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GigaOM says:

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If you’re looking for a machine that eliminates the technical hurdles of your daily grind, while delivering more than enough power to make your leisure-time activities much smoother, too, this is it. quote


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Critic reviews

7.9
7 reviews
  • Speed and features
    8.3
  • Design and form factor
    8.9
  • Expandability
    5.1
  • Noise
    10
  • Size and weight
  • Power consumption
    6.0

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User reviews

8.7
60 reviews
8.0
Engadget May 9, 2011

For a general consumer setup we can't help but think this is a bit too much. The vastly more affordable and still hugely capable 21.5-inch model makes a lot more sense ... But, for ease of setup, aesthetic appeal, and overall performance and flexibility, the iMac is as hard to ignore as ever.

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9.0
GigaOM May 12, 2011

If you’re looking for a machine that eliminates the technical hurdles of your daily grind, while delivering more than enough power to make your leisure-time activities much smoother, too, this is it.

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8.0
CNET May 3, 2011

We recommend Apple's new 27-inch iMac to digital media editors and others with serious performance needs on the strength of its impressive speed, its connected device potential, and its market-leading 27-inch display.

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8.0
Macworld May 5, 2011

The 2011 iMacs bring the product line up to date with the latest Intel’s processors and with FaceTime HD cameras, and the inclusion of Thunderbolt and SATA-3 compatible drive connections makes them ready for the next generation of storage devices.

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8.0
PC Mag May 4, 2011

It's pricey, has a huge screen, and is as powerful as an Asgardian thunder god. If you need a graphics PC for your business, the new Apple iMac 27-inch (Thunderbolt) will rival the huge tower workstations currently available.

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7.0
AnandTech May 27, 2011

It used to be that if you needed a fast desktop that ran OS X you ... had to shell out for a Mac Pro. With this generation I firmly believe that the 27-inch iMac is a real alternative.

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7.0
SlashGear May 13, 2011

This isn’t the all-in-one for buyers on a budget, and shopping around for regular desktops may find you equal or greater performance for your money, but the 2011 iMac is a polished update to one of the best machines on the market today.

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9.0
clayschu clayschu

So happy with this computer! We love the gorgeous HD++ screen and use it as a computer and a TV in the bedroom. More than capable of doing anything and everything we want. Ripped and encoded a DVD while watching Netflix HD streaming without any issues. We have yet to tax it with any task or...

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10
schneyer schneyer

Completely satisfied. This is an amazing machine and a beautiful piece of furniture, especially when placed on top of the onelessdesk.

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8.0
damaja damaja

in three month or more you can possibly have metallic dust on insides of screen matrix which can be seen on white background. Can becleaned only by authorized services. Otherwise its great

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