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Apple Releases iMacs with Skylake CPUs, Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2

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Today Apple released a few new products including 27" 5K iMacs with Skylake CPUs and 21.5" 4K iMacs with Broadwell CPUs. They also released brand new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2 accessories.

The 27" iMacs contain Intel Core i5-6500, i5-6600, or i7-6700 desktop Skylake CPUs, which usually support DDR4 RAM (64GB total), although these have DDR3 RAM up to a total of 32GB. They also have discrete AMD Radeon R9 mobile graphics. The 21.5" 4K iMac is Broadwell-based with a mobile Core i7 and Iris Pro 6200 graphics.

Just because these have come out doesn't mean that Skylake CPU support is native in OS X. They will likely ship with a special version of OS X. We think full native support will occur with the launch of 10.11.1 or 10.11.2.

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The new keyboard is similar to the Macbook keyboard with similarly updated keypress mechanism. The trackpad is larger and supports Force-touch like this year's laptop trackpad upgrades. The mouse is similarly updated with new gestures. All three new devices are rechargeable and come with a USB Lighning cable to charge. Like the older accessories, these should all be compatible with CustoMac systems.

Related:
http://www.tonymacx86.com/buying-advice/170056-intel-skylake-cpus-100-series-motherboards-buyers-guide.html
http://www.apple.com/magic-accessories/
http://www.apple.com/imac/

Apple Accessories at Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/Apple-Magic-Keyboard-MLA22LL-A/dp/B016QO64FI
http://www.amazon.com/Apple-MJ2R2LL-A-Magic-Trackpad/dp/B016QO5YWC
http://www.amazon.com/Apple-MLA02LL-A-Magic-Mouse/dp/B016QO5YNG
 
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Yaaaay, can't wait for skylake support and thanks for keeping us update to date tony. :)
 
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:headbang: Looking forward to a working Skylake hackintosh...
 
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We can choose an i7 4GHz CPU instead of an i5 for the 27" iMac ! Do you think it also comes from the 6th generation ? (6700K ?)
 
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Thanks Tony for the update
Only "32GB 1867MHz DDR3 SDRAM - four 8GB"
And DDR4 and the 64GB???
Someone knows something ??
 
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