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This article was published on October 18, 2014

iFixit takes apart the new iMac with Retina display

iFixit takes apart the new iMac with Retina display
Roberto Baldwin
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Roberto Baldwin

Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015. Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015.

It has 14.7 million pixels, but none of those tiny dots of color could stop the folks over at iFixit from ripping apart the 27-inch beast.

What the team found was that the new iMac is five on its repairability scale of 1 to 10. That seems about right as an all-in-one machine. Still, it’s nice to see that the hard drive and CPU are still replaceable if you have the know how and patience.

Check out the full teardown on iFixit.

iMac Intel 27″ Retina 5K Display Teardown [iFixit]

Thumbnail image credit: iFixit