The iMac Core 2 Duo 2.16 with 24” screen is an Intel Mac with an entirely new processor and the largest screen so far. The iMac “Core 2 Duo” 2.16 24” is the all-in-one desktop computer in a polycarbonate casing behind the 24” screen, mounted on an aluminum stand with an adjusting hinge. The “Core 2 Duo” 2.16 24” features a 2.16GHz Intel “Core 2 Duo” processor (T7400), with two independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip, 1 GB of RAM, a 250 GB Serial ATA hard drive (7200 RPM), a slot-loading DVD+R DL “Super Drive”, NVIDIA GeForce 7300GT graphics with 128 MB of GDDR3 memory (PCI-Express), a built-in iSight webcam, a microphone and stereo speakers, as well as 2 Firewire “400” and 3 USB 2.0 ports. It also has built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet and mini-DVI capable of supporting a second display. The cooling system is CPU controlled and the in-built speakers are mounted beneath the 24” screen for the sound to bounce off the desk or other surface. The speakers’ grills also work as the vent ones.
iMac Core 2 Duo 2.16 24-Inch
Introduced on: September 6, 2006.
- Codename: Intel Mac.
- Processor Speed: 2.16 GHz.
- Processor Architecture: 64-bit.
- Processor type: Core 2 Duo (T7400) “Merom”.
- Processor upgrade: ZIF Socket.
- Cores: 2.
- On-Board Ram: 1GB, DDR2 667MHz (2 x 512 MB installed in two slots).
- Video: 24″ TFT active matrix LCD, 1440 x 900/1680 x 1050/1920 x 1200 pixels max resolution, viewing angle: 178° horizontal and 178° degrees vertical.
- Webcam: iSight Camera, 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 resolution.
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 7300GT with 128 MB of GDDR SDRAM (PCI-Express).
- Storage: 250 GB, 7200-rpm Ultra ATA-66 up to 128 GB Hard Drive Supported.
- Input\Output: 3x USB 2.0, 2x Firewire 400, built-in microphone, built-in speakers, audio out, audio input/output, iSight webcam.
- Optical drive: 8X DVD+R DL “Super Drive”.
- Internet \ Wireless connection: Integrated Airport Extreme 802.11b/g, Gigabit Ethernet Optional 56k V.92 USB modem, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, built-in infrared (IR) receiver for Apple Remote.
- Preinstalled OS: X 10.4.7 (8K1106).
- OS max. upgrade: 10.7.5.
- Dimensions: 20.6 x 22.6 x 8.1 inch.
- Weight: 24.7 lb.
Apple Orders, Discontinuation, Price
Apple Model No: A1200 (EMC 2111).
Apple Order number: MA456LL.
Discontinued: August 7, 2007.
- In this model Apple changed two third-party manufactures. First the new TFT matrix belonged to LG Philips – LG Phillips, LM240WU2-SLA1. Second, Apple switched the “red” team for the “green” one, that is, dropped Radeon for nVidia Geforce. Rumors had it, Radeon got problems with heating and drivers.
- In years to come Apple changed the video cards in its laptops as well.
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