Apple iMac MRQY2LL/A

Apple iMac MRQY2LL/A Review: A High-Performance, 5K AiO Computer Built to Last for Years

A lot of people consider the 27-inch iMac with 5K display to be well-worth the investment. Sure, it isn’t the cheapest AiO in the world, but it is so well designed that it can last for years and years. The components are packed in the back of the 5K screen neatly and conveniently. In addition to the display and components, the Apple iMac MRQY2LL/A also comes with the Apple Magic Mouse and Magic Keyboard.

This all-in-one doesn’t weigh anymore than the average HDTV. It weighs 20.8-pounds and measures 20.3-inches in height, 25.6-inch in width, and 8-inches in depth. The iMac comes with a power supply with 50 / 60 Hz and AC 120 / 230 V. It is ENERGY STAR certified machine. There is high-quality audio that comes through the six front-firing stereo speakers, which offer dimensional sound and robust bass. There are also four downward-firing ones.

While there is no optical drive, there is a card reader that supports flash memory, SDHC memory card, SD memory card, and SDXC memory card. The processor that comes with the base configuration is Intel Core i5 6-core CPU (8th generation) with a starting speed of 3-GHz and maximum speed of 4.1-GHz with Turbo Boost technology.

The installed memory with the starting price is 8GB (2 x 4 GB). There are 4 slots in total (two empty). It can be configured all the way up to 64GB with So-DIMM 260-pin form factor (2666-MHz memory speed). There is a 1TB storage capacity with the Fusion hybrid drive.

Apple iMac MRQY2LL/A Performance Score

The Cinebench score of around 1,730+ proves that the Apple iMac MRQY2LL/A is a high-performance machine that can outperform its 21-inch counterpart and Microsoft’s Surface Studio 2. Also contributing to its capabilities is the AMD Radeon pro (570X) graphics card with 4GB video memory (GDDR5 SDRAM).

Wireless LAN is supported with all IEE 802.11 compliant standards. Bluetooth 4.2 technology is also included. There are two Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C 3.1 Generation 2 / DisplayPort interfaces, 4 USB 3.0 ports, and 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) interface, as well as headphone / microphone jack.

There are security features like a theft / intrusion protection lock slot and Kensington security slot. The screen is mercury-free, beryllium-free, PVC-free, and BFR-free.

The OS installed on the Apple iMac MRQY2LL/A is macOS Mojave 10.14. It comes with numerous popular apps, like Safari, iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, Twitter, iCloud, KeyNote, Maps, Mission Control, Game Center, and many others. You can order it today, and possibly even save by using MacMall discounts.

For prices, check out the Apple computers page.

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