Apple Refreshes iMac Desktops With Quad-Core Processors & Thunderbolt


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Earlier today the Apple Store was down for a bit. Upon its return some new iMacs had surfaced, which confirmed the rumors that a iMac refresh may be in the works.

The new iMacs boast quad-core processors, up to 3x faster graphics, HD FaceTime camera and a new Thunderbolt port, which makes it the first desktop computer to feature it.

Like other iOS devices, the new FaceTime HD camera will allow users to video call between all capable Apple products. This includes the iPad, iPhone 4, and the latest generation of the iPod Touch.

As for the other specifications: AMD Radeon HD 6750M (which can be upgraded), 4GB of RAM comes standard, 1 or 2 Thunderbolt ports (dependent upon model purchased), LED-backlit high-res display, up to 1TB of storage, and of course either a Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad.

"With next generation quad-core processors, powerful new graphics, Thunderbolt technology and a FaceTime HD camera, we've made the world’s best desktop even better”, saidPhilip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.

The prices of the new iMacs are comparable to the old, prices range from $1,199 to $1,999.