TB hard drive and 512MB ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics card on a 24-inch model.

The new iMacs are faster and more energy efficient than previous generation. Most reviewers agree that new iMacs feature significant changes that result in performance boost. We believe Computer World puts it the best “With its seek lines, thoughtful and minimalist design, large and beautiful screen, robust operating system, polished iLife suite of apps, and updated hardware, the new iMac is a great value for anyone looking for a desktop computer.” Below are the links to five best online reviews we found for the new iMac.