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Buy a used Mac (without getting burned) With the economy in the tank, you or someone you know is probably putting off the decision to buy a new Mac. But what about a used Mac? Sure, it doesn’t have all the glitz of a shiny new unibody MacBook, but an older-generation MacBook might just do the trick for a lot less money. Heck, you’d be surprised at how well an older iBook G4 can still handle just about everything that you might want to do. Here’s how to make sure your money is well spent. 1. Check the battery life (laptops only) As any road warrior knows, laptop batteries don’t last forever. When you go to look at the prospective laptop, take a copy of Christoph Sinai’s free coconutBattery ( ) on a thumb drive with you.

If coconutBattery tells you that the computer’s cycle count is over 250, consider skipping that machine, or ask for a discount so you have money left to buy a new battery. 2. Some of the worries that a lot of buyers of used Macs have (including me) come down to two questions: “How reliable is this Mac?” 3. 4. Apple 21.5-inch iMac CTO 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 | PowerMax. Display 21.5-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 1920 by 1080 resolution with support for millions of colors Memory 8GB of 1867MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory, configurable to 16GB Storage1 Configurable up to 1TB or 2TB Fusion Drive or 256GB of flash storage (SSD) Video Support and Camera FaceTime HD camera Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840 by 2160 pixels on an external display Support for extended desktop and video mirroring modes FaceTime HD camera Audio Stereo speakers Dual microphones 3.5 mm headphone jack Headphone/optical digital audio output (minijack) Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone Connections and Expansion 3.5 mm headphone jack SDXC card slot Four USB 3 ports (compatible with USB 2) Two Thunderbolt 2 ports Mini DisplayPort output Support for HDMI, DVI, VGA, and dual-link DVI (adapters sold separately) 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector) Kensington lock slot Input Apple Magic Keyboard 2.

iMac+21.5-inch+quad-core+16GB+memory site:powermax.com. Apple iMac Core i7 2 93GHz 27” Mid 2010 16GB RAM 2 TB Mavericks OS Tested. Configure - Apple. Apple 21.5" iMac (Late 2015) Z0RR-MK4426-BH B&H Photo Video. The late 2015 Apple 21.5" iMac measures at just 5 mm at its edges, which is 40% less volume than the 2011 iMac. The 21.5" widescreen display features LED backlighting for vibrant, accurate color. With in-plane switching (IPS) technology, the iMac has a wide 178° viewing angle. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution, supported by integrated Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200. The iMac houses a quad-core 5th-gen Broadwell 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5 processor with 16GB of 1867 MHz LPDDR3 onboard RAM. For storage, the iMac has a 2TB Fusion Drive. Outfitted with 802.11ac Wi-Fi (backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n) for the speediest hook-ups to your home network, this iMac is also configured with Bluetooth 4.0, as well as an SDXC card slot for extra storage, four USB 3.0 ports, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, and a Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) jack.

It also has a Kensington lock slot for added security. The 21.5" iMac runs the Mac OS X El Capitan operating system. Kanex XD HDMI to Mini Displayport Converter- iMac 27 inch to HDTV: Electronics. Use your iMac as a display with Target Display Mode. Target Display Mode lets you use the built-in display on a supported iMac as an external display for another Mac. About Target Display Mode To use your iMac as a display, connect it to another Mac using the correct cable (see System Requirements below).

Then press Command-F2 on the keyboard connected to your iMac. When you're done, press Command-F2 again. System Requirements You need the following to use Target Display Mode: A Mac notebook or desktop with a Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt portA Thunderbolt cable or a Mini DisplayPort to Mini DisplayPort cable A supported iMac with OS X v10.6.1 or later. See the list below for iMac models that support Target Display Mode, the type of cable you need to connect that model of iMac, and the kind of port you need on your other Mac.

Note: iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) and later iMac models can't be used as Target Display Mode displays. Use Target Display Mode Follow these steps to start using your iMac as a display: If Command-F2 doesn't work. Universal Gooseneck 27" Clip on Stand Blue for iPhone Galaxy Any Other Phone. Apple 27" iMac El Capitan OS 2TB Fusion Drive 256 GB Flash Storage 168GB RAM. Apple MD096CT/A 27" iMac (2012) 3.4GHz Core i7:... in stock at OWC. 3.4GHz Intel Core i7 Processor MD096CT/A (Late 2012) Ready for Mac OS 10.11 'El Capitan' *Free Apple Download when available* Used | Very Good Condition System Configuration: Memory: 8GB (2 x 4GB) PC12800 1600MHz DDR3 Storage: 768GB Solid State Drive Optical Drive: None Networking: Built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi Built-in Bluetooth 4.0 Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet Video: 27-inch LED-Backlit 2560 x 1440 Display Thunderbolt digital video output for adding 2nd Display Pre-Loaded/Licensed Software: Pre-loaded with Apple OS X 10.8.5 (Supported by Apple for up to Mac OS X 10.11 'El Capitan') Very Good Condition Examples: OWC Tested.

OWC individually inspects and fully tests every pre-owned computer to confirm full functionality and accurate grading. Experience huge savings on iMac! Any iteration of iMac is a fantastic all-in-one machine, and when purchased used, through OWC, you can count on all the horsepower at a fraction of the price of buying new. Talk about oomph. Mac mini 2.3Ghz Intel Core i7 4GB 1TB MD388 A1347 Preowned - $995.00. Details. ME086LL/A iMac "Core i5" 2.7GHz 21.5-Inch (Late-2013)-Pre owned.

