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Model
iMac i3 3.3 21.5 2013 (E)
iMac i5 2.7 21.5 2013
iMac i5 2.9 21.5 2013
 
Introduction Date
March 5, 2013
September 24, 2013
September 24, 2013
Discontinued Date
N/A
N/A
N/A
Processors (Cores)
1 (2 Cores)
1 (4 Cores)
1 (4 Cores)
Geekbench 2 32
7588
8863
9408
Geekbench 2 64
8262
10123
10906
Geekbench 3 SC 32
2478
2872
3204
Geekbench 3 MC 32
5281
9153
9642
Geekbench 3 SC 64
2708
3146
3577
Geekbench 3 MC 64
5911
10310
10875
Processor Speed
3.3 GHz
2.7 GHz
2.9 GHz
Processor Type
Core i3 (I3-3225)
Core i5 (I5-4570R)
Core i5 (I5-4570S)
Turbo Boost
N/A
3.2 GHz
3.6 GHz
Custom Speeds
N/A
N/A
3.1 GHz (Core i7)
Architecture
64-Bit
64-Bit
64-Bit
Processor Upgrade
LGA 1155 (Socket H2)*
Soldered*
Soldered*
System Bus Speed
5 GT/s*
OPI*
OPI*
Cache Bus Speed
3.3 GHz (Built-in)
2.7 GHz (Built-in)
2.9 GHz (Built-in)
ROM/Firmware
EFI
EFI
EFI
EFI Architecture
64-Bit
64-Bit
64-Bit
L1 Cache
32k/32k
32k/32k
32k/32k
L2 Cache
256k (x2), 3 MB
256k (x4), 4 MB
256k (x4), 6 MB
RAM Type
PC3-12800 DDR3*
PC3-12800 DDR3*
PC3-12800 DDR3*
Min. RAM Speed
1600 MHz
1600 MHz
1600 MHz
Standard RAM
4 GB
8 GB
8 GB
Maximum RAM
16 GB*
16 GB*
16 GB*
Motherboard RAM
None
None
None
RAM Slots
2*
2*
2*
Video Card
HD Graphics 4000
Iris Pro 5200
GeForce GT 750M
VRAM Type
Integrated
Integrated
GDDR5
Standard VRAM
512 MB*
1 GB*
1 GB
Maximum VRAM
768 MB*
1 GB*
1 GB
Display
21.5" 16:9 Widescreen
21.5" 16:9 Widescreen
21.5" 16:9 Widescreen
Resolution
1920x1080
1920x1080
1920x1080
2nd Disp Support
Dual/Mirroring*
Dual/Mirroring*
Dual/Mirroring*
2nd Max Res
2560x1600 (x2)
2560x1600 (x2)
2560x1600 (x2)
Video Port
2 (Thunderbolt)
2 (Thunderbolt)
2 (Thunderbolt)
Standard HD
500 GB (5400 RPM)
1 TB (5400 RPM)
1 TB (5400 RPM)
Int HD Interface
Serial ATA (6 Gb/s)
Serial ATA (6 Gb/s)/PCIe*
Serial ATA (6 Gb/s)/PCIe*
Standard Optical
None
None
None
Standard Ethernet
10/100/1000Base-T
10/100/1000Base-T
10/100/1000Base-T
Standard AirPort
802.11a/b/g/n
802.11ac*
802.11ac*
Standard Bluetooth
4
4
4
USB
4 (3.0)
4 (3.0)
4 (3.0)
Firewire
None
None
None
Expansion Slots
SDXC SD Card
SDXC SD Card
SDXC SD Card
Expansion Bays
None
None
None
Keyboard Type
Apple Keyboard
Apple Wireless Keyboard
Apple Wireless Keyboard
Input Type
Mouse
Magic Mouse/Trackpad
Magic Mouse/Trackpad
Case Type
All-in-One
All-in-One
All-in-One
Form Factor
21.5" iMac Late 2012
21.5" iMac Late 2012
21.5" iMac Late 2012
Apple Subfamily
Early 2013 (Edu)
Late 2013
Late 2013
Order Number
ME699LL/A
ME086LL/A
ME087LL/A
Model Number
A1418
A1418
A1418
EMC Number
2545
2638
2742
Model Identifier
iMac13,1
iMac14,1
iMac14,3
Battery Type
N/A
N/A
N/A
Battery Life
N/A
N/A
N/A
Original OS
X 10.8.2 (12C2037)
X 10.8.4 (12E4022)
X 10.8.4 (12E4022)
Maximum OS
Current
Current
Current
Minimum Windows
7 (64-Bit)*
7 (64-Bit)*
7 (64-Bit)*
Maximum Windows
8 (64-Bit)*
8 (64-Bit)*
8 (64-Bit)*
Mac OS 9
None
None
None
Windows
Boot/Virtualization
Boot/Virtualization
Boot/Virtualization
Dimensions
17.7 x 20.8 x 6.9
17.7 x 20.8 x 6.9
17.7 x 20.8 x 6.9
Avg Weight
12.5 lbs. (5.68 kg)
12.5 lbs. (5.68 kg)
12.5 lbs. (5.68 kg)
Original Price
US$1099
US$1299
US$1499
Est Current Retail
US$1099
US$1299
US$1499


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