You can cost-effectively upgrade a number of components in the iMac Intel 24" EMC 2118.
- Memory: The iMac Intel 24” EMC 2111 shipped with 1 GB (two 512 MB modules) of RAM. If your iMac is still running with only the stock RAM, upgrading will provide a dramatic performance boost at minimal cost. Upgrading to the official maximum of 3 GB (one 2 GB module and one 1 GB module) can be done very easily.
- Hard Drive: 250 GB hard drives came standard with the iMac Intel 24” EMC 2111. You can upgrade the drive to a lightning fast SSD.
You can verify that you have a iMac Intel 24” EMC 2111 by checking the processor information through "About This Mac" in the Apple menu.
iMacs tend to look very similar, and it's important to know which machine you have before ordering any replacement parts.
The first Intel based iMacs were released early 2006 and were the first Macintosh computers powered by an Intel processor, the Core Duo.
The 24" iMac was introduced in Late 2006. The plastic case iMacs of this generation are the most difficult iMacs to service due to their front bezel design.