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Apple IMAC MC309B/A

Apple IMAC MC309B/A
alaScore 86

388 reviews

Jan, 2015

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 388 reviews of Apple IMAC MC309B/A. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and price. The design and usability also get good reviews, but comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, design, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple IMAC MC309B/A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 331 user reviews of Apple IMAC MC309B/A from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Comments about the size and price are generally positive. The design and usability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, design, price, size

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iMac MC309LL/A 21.5-Inch DesktopApple iMac MC309LL/A 21.5-Inch Desktop (OLD VERSION)Apple iMAC All In One A1224 20" Desktop (Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66Ghz, 320GB Hard Drive, 4096Mb RAM, DVDRW Drive, OS X 10.5.2)

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top of the line computer


super fast imac great for gamming

Easy To Set Up","Fast","Great Display","Great Extras","Great Software","Nothing like an imac","Quiet

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1st iMac


1st iMac and it arrived in perfect condition, promptly and it works. Love J & R as I never have any problems when buying from them. While I have an iPad & iPhone had always been a Windows computer user and while I miss a couple of things on my HP this...

Easy To Set Up","Fast","Great Display","JR delivers once again","Quiet


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Outstanding Machine


At first I was a little leery of switching from a PC to the Mac, but I\'m glad I did. This iMac was easy to set up and configure. It was able to find my wireless system quickly. I really like the wireless mouse and keyboard. The display is so bright...

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

Not Enough Software

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Great Purchase


This was a great purchase, our last iMac was about 8 years old, so this is a big upgrade for us. So far we are extremely satisfied.

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

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Good overall performer


Apple selling this computer without a DVD of the operating system (Lion) is a flaw. In case of problem with the system, you have to rely on the recovery from the web (if you have access, i.e., if your computer lets you or is not broken in that respect)...

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

Not Enough Software

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Great desktop for the price.


I use this computer for all my household finance info, writing projects, web research, and holding a massive photo collection. I was amazed at how easy it was to migrate from my old iMac to this one. In about 5 minutes it was configured just like the...

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

Not Enough Software

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Big and beautiful


It\'s big. It\'s clear. It\'s fast and it\'s fun. It makes viewing photos more interesting. It makes my financial tracking easier. Can\'t wait to learn more from the classes I will start taking next week.

Easy To Set Up","Fast","Great Display","Great Extras","Great Software","Out of the box and go","Quiet

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a quality product


continued education; contact with others by email; entertainment and personal records & correspondencewonderful display and fast system.

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

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Multimedia workhorse


Got this wonderful machine from my wife for Christmas 2011. Absolutely love this computer. It takes a couple days to get used to navigating and using the controls. Differences in operation compared to a Windows machine might seem quirky at first but...

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Apple iMac fantastic


Easy to set up and use following apple start up guide. Excellent quality and looks great too.

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: Yes
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


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 Lion
Product Type:AIO


Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Radeon HD 6750M / Radeon HD6750M
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU + OnBoard
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU + OnBoard


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Hyper Threading: No
Processor:Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:i5-2400S