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New iMacs Now Available With 9th Gen Intel Core CPUs

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Yeha and the 1 TB 5 times more. For 500$ you could get a Samsung 970 EVO 2TB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD (MZ-V7E2T0BW)

By spending money on iFixit, opening the glued iMac yourself and loosing warranty ?
That why you do not get the 1TB you get the 512, and get that 2TB drive as an external. Here in CA pretty sure that they can not void your warnttee for upgrading the hard drive.
 
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10.14.4 should come out next week, then we will know most likely...
10.14.4 is out now.
Do we know the SMBIOS for i9, yet?

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For the Intel i9 processors (9700K, 9900K) which chipset is being used in the new MACs? Is it the Z390 chipset (or Z370) ?
Which WLAN / Blutooth module is being integrated ?
If the Z390 chipset is being used, I can imagine, that Intel 9560 Wifi AC module would also be supported under MacOS.
 
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Good Point, no idea...Could be that they didnt change the Chipset....But the Z390 has better vrm, and this is needed to get the performance for i9. Z370 is performing worse for i9 than Z390 because of the vrm...So then it would not make sense to change the board without choosing the latest chipset...But thats only speculative
 
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I had a chance to visit APPLE STORE in tokyo. New iMac has already displayed.
21inch model SMBIOS is iMac19,2 and 27inch model is iMac19,1. so 9900K or INTEL 9th processor hackintosh will be suit for iMac19,1.
MacOS Mojave installed in new iMac is 10.14.4(18E2034), that is different from my hackintosh one (10.14.4(18E226)).
 

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Max maxes out the new i9-9900K iMac for 2019. "Shocking results." to quote Max.


Apple has set the fan curve very low to keep this iMac quiet even under load. They sacrifice performance of the CPU to keep the fan speeds from ramping up and making noise. It doesn't reach TJmax in Max's testing but the CPU stays well under 4GHz most of the time. Is it still worth paying over 3,000 dollars for one ? Depends on what you'll be doing with it. If you like to overclock your i9-9900K to close to 5GHz you won't be happy with this obviously. If you are not likely to push the CPU then it's a pricey machine but nice to have that short term spike in clock speed to 4.9 GHz when needed.
The best thing about this 8 core iMac is that you can buy it and never have to experience all the T2 chip problems (frequent crashing) that plagues the desktop Macs that currently have one. So, if you've got the money to buy one of these it's likely the last new iMac you'll ever buy that comes without the T2.
 
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Other information. WIFI and bluetooth that new iMac has is broadcom one, not INTEL Wifi AC, I think this wil be the same as macmini has. 21inch iMac connects with Radeon Pro 560X PCIe *8, 27inch iMac connects with Radeon Pro 580X PCIe *16.
 
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