The iMac is a highly popular choice for lots of creatives, but runs the range from a little over a thousand dollars to well past $10,000, with options at every price point in between. How much power do you really need? This excellent video review takes a look at the base model iMac 5K model and the kind of performance you can expect from it in practice.
Coming to you from 9 to 5 Mac, this great video review takes a look at the base model of the 2020 iMac 5K. The iMac is a great choice for lots of creatives, especially since it comes with an excellent display, which is even better this year with the inclusion of True Tone. The base model also includes a gigabit Ethernet port, UHS-II SD card reader, four USB-A ports, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 8 GB of 2,666 MHz DDR4 RAM, 256 GB of flash storage, and a 3.1GHz 6-core 10-generation Intel Core i5 CPU with Turbo Boost to 4.5 GHz and Hyperthreading. While you may decide to opt for more storage, one thing I would definitely suggest doing yourself is upgrading the RAM. It is a very easy process and will save you a lot of money over ordering more RAM pre-installed. Check out the video above to see what you can expect from the base model.