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iMac (Late 2006) - Technical Specifications

Processor 1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
L2 Cache 2MB Shared 4MB Shared
Frontside Bus 667MHz
Memory 512MB (2x256MB) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300), supports up to 2GB 1GB (2x512MB) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300), supports up to 3GB
Hard drive 160GB Serial ATA(2); 7200 rpm 250GB Serial ATA(2); 7200 rpm
Optical drive 24x Combo Drive Slot-loading 8x SuperDrive with 2.4x Dual Layer burn (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Display 17-inch (viewable) widescreen TFT active-matrix LCD, 1440 x 900 pixels, millions of colors 20-inch (viewable) widescreen TFT active-matrix LCD, 1680 x 1050 pixels, millions of colors 24-inch (viewable) widescreen TFT active-matrix LCD, 1920 x 1200 pixels, millions of colors
Video Built-in iSight; Mini-DVI output port with support for DVI, VGA, S-video, and composite video connections via adapter (4)
Graphics Intel GMA 950 graphics processor with 64MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory ATI Radeon X1600 with 128MB GDDR3 SDRAM NVIDIA GeForce 7300GT with 128MB GDDR3 SDRAM
FireWire Two FireWire 400 ports; 8 watts shared One FireWire 400 and one FireWire 800 port; 15 watts shared
USB Three USB 2.0 ports; two USB 1.1 ports (on keyboard)
Audio Built-in stereo speakers, built-in microphone, optical digital audio output/headphone out, optical digital audio input/audio line in
Ethernet Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit)
Wireless Built-in 54 Mbps AirPort Extreme (802.11g)3 Built-in 54 Mbps AirPort Extreme (802.11g)3; built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) module.
Hardware accessories Apple Keyboard and Mighty Mouse Apple Remote, Apple Keyboard, and Mighty Mouse
Other Built-in IR Receiver Built-in IR Receiver, optional VESA mount adapter kit
Configure-to-Order Options 1GB Memory Upgrade (2x512MB) 
2GB Memory Upgrade (2x1GB) 
Apple Remote 
Apple USB Modem 
Software: iWork '06
2GB Memory Upgrade (2x1GB) 
3GB Memory Upgrade (1x1GB, 1x2GB) 
2.16GHz Core 2 Duo 
250 or 500GB HD 
Apple Wireless Keyboard/Mighty Mouse 
Apple USB Modem 
Software: iWork '06, Aperture, Logic Express, Final Cut Express
2GB Memory Upgrade (2x1GB) 
3GB Memory Upgrade (1x1GB, 1x2GB) 
2.33GHz Core 2 Duo 
500GB HD 
256MB VRAM 
Apple Wireless Keyboard/Mighty Mouse 
Apple USB Modem 
Software: iWork '06, Aperture, Logic Express, Final Cut Express
2GB Memory Upgrade (2x1GB) 
3GB Memory Upgrade (1x1GB, 1x2GB) 
2.33GHz Core 2 Duo 
500GB Hard Drive 
NVIDIA 7600 GT with 256MB VRAM 
Apple Wireless Keyboard/Mighty Mouse 
Apple USB Modem 
Software: iWork '06, Aperture, Logic Express, Final Cut Express
Limited warranty and service Your iMac comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase theAppleCare Protection Plan to extend your service and support to three full years. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-certified technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple support or call 800-823-2775.

 

Accessories

  • AirPort Express Base Station
  • AirPort Extreme Base Station
  • Apple 8x DVD-R Media Kit
  • Apple mini-DVI to DVI Adapter
  • Apple mini-DVI to VGA Adapter
  • Apple mini-DVI to Video Adapter
  • Apple FireWire Cable
  • AppleCare Protection Plan
  • iMac 24-inch VESA Mount Adapter

Software

  • iWork
  • Aperture
  • Logic Express
  • Final Cut Express

In the Box

  • iMac
  • Apple Keyboard
  • Mighty Mouse
  • Apple Remote(1)
  • Power cord
  • Install/restore DVDs
  • Printed and electronic documentation

Processor and memory

  • 1.83GHz, 2.0GHz, 2.16GHz or 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
  • 4MB shared L2 cache at full processor speed on iMac with 2.0GHz, 2.16Ghz, or 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
  • 2MB shared L2 cache at full processor speed on iMac with 1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
  • 667MHz system bus
  • 17-inch model with 1.83GHz processor
    • 512MB (2x256MB) of PC2-5300 (667MHz) DDR2 memory
    • Two SODIMM slots support up to 2GB
  • 17-inch model with 2.0GHz processor, 20-inch and 24-inch models
    • 1GB (2x512MB) of PC2-5300 (667MHz) DDR2 memory
    • Two SODIMM slots support up to 3GB

