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21.5-inch Apple iMac - Late 2012*
2.7GHz i5 , 2.9GHz i5, or 3.1GHz i7
Model ID: iMac13,1 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • 2.7GHz Quad-core Intel Core i5
    • Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz
    • 6MB on-chip shared L3 cache
  • Optional 2.9GHz Quad-core Intel Core i5
    • Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
    • 6MB on-chip shared L3 cache
  • Optional 3.1GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
    • Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz
    • 8MB on-chip shared L3 cache
    • Supports Hyper Threading
  • Base RAM: 8GB (two 4GB SO-DIMMs)
  • 1600MHz DDR3L SO-DIMM PC12800 memory
  • Two memory slots
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 16GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 16GB of memory.

Internal Drives

  • SATA Revision 3.0 (6Gb/s) Hard Drive Bus
  • One 2.5-inch Hard Drive Bay
    • 1.0TB 5400RPM SATA Drive
  • One SATA Flash Storage Bay
    • Optional 128GB Flash Storage
  • This iMac does not have an internal optical drive.
Hard drive upgrade: Add up to 2.0TB of storage


  • Headphone port
  • SDXC card slot
  • Four USB 3.0 ports
  • Two Thunderbolt ports
    • Mini DisplayPort output with support for DVI, VGA, and dual-link DVI (adapters sold separately)
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • Kensington lock slot


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


  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible


  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual microphones
  • Headphone port
  • Headphone/optical digital audio output (minijack)
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone

Display / Monitor Capability

  • Built-in 21.5-inch (viewable) LED-backlit glossy widescreen TFT active-matrix liquid crystal display with IPS technology
  • Resolution: 1920 by 1080 pixels
  • 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

  • 2.7GHz - NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR5 memory
  • 2.9GHz or 3.1GHz - NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR5 memory
  • Built-in FaceTime HD camera
  • 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
  • Support for extended desktop and video mirroring modes

Keyboard / Mouse

  • Apple Wireless Keyboard
  • Magic Mouse

Dimensions / Weight

Height: 17.7" (45.0cm)
Width: 20.8" (52.8cm)
Depth: 6.9" (17.5cm)
Weight: 12.5lb. (5.68 kg)