OWC Announces Availability of Memory and Drive Upgrades for Latest Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display, Memory Savings of up to $300 vs. Factory
Other World Computing announced today the immediate availability of the OWC Memory Upgrade Kits with up to 32GB for the new configuration of the Apple iMac 27″ with Retina 5K display.
The new iMac configuration comes with a 3.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory, a 1TB hard drive and a 5K Retina display, for a price of $1,999.00. OWC offers memory upgrade kits of 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB, which offer savings up to $300 over comparable factory options. Like all OWC memory upgrade kits, a ‘how-to’ install video and OWC lifetime limited warranty are included.
One of the Easiest Upgrades for Your iMac
Just like the original iMac model, a memory access panel on the rear of the newly announced iMac ejects via a simple push button located above the power input. Adding more memory is fast and simply involves installing new modules into the memory slots and reinstalling the access panel. Mac performance experts recommend selecting the least amount of factory installed RAM when ordering any iMac, taking advantage of significant cost savings by choosing OWC memory.
Savings up to $300 Compared to Factory Upgrade
New iMac owners seeking to max-out their RAM can select the 32GB OWC memory upgrade from OWC and save $300 compared to the 32GB factory cost of $600. For even more savings, iMac with Retina 5K display owners can trade-in the two factory base 4GB memory modules.
OWC Memory Upgrade Options for Latest 2015 27″ iMac:
- 8GB (2 x 4GB) PC3-12800 1600 MHz Upgrade Kit with Lifetime Limited Warranty. $74.99
- Doubles the standard memory to 16GB for only $74.99, 62.5% Savings vs. Factory
- 16GB (2 x 8GB) PC3-12800 DDR3L 1600MHz Upgrade Kit with Lifetime Limited Warranty. $154.99
- Triples the standard memory to 24GB for only $154.99 for 22.5% Less vs. Factory 16GB
- 32GB (4 x 8GB) PC3-12800 DDR3L 1600MHz Upgrade Kit with Lifetime Limited Warranty. $299.99
- Offers 50% savings vs. factory installed 32GB option for the maximum installed memory.
See the right memory options available for all Apple iMac models on OWC’s iMac Guide.
OWC – The Trusted Name in Mac Memory
OWC memory upgrades are available for nearly every current and past Apple notebook and desktop computer manufactured during the past two decades, including Mac Pro Xeon, iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, Power Mac, Xserve, iBook, and PowerBook computers. By maintaining an active state-of-the-art test lab, OWC ensures its memory upgrades offer the highest product quality and reliability, backing them with an OWC Lifetime Advance Replacement Program and 30 Day Money Back Guarantee.
The full line of OWC Memory Upgrades for Apple Mac desktop, towers, and laptops, as well as an easy to use, point and click compatibility guide for the correct upgrades for each specific Apple model, can be found online at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/apple/memory/.
Storage Upgrade Options Extend to 8TB
Apple iMac owners can also upgrade their iMac to 8.0TB of storage with an OWC iMac drive upgrade kit, which maintain correct system fan control with the OWC in-line digital thermal sensor. OWC hard drive upgrade kits include the OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor, which works though the iMac’s System Management Controller to reduce fan noise and maintain proper system fan control and are currently offered for all iMac models from 2009 to current.