Model Detail - iMac 21.5 inch 2.9 GHz Core i5-3470S (Late 2012)

The iMac "Core i5" 2.9GHz 21.5" Screen Aluminum model (Late 2012) is powered by a 22 nm Quad Core 2.9GHz Intel "Core i5" I5-3470S Ivy Bridge quad core processor, a 6MB level 3 cache, 8GB DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) SDRAM (difficult to access to upgrade), a 5400 RPM 1TB hard drive plus an NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics processor running 512MB of GDDR5 RAM, a "FaceTime HD" webcam and stereo speakers with no optical drive.

This model has a 21" 1920x1080 LED 16:9 widescreen IPS display with the cover glass fully laminated to the LCD with a matte finish all housed in an elegant tapered edge aluminum casing.

Ports and connectivity come via 4 USB 2.0 ports, 1 Firewire 800 port, built-in 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, 1 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 SDXC card slot, 1 Mini DisplayPort.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 2.9GHz
First Build Date 10/23/2012
Last Build Date N/A
Built-in Display 21.5
Model Identifier iMac13,1
Apple Order Number MD094LL/A
Apple Model Number A1418 (EMC 2544)
Form Factor 21.5
Apple Subfamily Late 2012
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
8GB
Maximum RAM
16GB
RAM Slots2 (nearly inaccessable)
RAM SpecsPC3-12800 DDR3-1600
RAM Speed1600MHz
Standard Storage Drive
1 TB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (6GB/s)
SYSTEM
Processor Type Core i5 (I5-3470S)
Processors / Cores 1 (4 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 9202/10756
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds 3.1GHz (Core i7)
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable LGA 1155 (Socket H2)
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 8GB
Maximum RAM 16GB
RAM Slots 2 (nearly inaccessable)
RAM Specs PC3-12800 DDR3-1600
RAM Speed 1600MHz
System Bus Speed 5 GT/s
Cache Bus Speed 2.9GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k
L2 / L3 Cache 256k (x4), 6MB
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card GeForce GT 650M
VRAM Type GDDR5
Standard VRAM 512MB
Maximum VRAM 512MB
Native Resolution 1920x1080
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600 (x2)
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 1 TB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (6GB/s)
Optical Disk None
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n (450MBit)
Bluetooth 4.0
Video / Multi-IO 2 (Thunderbolt)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec 2 (TB1/ 10Gb)
USB Ports / Spec 4 (3.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec None
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone 1
Microphone 2 (Built-in)
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Apple Wireless Keyboard
Mouse / Trackpad Magic Mouse/Trackpad
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 10.8.2 (12C3104)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows 7 (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 17.7 x 20.8 x 6.9
Weight 12.5 lbs. (5.68 kg)
Original Price USD US
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