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Apple iMac “Core 2 Duo” 2.16 GHz 24″ 2006 Specs

iMac – MA456LL – iMac6,1 – A1200

Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 2006 Specs

About this iMac

2006 Saw another important switch in the iMac family. The introduction of Intel Core 2 Duo Processors replacing the PowerPC processors was attempted in this brand first and it was the first time an Apple computer had worked with an Intel Processor. The iMac released in 2006 had a 2.16 GHz Intel “Core 2 Duo” Processor (T7400). This was also the first time that the secondary display on the iMac was not just mirroring the primary display but also an extension of the primary screen from its mini-DVI port. It also came in a package with the Apple Mighty Mouse, a six-button Apple Remote as well as Apple “Front Row” a predecessor to iTunes which provided a simple interface to play music, photo slideshows, DVDs, and iMovies all these features were also controlled using the six button remote. USB 2.0 ports, FireWire ports, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR were included in the connectivity options of the device. It was packed with features that made it suitable for literally every type of user, ranging from formal, to informal. It was an iconic machine of its day.

Processor

2 2.16 GHz Core 2 Duo

Ram

1 GB

Apple iMac PowerPC G5 2004 Specs
Storage

250 GBHard Drive

Battery Life

Plugged-in

Storage & Memory

The device was built with 250.0 GB Serial ATA (1.5Gb/s) hard drive storage with a disk speed of 7200 RPM.

Screen Size and Resolution

The iMac featured a 24 inch screen with TFT active matrix LCD display and a native resolution of 1920×1200.

Processor& Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

The iMac had Mac OS X 10.4.7 (8K1123)pre-installed on it. This was the first iMac to be powered by an Intel “Core 2 Duo” processor with a processing speed of 2.16 GHz. Its graphics processor was the NVIDIA GeForce 7300GT graphics with 128 MB of GDDR3 memory.

Memory & Architecture

The device was built with 4 MB on-chip level 2 cache with a frontside bus of 667 MHz and with 1 GB of 667 MHz PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM for its RAM.

Upgradability

Although the iMac came with1 GB of RAM it could be upgraded up to 4 GB of RAM.
The Operating System of the iMac can also be upgraded from its pre-installed Mac OS X 10.4.7 (8K1123) up to MacOS X 10.7.5. This iMac was also able to act as a host to Windows OS, mainly being Windows XP SP2 (32-Bit) and more recently Windows 7 (32-Bit).
This iMac had the following dimensions of 52.3 cm, 57.4 cm, 20.7 cm and a weight of24.7 lbs. (11.2 kg).

Inclusive Features

The iMac includes the following features and ports:

  • A Power Adapter (100V-240V, 220W maximum)
  • Standard AirPort Extreme (802.11g).
  • Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Two FireWire 400 ports
  • 1 Mini-DVI that supports both mirroring and extension.
  • Apple Remote
  • iSight Video Camera for video conferencing
  • Built-in Stereo Speakers

Introduced: September 6, 2006

Discontinued:  August 7, 2007

Screen Size and Resolution

Memory

Screen Size

24 inches TFT

Level 1 Cache

32k/32k

Resolution

1920×1200

Level 2/Level 3 Cache

4 MB (on-chip)

Processor

RAM Type

PC2-5300 DDR2

Processors

1 (2 Cores)

Min. RAM Speed

667 MHz

Architecture

64-Bit

Standard RAM

1 GB

Speed

2.16 GHz

Maximum RAM

4 GB

Type

Core 2 Duo (T7400)

RAM Slots

2

Processor Upgrade

ZIF Socket

Motherboard RAM

None

FPU

Integrated

Graphics

System Bus Speed

667 MHz

Video Card

GeForce 7300GT

Cache Bus Speed

2.16 GHz (Built-in)

VRAM Type

GDDR3

ROM/Firmware

EFI

Standard VRAM

128 MB

EFI Architecture

32-Bit

Maximum VRAM

128 MB

Storage

Inclusive Features and Ports

Standard Storage

250 GB HDD

Standard Optical Drive

8X DL “Super Drive”

Storage Speed

7200 RPM

Standard Ethernet

10/100/1000Base-T

Storage Dimensions

3.5” (26.10 mm)

Standard Modem

None

Storage Interface

Serial ATA (1.5Gb/s)

Standard Air Port

802.11a/b/g

Battery

Standard Bluetooth

2.0+ EDR

Type

N/A

USB Port 2.0

3

Battery Life

N/A

FireWire (400)

2

Description

Keyboard

Apple Keyboard

Case Type

All-in-One

Inclusive Input

Mighty Mouse

Form Factor

iMac Intel 24-Inch

S-Video Output

1

Apple Order No

MA456LL

Microphone

1 (Built-in)

Apple Subfamily

Late 2006 – 24″

Headphone

1

Apple Model Number

A1200 (EMC 2111)

Sound Out

1

Model ID

iMac 6.1

Power Adapter

1

Refurbished Macbook Pro

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