Model Detail - iMac 21.5 inch 3.2 GHz Core i3-550 (Mid-2010)

The iMac "Core i3" 3.2GHz 21.5" Screen Aluminum model (Mid-2010) is is powered by a dual core 3.2GHz Intel "Core i3" I3-550 Clarkdale processor with a 256k level 2 cache per core and a 4MB level 3 cache and 2.5GT/s DMI "Direct Media Interface" between the processor and chipset.

The Base configuration of this model has 4GB of RAM DDR3-1333 (PC3-10600) SDRAM, a 7200 RPM 1TB hard drive, a slot-loading DVD±R DL "SuperDrive" plus an ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics processor running 512MB of GDDR3 RAM.
Integrated iSight camera mounted above the 21.5" gloss 1920x1080 16:9 LED "IPS" display.

Ports and connectivity come via 4 USB 2.0 ports, 1 Firewire 800 port, AirPort Extreme, 1 Gigabit Ethernet, plus 1 2560x1600 display resolution capable Mini DisplayPort.

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Learn how to install Extra RAM here.

MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 3.2GHz
First Build Date 07/27/2010
Last Build Date 05/03/2011
Built-in Display 21.5
Model Identifier iMac11,2
Apple Order Number MC509LL/A
Apple Model Number A1311 (EMC 2389)
Form Factor iMac (Late 2009)
Apple Subfamily Mid-2010
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
16GB
RAM Slots4
RAM SpecsPC3-10600 DDR3-1333
RAM Speed1333MHz
Standard Storage Drive
1 TB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (3GB/s)
SYSTEM
Processor Type Core i3 (I3-550)
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 5854/6618
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds 3.6GHz (Core i5)
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable LGA 1156 (Socket H)
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 4GB
Maximum RAM 16GB
RAM Slots 4
RAM Specs PC3-10600 DDR3-1333
RAM Speed 1333MHz
System Bus Speed 2.5 GT/s
Cache Bus Speed 3.2GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k
L2 / L3 Cache 256k (x 2), 4MB
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card Radeon HD 5670
VRAM Type GDDR3
Standard VRAM 512MB
Maximum VRAM 512MB
Native Resolution 1920x1080
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 1 TB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (3GB/s)
Optical Disk 8X DL
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Video / Multi-IO 1 (Mini DisplayPort w/ Audio)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 4 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 1 (800)
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone 1
Microphone 1 (Built-in)
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Apple Wireless Keyboard
Mouse / Trackpad Magic Mouse
Expansion Slots SDXC SD Card
Expansion Bays None
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.6.3 (10D2322a)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows XP SP2 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (64-Bit)
POWER
Battery Type N/A
Battery Life N/A
Power Adapter None
PHYSICAL
Case Type All-in-One
Dimensions 17.75 x 20.8 x 7.42
Weight 20.5 lbs. (9.3 kg)
Original Price USD US$1499
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