New IMac With 5K Retina Display Challenges Mac Pro

Posted: Oct 22 2014, 2:34am CDT | by , in News | Apple


New iMac with 5K Retina Display Challenges Mac Pro
  • Retina 5K Display has 14.7m Pixels
  • iMac with Retina Display starts at $2,499
  • New iMac is Available Now

New iMac with Retina Display is out of this world not just because of its Display. It also can beat low end Mac Pro in performance.

Apple unveiled the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display, featuring the world’s highest resolution display with a breathtaking 14.7 million pixels. At this amazing resolution, text appears sharper than ever, videos are unbelievably lifelike, and you can see new levels of detail in your photos. With the latest quad-core processors, high-performance graphics, Fusion Drive and Thunderbolt 2, iMac with Retina 5K display is the most powerful iMac ever made. 

Now there is proof that the new iMac is fast. According to Geekbench 3 test results, the new iMac beats the lower end Mac Pro in performance. The the top of the line 4.0GHz Retina 5K iMac reaches a score of 4,438 on the single-core 64-bit benchmarking test, while multi-core testing achieves a score of 16,407 according to MacRumors.

So not only the screen is outstanding but also the performance. The new iMac with Retina 5K display delivers an immersive user experience. With a resolution of 5120 x 2880, iMac with Retina 5K display has four times more pixels than the standard 27-inch iMac and 67 percent more pixels than a 4K display. 

The iMac with Retina 5K display configured with a 3.5 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.9 GHz, AMD Radeon R9 M290X graphics and a 1TB Fusion Drive starts at $2,499 (US). The 4.0Ghz Core i7 CPU is adding $250 to that price tag. Configure your iMac on the Apple Store.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
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