iFixit disassembled the new 21.5-inch iMac [Photos]


21.5-inch iMac

IFixit staff gave up another showdown electronic news, and it is not surprising that this time the inside is considering a new iMac. For these experiments, a model with a new 21.5-inch iMac was dissembled, which went on sale last Friday.

The interesting things iFixit found in the new 21.5-inch iMac 2012 Released? First, an improved cooling system, two microphones and a special rubber seal, which “absorbs vibration rotating hard drive.” It is noteworthy that in the new monoblocks Apple abandoned the traditional 3.5-inch hard drives in favor of Hitachi 2.5-inch Western Digital drives to save space. Upgraded computer all-in-one uses a thin 5-mm IPS-display with LED backlight production LG Electronics.


The cooling system in the 2012 iMac has a centralized unit with one fan, while the previous models used just three rotating assembly. According to the orientation of the array, the air is drawn out of the computer passes through the cooling system, and then the fan emits a stream of hot air through the hole hidden behind the stand.


Experts pointed out that, unlike the 2011 model year, the process of upgrade RAM, CPU or hard drive in the updated 21.5-inch iMac means the need to fully disassemble the computer and remove the motherboard.


“Opening” of the new iMac, produced by specialists iFixit, demonstrates that the 21.5-inch iMac glass and LCD panels are glued instantly to the laptop. When reassembling impeccably set and LCD glass is sort of not possible. For ease of disassembly new monoblocks Apple received three out of 10 that you can think of factors.

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