Putting the 27-inch i9 iMac thermal performance to the test

The recently refreshed 27-inch iMac offers a lot of power and capability for the price, in the same chassis that it has used for years. How does the new model’s thermal performance under load stack up?

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Compared to the aging iMac Pro, the 27-inch iMac with i9 processor delivers much more bang for a user’s buck. But the 27-inch iMac has a different thermal design than the iMac Pro — and it’s one that is, ostensibly, less capable on paper.

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