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Apple 27-inch iMac:

8GB Memory | 1.0TB Storage

3.4GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 Processor

Mid 2011

Used, Very Good condition
System Configuration:
  • Memory:
    • 8GB PC10600 1333 MHz DDR3
  • Storage:
    • 1.0TB 7,200RPM hard disk drive
  • Optical Drive:
    • Slot-loading 8X DL "SuperDrive" with double layer support
  • Networking:
    • Built-in 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
    • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
    • Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
    • 2 x Thunderbolt Ports
  • Video:
    • 27-inch (diagonal) glossy LED-backlit widescreen display with IPS technology
    • AMD Radeon HD 6970M with 1GB VRAM
  • Pre-Loaded/Licensed Software:
    • Pre-loaded with Mac OS 10.12.5
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Experience huge savings on iMac!
Any iteration of iMac is a fantastic all-in-one machine, and when purchased through MacSales.com, you can count on all the horsepower at a fraction of the price of buying new. Add this 2011 iMac to your workflow at dramatic savings!
Powered by a 3.4GHz Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge Processor (4 Total Cores)
Talk about oomph. This baby has some power and then some. More processor cores equals more tasks and projects you can do at once. And with a Turbo Boost up to 3.8, you will definitely have enough power for years to come without feeling like your processors are holding you back.
8GB of Memory
This iMac is champing at the bit to get to work. With 8GB of memory you can multi-task with efficiency and experience less lag time with launching and saving applications. If you need more memory, you can expand to 32.0 GB with this model iMac.
1.0TB 7,200RPM Hard Drive
This machine comes with a 1.0TB 7,200RPM hard drive, which is a great starting point for any machine. A hard drive is a great economical way to add and store tons of data to archive or work from.
Apple SuperDrive
Optical drives? Yup. People still use these to create movies, economically store archived works, and more! This Apple SuperDrive is at the ready should any DVD or CD optical storage need arise.
Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Networking
This iMac, in addition to the one RJ-45 port that supports 10/100/1000BASE-T networks, also has a Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi card installed. So you're covered for all your wired and wireless connection needs.
Apple Model Numbers: MC814CT/A

Includes

  • Apple iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011)
  • Power cord
  • Pre-loaded with Mac OS 10.12.5
Software restore disks, keyboard, and mouse not included

Machine Specifications*

Apple 27-inch iMac
(Mid 2011)
Model ID: iMac12,2 View how to find model ID
This Mac is pre-loaded with Mac OS 10.12.5 and supports operating system version 10.6.6 through 10.13.6.

Processor

  • Processor Type
    • 3.4GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 "Sandy Bridge" processor
  • Turbo Boost
    • Up to 3.8GHz
  • Cache
    • 8MB On-chip Shared L3 Cache

Memory

  • Memory (RAM)
    • 8GB installed
    • Supports up to 32.0 GB
    • 1333 MHz DDR3 SO-DIMM PC10600 204 Pin memory
    • 4 total memory slots

Internal Storage

  • Bus Type
    • SATA 6.0Gb/s Hard Drive Bus
  • Drive Bay
    • One 3.5-inch Drive Bay
  • Bay 1
    • 1.0TB 7,200RPM hard disk drive

Internal Optical

  • Optical Drive Bus
    • SATA 3.0Gb/s
  • Optical Drive Bay
    • One 12.7mm SATA bay
  • Bay 1
    • Slot-loading 8X DL "SuperDrive" with double layer support

External Connectivity

  • Ports
    • (4) USB 2.0 ports
    • (2) Thunderbolt port (10Gb/s)
    • (1) FireWire 800 port
    • Audio line in/optical digital audio input (minijack)
    • Headphone/optical digital audio output (minijack)
    • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
    • (1) SDXC card slot

Power

  • Power Supply
    • 310W Power Supply
  • Line Voltage
    • 100-240V AC
  • Frequency
    • 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase

Network

  • Bluetooth
    • Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Ethernet
    • Built in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi
    • Built-in 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi

Audio

  • Speakers
    • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Microphone
    • Built-in microphone
  • Amplifier
    • Two internal 17-watt high-efficiency amplifiers
  • Headset Support
    • Support for Apple Earphones with Mic

Display / Monitor

  • Screen
    • 27-inch (diagonal) glossy LED-backlit widescreen display with IPS technology
    • 2560 by 1440 resolution at 109 pixels per inch
    • Millions of colors at all resolutions
    • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Typical Viewing Angle
    • 178° horizontal; 178° vertical

Graphics / Video

  • Graphics Processor
    • AMD Radeon HD 6970M with 1GB dedicated GDDR5
  • Details
    • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display
    • Support for extended desktop, video mirroring, AirPlay Mirroring, and Target Display

Input

  • Keyboard
    • Not included
  • Mouse
    • Not included

Environmental

  • 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
  • Maximum Operating Altitude
    • 10,000 feet
  • Maximum Storage Altitude
    • 15,000 feet
  • Maximum Shipping Altitude
    • 35,000 feet

Physical

  • Color
    • Silver
  • Height
    • 20.40" (51.82cm)
  • Width
    • 25.60" (65.02cm)
  • Depth
    • 8.15" (20.70cm)
  • Weight
    • 30.5lb. (13.8kg)

*While researched thoroughly via independent resources, OWC does not make any claim to accuracy or completeness of these specifications.

