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Apple iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2014) MF883 / ME086 / ME087

Apple iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2014) MF883 / ME086 / ME087
alaScore 97

1006 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1006 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the value for money.

usability, design, size, reliability

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2014) MF883 / ME086 / ME087 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Apple 21.5-inch iMac (Mid-2014) reviews

 

Apple sells three versions of its 21.5-inch all-in-one desktop iMac, differentiated by processor speed, hard drive capacity and graphics card. Here we speed test the Mid-2014 iMacs and look at which is best for you.

The 21.5-inch iMac is a beautiful all-in-one desktop Mac, starting at a reasonable £899. For that price you get a Mac that is fine for everyday tasks but a little slow for more labour-intensive jobs like editing photos and videos, but it’s still...

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Apple 21.5in iMac (mid-2014)

 

Lower price; integrated IPS LED screen; eye-catching design

Non-upgradable RAM; slow, limited-capacity 5400RPM drive; only iMac without four processing cores

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Beautiful display

 

I use this computer to run my Adobe Creative Cloud applications and the new Windows 8.1 operating system so I can use my Quicken and QuickBooks. It handles everything fine with no strain on the processor. I just thought it would be a little bit faster...

Great Display","Quiet

Too Slow

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Great Computer

 

My wife finds this computer elegant on her desk and is impressed with the ease of use.

Easy To Set Up","Great Display","Quiet

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JUST PERFECT I WOULD BUY IT OVER AND OVE

 

I USE IT MOSTLY TO SEND AND RECEIVE E-MAILS BUT ALSO TO FIND THINGS AND WEBSITES THAT INTEREST ME, LIKE NETFLIX, AIRLINES, DIFFERENT KIND OF STORES AND PRODUCTS. ALSO MY MEDICAL RECORDS. SO EASY TO FIND WHAT I AM LOOKING FOR. SO FAR I HAVEN\'T FOUND...

Easy To Set Up","Fast","Great Display","Great Extras","Great Software","Quiet

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Everything I thought it would be

 

I moved from Android to the iPhone nearly 2 years ago and just fell in love. Moved to the iPad and have pondered a windows-free world. Pulled the trigger on the iMac while it was on sale and I had a $150 off coupon via my .edu email.I could not be...

Easy Setup, easy to use

nothing ATM

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Love the Mac

 

We've always been a windows family, but finally have made the switch to a Mac. We won't be going back.This product has... Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, good sound quality, Easy to set up, A nice compact size, great picture quality, Lightning...

Speed and ease of use

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should have had this years aago

 

my daughter tried to get me to change many moons ago but I did not want to. I always had trouble with my old computer and one day I was really disgusted and changed. I like the big screen , the brightness, all the helpful items that tell me what to do...

i have had no problems

still looking

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Love the Mac

 

We've always been a windows family, but finally have made the switch to a Mac. We won't be going back.This product has... Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, good sound quality, Easy to set up, A nice compact size, great picture quality, Lightning...

Speed and ease of use

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Everything I thought it would be

 

I moved from Android to the iPhone nearly 2 years ago and just fell in love. Moved to the iPad and have pondered a windows-free world. Pulled the trigger on the iMac while it was on sale and I had a $150 off coupon via my .edu email.I could not be...

Easy Setup, easy to use

nothing ATM

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Single Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
True Resolution:Full HD

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable / vPro
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Mac OS X Mountain Lion / OS X MAVERICKS
Product Type:AIO
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT750M / HD GRAPHICS 4600 / IRIS PRO 5200
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU + OnBoard / OnBoard Graphic

Processor

Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-4430S / I5-4570R / I5-4570S / I7-4770S
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