The new iMac will allow more video memory, a faster WiFi connection speed and improved graphics

Apple have announced that they are to update the current generation of iMac computers with improved specs.  Some of the features announced are Intel quad-core processors, new graphics, next generation WiFi and faster PCIe flash storage options.

There will be two versions of iMacs available, with an entry-level 21.5 inch iMac and a 27 - inch models.  Both will feature a 2.7 GHz quad-core i5 processor by Intel, along with a new Iris Pro graphics (smoother HD playback and gaming quality).

For those who wish to upgrade their iMac specs, there is a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor option, which be at 3.5 GHz and next generation NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M series with up to 4GB of video memory.

Improved features on the iMac will allow up to 40% more video memory and a 30% WiFi connection speed increase.

Memory wise, iMacs will have Fusion powered flash drives in 1TB and 3TB format options.  There will be a standard 8GB memory and 1TB hard drive on new models, with an option of up to 32GB memory and a 3TB hard drive also.

The new iMacs also come with two Thunderbolt and four USB 3.0 ports for connecting to external storage and displays.

Apple's current Mountain Lion Operating System will be on the iMacs, which will also have iCloud built-in for use with iPhones,  iPads and iPods.

The new iMacs are available to pre-order now on the Apple Store.

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