Apple Computer, maker of the uber-popular iPod music player and iMac computer line, on Wednesday said it has installed Intel’s Core 2 Duo processors in its iMac machines, the Associated Press reports via Yahoo News.
The new Intel Core 2 Duo processor is more powerful than its predecessor, and it was first unveiled by Intel this summer, according to the AP.
iMac with 24-inch LCD
Apple on Wednesday also introduced an upgraded version of its consumer desktop iMac that features a 24-inch display, 2.16GHz of processing power and a $1,999 price tag, the AP reports.
Philip Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing with Apple, said in a statement, “Every iMac—from the $999 model up through the dazzling 24-inch widescreen model—now features blazing Core Duo 2 performance,” according to the AP.
Back in January, Apple unveiled its first two computers that used Intel chips—an iMac and a laptop—and in the time since the introduction of those two machines, the Cupertino, Calif.-based firm has made the switch to Intel with all of its computers, the AP reports.