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Apple iMac - Late 2009
3.06GHz, 3.33GHz, 2.66GHz Quad or 2.8GHz Quad
Model ID: iMac10,1 & iMac11,1 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

21.5-inch iMac, one of the following:
  • 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB shared L2 cache
  • 3.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB shared L2 cache
 
27-inch iMac, one of the following:
  • 2.66GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with 8MB shared L3 cache; Turbo Boost dynamic performance up to 3.2GHz
  • 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 8MB shared L3 cache; Turbo Boost dynamic performance up to 3.46GHz; Hyper-Threading for up to eight virtual cores
 
4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM; four SO-DIMM slots support up to 16GB
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 16GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 16GB of memory.

Internal Drives

21.5-inch model Slot-loading 8x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
  • 500GB or 1TB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive
  • Optional 2TB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive
  • Writes DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL discs at up to 4x speed
  • Writes DVD-R and DVD+R discs at up to 8x speed
  • Writes DVD-RW discs at up to 6x speed and DVD+RW discs at up to 8x speed
  • Reads DVDs at up to 8x speed
  • Writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed
  • Writes CD-RW discs at up to 16x speed
  • Reads CDs at up to 24x speed
 
27-inch model Slot-loading 8x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
  • 1TB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive
  • Optional 2TB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive
  • Writes DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL discs at up to 4x speed
  • Writes DVD-R and DVD+R discs at up to 8x speed
  • Writes DVD-RW discs at up to 6x speed and DVD+RW discs at up to 8x speed
  • Reads DVDs at up to 8x speed
  • Writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed
  • Writes CD-RW discs at up to 16x speed
  • Reads CDs at up to 24x speed
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 16GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 16GB of memory.
Hard drive upgrade: Add up to 4.0TB of storage

Ports

  • One FireWire 800 port; 7 watts
  • Four USB 2.0 ports
  • SD card slot

Power

  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 241W (21.5-inch models); 365W (27-inch models)
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F
    (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F
    (-40° to 47° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Typical acoustical performance

Network

  • AirPort Extreme 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) wireless technology
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45) interface with support for jumbo frames

Sound

  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Two internal 17-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

21.5-inch model 1920 by 1080 native resolution
Backlit glossy widescreen TFT active-matrix liquid crystal display with IPS technology

27-inch model 2560 by 1440 native resolution
Backlit glossy widescreen TFT active-matrix liquid crystal display with IPS technology

Graphics / Video

21.5-inch model with 2.4GHz processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
  • ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR3 memory
27-inch model with 2.66GHz processor
  • ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR3 memory
  • ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR3 memory
27-inch model with 2.66GHz processor
  • ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR3 memory
All Models
  • iSight camera
  • Mini DisplayPort output port with support for DVI, VGA, and dual-link DVI (adapters sold separately). 27-inch models also support input from external DisplayPort sources (adapters sold separately).
  • Support for extended desktop and video mirroring modes
  • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to a 30-inch display (2560 by 1600 pixels) on an external display

Dimensions / Weight

21.5-inch models
Height: 17.75" (45.1cm)
Width: 20.8" (52.8cm)
Depth: 7.42" (18.85cm)
Weight: 20.5 lb (9.3kg)



27-inch models
Height: 20.4" (51.7cm)
Width: 25.6" (65.0cm)
Depth: 8.15" (20.7cm)
Weight: 30.5 lb (13.8kg)