With no event or big announcement, Apple has just renewed its iMac range . The new models introduce improvements at the processor level, with the new Haswell processor range, better graphics cards, support for the 802.11ac standard and faster PCIe storage.
The new iMac models offer increased performance thanks to new Intel Haswell processors and updated graphics cards. But the base model of the 21.5-inch iMac includes Intel Iris Pro graphics.
In addition, with 8GB of RAM as standard, the option to upgrade to 32GB; four USB 3.0 ports, Thunderbolt and optional Fusion Drive configuration, the highlight of the new range is the support for PCIe flash technology which is now 50% faster than previous models.
Available now from the Apple Retail Store, the new iMac comes in the following standard configurations. Of course, all are configurable with more RAM, Fusion Drive, and processor (not on all models).
iMac 21.5 to 2.7Ghz iMac 21.5 to 2.9Ghz iMac 27 to 3.2Ghz iMac 27 to 3.4GhzIntel Core i5 to 2.7GhzIntel Core i5 to 2.9GhzIntel Core i5 to 3.2GhzIntel Core i5 to 3. 4Ghz8GB Ram8GB Ram8GB Ram1TB Hard Drive1TB Hard Drive1TB Hard Drive1TB Hard DriveIntel Iris Pro Graphics Nvidia GeForce GT 750M with 1GB memoryNvidia GeForce GT 755M Graphics with 1GB memoryNvidia GeForce GTX 775M with 2GB memory1329 £1529 £1849 £2029 For computers that have just been updated by Apple today there is already an EFI update. It fixes an issue that could cause a black screen when installing Windows 7 or 8 under BootCamp. You can find more information on the Apple website, so if you buy one remember to check that the update is installed.