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Apple iMac Core 2 Duo (Late 2008)

Apple iMac Core 2 Duo (Late 2008)
alaScore 80

23 reviews

Sep, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The design also gets good feedback.

design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple iMac Core 2 Duo (Late 2008) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Apple iMac Core 2 Duo (Late 2008)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Apple iMac Core 2 Duo (Late 2008) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

design, usability

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHz - 24" TFT

 

Remains the same, but underneath Apple makes some small but meaningful updates to its all-in-one iMac. Specifications: Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (3.06 GHz) ; RAM installed: 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM ; Hard drive: 500 GB Standard Apple recently updated its iMac...

Great machine, quality build, gorgeous design.

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Appl- iMac-Core-2 Duo-3.06 GHz - 24" TFT

 

Just awesome. We can say apple is always one step ahead of their competitors. Their mac operating system is also great , its performance level is excellent. Now apple is becoming popular as apple products are in reach of a normal man's pocket so...

Good to use

Nothing

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Once You Have a Mac, You Won't Go Back!

 

My brother has been buying Apple computers for about 7 years now and has constantly advised me to buy one - "Once you own a Mac, you won't go back!", he would say. Anyway, I have now been the proud owner of the 24in iMac for about 6 months and thought...

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Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHz - 24"

 

The Apple has come leaps and bounds when it comes to compatibility. I have had zero issues with this on this machine. Although this used to be a huge issue for mac users, it is no longer a concern. The new operating system can even run Windows...

Good

None

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Apple Products

 

Apple products are the best than any other products available in the market. Their design and technology is unique. Their personal computer's are very slim that's just awesome. We can say apple is always one step ahead of their competitors. Their mac...

Best performance and clarity

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Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHz - 24" TFT

 

apple products are the best and they have no competition in this world the screen size is just the best and the clarity is very great and one can't even think of this type of clarity on a tft . the best thing about this is the mac os it can handle...

good graphics and fast

none

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My known is wrong. The Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHz-24"TFT changes my mine. This Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHz is really best laptop. This laptop display, Processor: This Apple iMac Core 2 Duo cache memory, ram and many other functions is so easy to...

Beautyful display powerful workhorse of a computer

Nothing I know

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i love apple Imac

 

Apple has recently updated the iMac line, updating the components without touching the brushed aluminum and glass design that was submitted last August. As in the past, Apple sells four iMac models - two 20 inch model and 24 two-inch model - which...

good for you

none

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Buy the Warranty!

 

Get the Applecare Extended Warranty!!! This is my second imac, but my 4th macintosh computer. (my job requires me to work on a macintosh) My previous imac suffered from a manufacturer's recall. (which was fixed, but eventually broke again after...

Beautiful display, powerful workhorse of a computer

Apple's quality has taken a dive

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Mac computers for the way you really live

 

This is the Mac I use everyday. First off it looks great but when you start to use it you realize how great it actually is. I have it set up in family room with an AirPort Extreme network hooked to it. We run three other computers off of this network....

high powered computer with all the bells and whistles

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Product Specifications

From any view, iMac is impressive. But little compares to sitting in front of the glossy widescreen display framed in amazingly slim anodized aluminum. iMac instantly turns your workspace from a cluttered desktop into a brilliant display podium. 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's nothing quite like seeing your life's events on the big screen, thanks to the iLife '09 built into every iMac. Every iMac includes high-performance NVIDIA graphics standard. Now games run smoother, photos load faster, and pro applications have even more power. The NVIDIA GeForce GT 130 processor delivers the fastest graphics performance yet. This iMac comes with Apple keyboard with numeric keypad.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cache Memory

Installed Size:6MB
Per Processor Size:6MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.1in
Height:20.5in
Weight:25.4lbs
Width:22.4in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:24in
Diagonal Size (metric):61cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1200
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac
Manufacturer:Apple
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Apple iMac

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1066MHz

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.1 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Apple MacOS X 10.5

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:3.06GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:640GB
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce GT 130
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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