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Best Buy is slashing prices on iMacs in a special 2-day sale.
The new iMac models will now start at $1,174.99 for the 21.5-inch variety and $1,674.99 for the 27-inch model. This is basically a $125 discount on both models and should encourage Apple fans to purchase the computer through the retailer.
The latest 27-inch iMac model is now available on Apple's refurbished website.
The company is offering the latest generation iMac starting at $1,529. Apple started selling the 21.5-inch iMac refurbished in the beginning of this year and now the company finally began offering the 27-inch model this week.
Apple unveiled this new line of iMac computers at the end of last year and made some drastic changes to the exterior design.
The new iMac's body is 80 percent thinner than the previous model and features edge-to-edge glass on its display.
Apple also has made the computer 8 lbs. lighter and has given it a FaceTime HD camera in the front, dual microphones, a stereo sound system, an SDXC card slot, 4 USB 3.0 ports, two Thunderbolt ports, and a mini display output with support for DVI, VGA, and dual-link DVI.
The exact measurements for the 21.5-inch are as follows: the computer has a height of 17.7 inches, a width of 20.8 inches, stand depth of 6.9 inches, and will weigh 12.5 pounds.
The measurements for the 27-inch model are 20.3 inches for height, 25.6 inches wide, 8 inches stand depth, and it will weigh 21 pounds.
The 21.5-inch iMac comes with an LED backlit display with 1920 x 1080 resolution, a 2.7GHz quad-core processor, 1TB of storage, 8GB DDR3 memory, NVIDIA GeForce GT graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR5 memory, and it originally started at $1,299.
The 27-inch model comes with and LED backlit display with 2560 x 1440 resolution, a 2.9GHz quad-core i5 processor with 6MB L3 cache or 3.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with 6MB L3 cache, 1TB hard drive, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 memory, a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR5 memory, and normally started at $1,799.