Apple Model # A1418,ME086LL/A (EMC 2638) Product Specification: iMac14,1 "Core i5" 2.7Ghz 21.5-Inch Aluminum (Late 2013) features a 22 nm Quad Core 2.7GHz Intel "Core i5" I5-4570R "Haswell/Crystalwell" processor with four independent processor cores on a single chip Introduction Date: Late 2013 System Bus Speed: OPI Memory installed: 8 GB PC3-12800 DDR3. Maximum Ram: 16GB.Memory slots: 2 Hard Drive: 1TB Serial ATA (6 Gb/s) 5400 rpm Video Card: Intel Iris Pro 5200 graphics processor that shares memory with the system.Standard VRAM: 1.5 GB Ports: 4 USB (3.0) - NO Firewire 800Mhz expansion Slots: SD Card Optical Drive:This iMac does not have an internal optical drive.

Wireless Card: AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth 4.0 Apple Aluminum Keyboard and Mouse included. Mac OSX 10.9 Installed Pre Owned. Fully Tested. 90 Days Usedmac warranty FAQ Topics: How do i get my FedEx or USPS Track ing Number? Does Usedmac Deliver to PO Boxes? Usedmac Can ship to residential P.O. Used Apple iMac 21.5-inch (Aluminum) 3.1GHZ Quad Core i7 (Late 2012) A1418-2544 - GainSaver. Options: Use the Configurator (to the right) to select: Hard Drive, Optical Drive, Memory and Airport Card. Extended Warranty, Diagnostics Testing and Insurance must be added at time of purchase. Product Includes: Computer, keyboard, mouse, power cord, Apple Mac OS, optional Microsoft Windows OS and optional Parallels installed, iLife installed on hard drive.

Paper manuals not included. Electronic versions are available online. Resources: Specifications for iMac Desktop 21.5" 3.1GHz Intel Quad Core i7 (A1418-2544)iMac ManualsWe've got you covered! The GainSaver 30 Day Money Back Guarantee means you’re covered. Send it back and GainSaver will: Replace your computer with the same or equivalent model Allow you to upgrade to a different computer or system configuration Refund your money You can’t lose. Need more coverage? With GainSaver’s Extended Warranty programs, you can extend the protection provided by our 30 Day Guarantee for up to three years. 90 Days One Year Two Years Three Years Memory.

iMac "Core i3" 3.06 21.5-Inch (Mid-2010) Specs (Mid-2010, MC508LL/A, iMac11,2, A1311, 2389) Apple iMac "Core i3" 3.06 21.5-Inch (Mid-2010) Specs Identifiers: Mid-2010 - MC508LL/A - iMac11,2 - A1311 - 2389 All iMac Models | All 2010 Models | Dynamically Compare This Mac to Others Distribute & Use Page: Bookmark & Share or Embed | Download: PDF Manual The iMac "Core i3" 3.06 21.5-Inch Aluminum (Mid-2010) is powered by a dual core 3.06 GHz Intel "Core i3" I3-540 (Clarkdale) processor with a dedicated 256k level 2 cache for each core and a 4 MB shared level 3 cache.

In lieu of a system bus, it has a "Direct Media Interface" (DMI) that "connects between the processor and chipset" at 2.5 GT/s. By default, it is configured with 4 GB of RAM (1333 MHz PC3-10600 DDR3 SDRAM), a 500 GB (7200 RPM) hard drive, a vertically-mounted slot-loading DVD±R DL "SuperDrive", and ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics with 256 MB of dedicated GDDR3 memory. Externally, the "Mid-2010" iMac line uses the same "edge-to-edge" glass design and "seamless all aluminum enclosure" as the "Late 2009" models replaced.

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Since there are no moving ... more » Highlights: 240GB Storage Capacity, USB 3.0 Interface, No Moving Parts, Bus-Powered, Includes 10GB Cloud Backup, Preformatted NTFS for Windows. It features an aluminum body engineered to effectively dissipate heat and provide convenient portability. Since there are no moving parts inside the SSD it is suitable for quiet environments thanks to its silent operation. « less Online stores Reviews Details Free shipping Refurbished / used Sponsored Products and offers that match your query. Details BrandOyen Digital Part NumberU318-SSD-240-BK Feedback Want to suggest a feature, report a bug, or tell us about incorrect data? Buy Refurbished Used Apple Mac Desktops | GainSaver.

Refurbished 21.5-inch iMac 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 - Apple. Used Apple iMac 21.5-inch (Aluminum) 3.1GHZ Quad Core i7 (Late 2012) A1418-2544 - GainSaver. Options: Use the Configurator (to the right) to select: Hard Drive, Optical Drive, Memory and Airport Card. Extended Warranty, Diagnostics Testing and Insurance must be added at time of purchase. Product Includes: Computer, keyboard, mouse, power cord, Apple Mac OS, optional Microsoft Windows OS and optional Parallels installed, iLife installed on hard drive. Paper manuals not included. Electronic versions are available online. Resources: Specifications for iMac Desktop 21.5" 3.1GHz Intel Quad Core i7 (A1418-2544)iMac ManualsWe've got you covered! The GainSaver 30 Day Money Back Guarantee means you’re covered. Send it back and GainSaver will: Replace your computer with the same or equivalent model Allow you to upgrade to a different computer or system configuration Refund your money You can’t lose.

Need more coverage? With GainSaver’s Extended Warranty programs, you can extend the protection provided by our 30 Day Guarantee for up to three years. 90 Days One Year Two Years Three Years Memory.