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Sneaky Snake

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27" iMac Update: 10th Gen Intel Chips, RDNA GPUs, 10Gb Networking, and more

04 August 2020 - 10:34 AM

Apple updated the 27" iMac today. Notable updates:
  • 10th gen intel chips, up to the 10 core i9 10900 CPU
  • RDNA graphics, up to 5700XT with 16GB GDDR6
  • Double the memory capacity (up to 128GB)
  • Option for "Nano-texture" glass (Apple speak for matte display)
  • Option for 10Gb networking
  • Same 2012 design (probably saving the fresh new design for the apple silicon iMac)
SSD storage is now standard on all 21.5" and 27" iMacs (about time). RIP fusion drives. The 21.5" iMac remains unchanged otherwise.

16" Macbook Pro

13 November 2019 - 12:20 PM

Pretty nice upgrade: https://www.apple.co...macbook-pro-16/

Some highlights:
  • Same starting price as 15" model it replaces
  • Much improved Navi graphics (5500M is around 90% faster then the 560X, and around 40% faster then the Vega20 in gaming)
  • Double the storage on the base model configs (base config now starts at 512GB)
  • Return of the scissor mechanism keyboard should hopefully mean the end of the keyboard reliability issues
  • Return of physical ESC key
  • They let you fully upgrade the GPU on the base model (don't need to get the 8 core model to get the good GPU)