Storage

  • 17-inch model
    • 160GB Serial ATA 7200-rpm hard drive
    • Optional 250- and 500GB Serial ATA 7200-rpm hard drives on model with 2.0GHz processor
  • 20-inch and 24-inch models
    • 250GB Serial ATA 7200-rpm hard drive (2)
    • Optional 500GB Serial ATA 7200-rpm hard drive
  • 17-inch model with 1.83GHz processor with slot-loading 24x Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
    • Reads DVDs at up to 8x speed
    • Writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed
    • Writes CD-RW discs at up to 16x speed
    • Reads CDs at up to 24x speed
  • 17-inch model with 2.0GHz processor, 20-inch model and 24-inch model with slot-loading 8x SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
    • Writes DVD+R DL discs at up to 2.4x speed
    • Writes DVD-R and DVD+R discs at up to 8x speed
    • Writes DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs at up to 4x speed
    • Reads DVDs at up to 8x speed
    • Writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed
    • Writes CD-RW discs at up to 16x speed
    • Reads CDs at up to 24x speed

Communications

  • Built-in 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme Card (802.11g standard) (3)
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) module (1)
  • Built-in 10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • Works with 56K V.92 Apple USB Modem (sold separately)

Display

  • Built-in 17-inch (viewable), 20-inch (viewable), or 24-inch (viewable) widescreen TFT active-matrix liquid crystal display
  • Millions of colors at all resolutions
  • Typical viewing angle:
    • 17-inch model
      • 140° horizontal
      • 120° vertical
    • 20-inch model
      • 170° horizontal
      • 170° vertical
    • 24-inch model
      • 178° horizontal
      • 178° vertical
  • Typical brightness: 250 cd/m (17-inch model); 280 cd/m (20-inch model); 400 cd/m (24-inch model)
  • Typical contrast ratio: 500:1 (17-inch model); 800:1 (20-inch model); 700:1 (24-inch model)

Graphics and Video

  • 17-inch model with 1.83GHz processor
    • Intel GMA 950 graphics processor with 64MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory
  • 17-inch model with 2.0GHz processor and 20-inch model
    • ATI Radeon X1600 graphics processor using PCI Express
    • 128MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
    • Optional 256MB of GDDR3 SDRAM on 20-inch model
  • 24-inch model
    • NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT graphics processor with 128MB of GDDR3 SDRAM using PCI Express
    • Optional NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR3 SDRAM using PCI Express
  • Mini-DVI output port with support for DVI, VGA, S-video, and composite video connections via adapter(4)
  • Built-in iSight camera
  • Support for external display in extended desktop
    • Digital resolutions up to 1920 x 1200
    • Analog resolutions up to 2048 x 1536
  • Support for external display in video mirroring mode

Electrical and environmental requirements

  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 180W (17- and 20-inch models); 220W (24-inch model)
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 185° F (-40° to 85° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet

Size and weight (17-inch)

  • Height: 16.9 inches (43.0 cm)
  • Width: 16.8 inches (42.6 cm)
  • Depth: 6.8 inches (17.3 cm)
  • Weight: 15.5 pounds (7 kg)(5)

Size and weight (20-inch)

  • Height: 18.6 inches (47.2 cm)
  • Width: 19.4 inches (49.3 cm)
  • Depth: 7.4 inches (18.9 cm)
  • Weight: 22 pounds (10 kg)(5)

Size and weight (24-inch)

  • Height: 20.6 inches (52.3 cm)
  • Width: 22.6 inches (57.4 cm)
  • Depth: 8.1 inches (20.7 cm)
  • Weight: 24.7 pounds (11.2 kg)(5)

Peripheral connections

  • 17-inch and 20-inch models
    • Two FireWire 400 ports; 8 watts shared
  • 24-inch model
    • One FireWire 400 and one FireWire 800 port; 15 watts shared
  • Total of five USB ports: three USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps) on computer, two USB 1.1 ports on keyboard

Audio

  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • 17-inch and 20-inch models
    • Internal 12-watt digital amplifier
  • 24-inch model
    • Internal 24-watt digital amplifier
  • Headphone/optical digital audio output (minijack)
  • Audio line in/optical digital audio input (minijack)
  • Built-in microphone

Software

  • Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger (includes Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat AV, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Xcode Developer Tools)
  • iLife '06 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand), Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive, iWork (30-day trial), Big Bang Board Games, Comic Life, Omni Outliner, and Apple Hardware Test
  • Front Row
  • Photo Booth

  1. Not included with 17-inch iMac with a 1.83GHz processor.
  2. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  3. Wireless Internet access requires AirPort Express or AirPort Extreme Base Station and Internet access (fees may apply). Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort.
  4. Requires adapter, sold separately.
  5. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  • Intel and Intel Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
  • Internet access requires a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.
  • Product contains electronic documentation.
  • Backup copy of software is included.
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