Cracking Open the 27" Apple iMac (2011)

27" Apple iMac teardown (Model: A1312)

In 2011, Apple updated the iMac line with Intel's second-generation Core CPU family and AMD's new Radeon HD 6000-series graphics processors. Apple also replaced the old Mini DisplayPort input with a Thunderbolt port.

In March, I took a look inside the HP Compaq 6000 Pro All-in-one Business PC and couldn't wait to see how the new iMac compared. Follow along as I crack open the 27" Apple iMac (2011).

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...