Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 2.33 24-Inch With 2.33 GHz Processor, 250 GB Hard Drive, 2 GB RAM OS 10.7
Introduction Date: September 6, 2006 Discontinued Date: August 7, 2007
Processors: 1 (2 Cores) Architecture: 64-Bit
Geekbench 2 (32): 3065 Geekbench 2 (64): 3396
Geekbench 3 (32): 1222 Geekbench 3 (32): 2105
Geekbench 3 (64): 1327 Geekbench 3 (64): 2334
Processor Speed: 2.33 GHz Processor Type: Core 2 Duo (T7600)
Details: The Intel “Core 2 Duo” (T7600) processor includes two independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip.
Also see: How much faster are the “White” iMac Core 2 Duo models than the original iMac “Core Duo” systems?
Turbo Boost: N/A Custom Speeds: N/A
Processor Upgrade: ZIF Socket FPU: Integrated
System Bus Speed: 667 MHz Cache Bus Speed: 2.33 GHz (Built-in)
ROM/Firmware Type: EFI EFI Architecture: 32-Bit
L1 Cache: 32k/32k L2/L3 Cache: 4 MB (on chip)
RAM Type: PC2-5300 DDR2 Min. RAM Speed: 667 MHz
Details: Supports 667 MHz PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM (200-pin SO-DIMM).
Also see: How do you upgrade the RAM in the iMac “Core 2 Duo”? How much RAM of what type does it support?
Standard RAM: 1 GB Maximum RAM: 4 GB*
Details: 1 GB of RAM is installed as two 512 MB SO-DIMM modules.
*Apple officially supports 3 GB of RAM, but third-parties have been able to upgrade the system to 4 GB of RAM using two 2 GB memory modules with some limitations.
In the US (and many other countries), site sponsor Other World Computing sells memory — as well as other upgrades — for this iMac.
In the UK, site sponsor Flexx sells memory and other upgrades for this iMac.
In Australia, site sponsor RamCity sells memory and other upgrades for this iMac.
Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
Motherboard RAM: None RAM Slots: 2
Video Card: GeForce 7300GT VRAM Type: GDDR3
Details: NVIDIA GeForce 7300GT default graphics processor with 128 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM using PCI Express. GeForce 7600GT with 256 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM also available at the time of purchase for an additional US$125.
Also see: What type of video processor is provided by the iMac “Core Duo” and “Core 2 Duo” systems? Is it upgradable?
Standard VRAM: 128 MB* Maximum VRAM: 128 MB*
Built-in Display: 24.0″ Widescreen Native Resolution: 1920×1200
Details: This model has a 24.0″ TFT widescreen active matrix display with a native resolution of 1920×1200. Apple also reports a “typical” brightness of 400 cd/m2, contrast ratio of 700:1, and viewing angle of 178 degrees horizontal and 178 degrees vertical.
Also see: What are the differences between the displays used in the iMac “Core Duo/Core 2 Duo” models? What is the viewable angle and the brightness of each?
2nd Display Support: Dual/Mirroring 2nd Max. Resolution: 1920×1200*
Details: Apple reports that this model supports “digital resolutions up to 1920×1200” and “analog resolutions up to 2048×1536”.
Standard Storage: 250 GB HDD Std. Storage Speed: 7200 RPM
Details: In the US (and many other countries), site sponsor Other World Computing sells storage upgrades for this iMac.
In the UK, site sponsor Flexx sells storage upgrades for this iMac.
In Southeast Asia, site sponsor SimplyMac.sg sells storage upgrades for this iMac.
Also see: SSD Compatibility Guide for All G3 & Later Macs.
Storage Dimensions: 3.5″ (26.10 mm) Storage Interface: Serial ATA (1.5 Gb/s)
Standard Optical: 8X DL “SuperDrive” Standard Disk: None
Standard Modem: None Standard Ethernet: 10/100/1000Base-T
Details: An external Apple USB Modem was available for US$49.
Standard AirPort: 802.11a/b/g/n Standard Bluetooth: 2.0+EDR
USB Ports: 3 (2.0) Firewire Ports: 1 (400), 1 (800)
Expansion Slots: None Expansion Bays: None
Details: In the US (and many other countries), site sponsor Other World Computing sells a wide variety of external expansion options and hand-picked accessories like external storage, stands, keyboards, cables, adapters, speakers, and more for this iMac.
In Australia, site sponsor Macfixit offers an extensive selection of external expansion options and accessories like docks, stands, chargers, keyboards, security products, and more for this iMac.
Incl. Keyboard: Apple Keyboard Incl. Input: Mighty Mouse
Case Type: All-in-One Form Factor: iMac Intel 24-Inch
Apple Order No: BTO/CTO Apple Subfamily: Late 2006 – 24″
Apple Model No: A1200 (EMC 2111) Model ID: iMac6,1
Details: Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.
Also see: All Macs with the A1200 Model Number, the 2111 EMC Number, and the iMac6,1 Model Identifier.
For more about these identifiers and how to locate them on each Mac, please refer to EveryMac.com’s Mac Identification section.
Battery Type: N/A Battery Life: N/A
Pre-Installed MacOS: X 10.4.7 (8K1123) Maximum MacOS: X 10.7.5*
Minimum Windows: XP SP2 (32-Bit)* Maximum Windows: 7 (32-Bit)*
MacOS 9 Support: None Windows Support: Boot/Virtualization
Details: Also see: Are there any third-party programs to run Mac OS 9/Classic applications on Intel Macs?
Site sponsor OHS specializes in heavily upgraded Macs capable of running both Mac OS X and Mac OS 9 applications.
For more on running Windows on Intel Macs, please refer to the exhaustive Windows on Mac Q&A.
Dimensions: 20.6 x 22.6 x 8.1 Avg. Weight: 24.7 lbs. (11.2 kg)