Pros

  • Fastest all-in-one PC we've tested
  • Compact, all-in-one design
  • Big, beautiful screen
  • Good video frame-rate performance

Cons

  • Glossy screen may frustrate some users
  • No Blu-ray drive or media card reader
  • No touchscreen
  • FireWire 400 peripherals require an adapter

At A Glance

Top-performing all-in-one runs Windows and OS X, but lacks extras such as a touchscreen, Blu-ray drive, and a card reader.

Manufacturer’s Description

Photos, movies, games, videos, and applications with palettes. Anything you see on the 24-inch glossy widescreen display will be a pixel-perfect experience. iMac features a flat-panel LCD screen with 1920-by-1200 resolution, giving you vivid colors and breathtaking high-definition clarity. And there is nothing quite like seeing your life?s events on the big screen.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E8435
Processor speed 3060.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Display size 24.0 inches
Display type LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce GT 130
Video Memory Type DDR3
General Information
UPC Code 885909234110
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Bluetooth
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 111.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 271.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 337.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 188.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 346.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 313.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 505.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 182.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 380.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 191.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 311.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 96.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 82.85   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 69.81   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 71.32   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 67.18   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 58.69   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 48.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 59.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 98.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 78.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 92.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 101.4   Frames per second (higher is better)