new iMac with Core 2 Duo, and 24-inch iMac

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Intel Core 2 DuoApple has released new iMac line now features the new 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo processor, delivering up to 50% faster performance than the previous iMac. A new 24-inch iMac with a brilliant 24-inch widescreen display joins the 17- and 20-inch models. iMac prices now start at just US$999. All of the new iMacs include a built-in iSight camera, Front Row and Apple Remote, iLife '06, an Apple keyboard and Mighty Mouse, Airport Extreme and Bluetooth, a Serial ATA hard drive, mini-DV out, built-in stereo speakers and microphone, Gigabit Ethernet, five USB 2.0 ports, and two FireWire ports.

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Apple StoreTech Specs:

17-inch iMac 1.83GHz (MA710LL)
1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
512MB of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable to 2GB
a 24x Combo drive
Intel GMA 950 graphics
160GB SATA hard drive
Bluetooth 2.0+EDR and the Apple Remote are build-to-order options on this model.
Price: US$999.

17-inch iMac 2.0GHz (MA590LL)
2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
1GB of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable to 3GB
8x SuperDrive with double-layer support
PCI Express ATI Radeon X1600 video card with 128MB RAM
160GB SATA hard drive.
Price: US$1,199.

20-inch iMac 2.16GHz (MA589LL)
2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
1GB of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable to 3GB
8x SuperDrive with double-layer support
PCI Express ATI Radeon X1600 video card with 128MB RAM
250GB SATA hard drive
Price: US$1,499.

24-inch iMac 2.16GHz (MA456LL)
2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
1GB of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM expandable to 3GB
8x SuperDrive with double-layer support
PCI Express NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT video card with 128MB RAM
250GB SATA hard drive
FireWire 800 port
Priced: US$1,999.

Configure-to-Order (CTO) Options
Configure-to-Order options for the new iMacs include a 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, an NVIDIA GeFore 7600 GT video card with 256MB RAM and a 500GB SATA hard drive for the 20 and 24-inch models. A 2.16GHz processor and 500GB hard drive are also available for the 2.0GHz 17-inch iMac.

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Posted by Antony at September 7, 2006 1:51 AM

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