Apple Updates iMac With New Intel Processors and New Graphics. Apple has updated its entire iMac line of products with Intel’s latest quad-core processors, new graphics, next-gen Wi-Fi as well as faster PCIe flash storage. The 21.5-inch iMac now starts with a 2.7GHz, quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and new Iris Pro graphics. The 21.5-inch can also be had with an i5 processor with up to 3.4GHz and Nvidia GeForce 700 series graphics.
The 27-inch model starts with a 3.2GHz quad-core processor and Nvidia GeForce 700 graphics, but it can also be had with a 3.4GHz CPU. Finally, the most demanding users can get the 3.5GHz processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M series graphics with up to 4GB of video memory.
All iMacs now support the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard, and start with 8GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive. They can be upgraded to up to 32GB of memory and a hard drive with up to 3TB of storage. As for the pricing, the cheapest 21.5-inch iMac costs $1,299, while the model with a 2.9GHz processor and Nvidia GeForce GT 750M graphics goes for $1,499.
The 27-inch iMac with a 3.2 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 CPU and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 755M graphics card costs $1,799, while the one with a 3.4 GHz CPU will set you back $1,999.