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Very Good Condition

Very Good Condition:
These units show some use, but not abuse. They may have dings, scuffs, pocks, tarnishing, and/or scratches from prior use, but are in better than average condition. Any pixel anomalies are within manufacturer guidelines for a new system. Images shown are examples from actual units but exact unit condition will vary.

Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use - but should the need occur - we're proud to provide a superior level of support and service coverage to our customers.

90 Day OWC Fulfilled Limited Warranty

Other World Computing (OWC) fully inspects and tests each pre-owned Mac for the full functionality as listed and offers a limited parts and labor warranty to the original purchaser that this iMac will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 90 days from the original date of purchase.

14 Day Money-Back Return Policy

If you change your mind or determine this isn't the right Apple for you, you may contact OWC within 14 days of the original invoice date to request a return of this item for refund. Please note when returning an Apple new or refurbished factory-sealed Mac under this policy, the Apple packaging must remain unopened / sealed. See the full Return Policy for Used Macs and Factory Sealed Systems for more details.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 2 out of 2 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: JGMP Location: New York NY Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Great for Home DAW rig September 13, 2018 I am a professional sound engineer, audio producer and music composer. I needed a second Pro Tools rig to use in my home office for editing, composing and dealing with occasional client emergencies, when I can't get to my main studio location. For years I ran a small Pro Tools/MBox pro system off my Macbook Pro, but the laptop did not really have quite enough processing speed or memory to be effective. So I took a look at larger form computers with more processing power and ended up with an OWC reconditioned 2011 iMac. In addition to an internal 1TB HD, I had a 1 TB SSD added. It had a superdrive and a Firewire 800 port, both features I needed. It also looks very sleek and elegant in my editing room, with a large and very useful display. The iMac offers a very good bang for the buck ratio, especially reconditioned. My home editing system now purrs along contentedly with way more system resources available than previously. It is an absolute pleasure to work on my "little" system now!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple 27" iMac (2011) 3.4GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Redlight Location: The Basement Experience Level: Power User
Rating: 4/5 Good support from owc August 19, 2018 Had some damage from shipping on first order. OWC promptly took care of it. Replacement had a faulty optical drive. OWC promptly took care of it. Now I'm posting this from my smooth running iMac.

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Reviewer: DKsoundguy Location: DC Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Pretty great July 7, 2018 I'm very satisfied with my new (old) Mac... It does what it's supposed to and that's exactly what I wanted!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple 27" iMac (2011) 3.4GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: SuperK
Rating: 5/5 I love it! May 30, 2018 Couldn't be happier. Great job MacSales.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple 27" iMac (2011) 3.4GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition, LCD discoloration around edges. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Mdsonic Location: Cleveland, Ohio Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Very Nice January 8, 2018 First time experience buying a used Mac from MacSales.com. I received it next day as promised in great condition, opening the packaging I was impressed with the product packaging itself and the overall condition of my IMac exceeded it's described condition. Once placed the IMac fired right up and so far running like a champ.

Great Job MacSales!!!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple 27" iMac (2011) 3.4GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: NobodySpecial Location: NobodySpecial Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great value for the buck November 2, 2017 This 27" iMac was advertised as in good condition. I didn't find a scratch on the computer and would say the external condition was excellent.

I ordered a basic 8GB with 1TB HD machine with no keyboard or mouse. I added a 1TB SSD and four 4GB SIMMs. The whole upgrade took about an hour and then I ran a memory test for 24 hours.

With no OS on the SSD, I did an internet recover and installed High Sierra. BIG MISTAKE! Apple says a mid 2011 (12,2) will run High Sierra, my USB keyboard stopped working. After a day of trying to get it working, with no luck, I gave up. I installed Sierra and everything works perfectly!

The Apple developer and user forums have all kinds of issues with High Sierra and USB keyboards.

So, for half the cash of a new iMac, I have machine with an i5 quad core processor, 32GB RAM and 1TB SSD. All Software that was running on my 2009 iMac running El Capitan now runs faster on the new machine under Sierra. MS Office 2008 also runs!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple 27" iMac (2011) 2.7GHz Quad Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

Reviewer: technokate Location: Grand Marais, MN Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Very Happy April 18, 2017 I am pleased with my 27" iMac. The screen is great, it is working like a charm, and is pretty much just what I wanted. It worked beautifully out of the box. However, I had trouble with the Time Machine backup from my old machine, and it locked everything up. Tech support was awesome. The tech who helped me knew his stuff, and we had the problem solved quickly. I have been getting memory from OWC since my Apple SE 30, approximately a million years ago. I have always been pleased with their product, prices, and service.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple 27" iMac (2011) 2.7GHz Quad Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: happydude Location: LA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 The 27" iMac arrived on time and works as expected. September 6, 2016 MacSales team members did well. Delivered as promised.Set up and working in less then 15 minutes. Kicking myself for not ordering the touchpad and wireless keyboard at the same time. This is for my office. When I retire and move will plan on purchasing again from MacSales.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: USA Age: 18-24 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Easy purchase recommend macsales.com! February 10, 2016 Would recommend this website to my Amazon customers in a heart beat if there looking to buy a mac. The customer service here is that great!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple 27" iMac (2011) 3.1GHz Quad Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition.

Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Woodstock IL Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 i5 27" iMac December 24, 2015 Phenomenal value for top end iMac. Easy to do business with.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple 27" iMac (2011) 2.7GHz Quad Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition.

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