iMac 27″ from £399

iMac 27 3.2Ghz Core i3, 8G RAM, 1000GB HD, 512 video, 10.11.6 El Capitan, full range graphics, design & office software, wireless keyboard & mouse from £399*

The iMac Core i3 3.2 27-Inch Aluminum (Mid-2010) is powered by a dual core 3.2 GHz Intel Core i3 I3-550 (Clarkdale) processor with a dedicated 256k level 2 cache for each core and a 4 MB shared level 3 cache. In lieu of a system bus, it has a Direct Media Interface (DMI) that connects between the processor and chipset at 2.5 GT/s.

By default, it is configured with 4 GB of RAM (1333 MHz PC3-10600 DDR3 SDRAM), a 1 TB (7200 RPM) hard drive, a vertically-mounted slot-loading DVDRW DL SuperDrive, and ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics with 512 MB of dedicated GDDR3 memory.

It also has a built-in iSight video camera and built-in stereo speakers underneath the 27″ glossy 16:9 LED-backlit TFT Active Matrix LCD (2560×1440 native) display with IPS technology.

Connectivity includes four USB 2.0 ports, a Firewire 800 port, built-in AirPort Extreme, and Gigabit Ethernet, as well as an audio capable Mini DisplayPort, which supports an external display up to 30″ (2560×1600).

Externally, the Mid-2010 iMac line uses the same edge-to-edge glass design and seamless all aluminum enclosure as the Late 2009 models replaced. Internally, however, the Mid-2010 line is equipped with faster processors, faster graphics processors, and faster memory, as well as support for the SDXC SD card format.

An aluminum remote was offered for an additional US$19,

*£399 model has minor screen blemishes only visible on white screen. Other models available with no blemishes