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Macworld Reviews the new 27-inch iMac

James Galbraith:

Apple’s largest all-in-one desktop computer, the 27-inch iMac, was recently updated with a long list of under-the-hood changes, but it’s the strikingly thin design that people notice first. And while the 5mm edge on the new iMac is certainly impressive, you can’t help but wonder if the tradeoffs Apple made for the new design are worth it.

While the 27-inch model does include user-upgradable RAM, Galbraith bemoans the loss of the internal optical drive and Firewire ports. That said, he likes the less reflective screen, speed, speakers, FaceTime camera and the Fusion Drive.