24-inch Apple iMac - Early 2008*
2.8GHz or 3.06GHz Core 2 Duo
Model ID: iMac8,1 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • 2.8GHz Dual-core Intel Core 2 Duo
    • 6MB on-chip shared L2 cache
  • Optional 3.06GHz Dual-core Intel Core 2 Duo
    • 6MB on-chip shared L2 cache
  • Base RAM: 2GB (two 1GB SO-DIMMs)
  • 800MHz DDR2 SO-DIMM PC6400 memory
  • Two memory slots
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 6GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 6GB of memory.

Internal Drives

  • SATA Revision 2.0 (3Gb/s) Hard Drive Bus
  • One 3.5-inch Hard Drive Bay
    • 320GB 7200RPM SATA Drive
    • Optional 500GB 7200RPM SATA Drive
    • Optional 750GB 7200RPM SATA Drive
    • Optional 1.0TB 7200RPM SATA Drive
  • Ultra ATA/100 Optical Drive Bus
  • Slot-loading 8x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
    Maximum write: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), 6x DVD-RW, 8x DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 16x CD-RW
    Maximum read: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD
Hard drive upgrade: Add up to 6.0TB of storage*


  • Headphone port
  • Three USB 2.0 ports
  • One FireWire 800 port; 7 watts
  • One FireWire 400 port; 7 watts
  • One mini-DVI port
    • Mini DisplayPort output with support for DVI, VGA, S-video, and composite video (adapters sold separately)
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)


  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 280W
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet


  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR


  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Internal 24-watt high-efficiency amplifiers
  • Headphone/optical digital audio output (minijack)
  • Audio line in/optical digital audio input (minijack)
  • Built-in microphone
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone

Display / Monitor Capability

  • Built-in 24-inch (viewable) LED-backlit glossy widescreen TFT active-matrix liquid crystal display
  • Resolution: 1920 by 1200 pixels
  • 16:10 aspect ratio
  • Millions of colors at all resolutions
  • Typical viewing angle: 178° horizontal; 178° vertical
  • Typical brightness: 385 cd/m²
  • Can be attached to a wall mount, articulating arm, or other VESA-compliant mounting solution using the NewerTech NuMount VESA Adapter for iMac

Graphics / Video

  • 2.8GHz - ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR3 memory
  • 3.06GHz - ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR3 memory
    Configurable to NVIDIA GeForce 8800GS graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR3 memory.
  • Built-in iSight camera
  • Support for external display in extended desktop mode: Digital resolutions up to 1920 by 1200 pixels, Analog resolutions up to 2048 by 1536 pixels
  • Support for external display in video mirroring mode

Keyboard / Mouse

  • Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
  • Apple Mighty Mouse

Dimensions / Weight

Height: 20.5" (52.0cm)
Width: 22.4" (56.9cm)
Depth: 8.1" (20.7cm)
Weight: 25.4lb. (11.5 kg)