Apple, Please Keep Doing This! – iMac 2019 Review

  • Published: 23 April 2019
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    Another year, another iMac, but this time we got a pretty big upgrade in CPU horsepower! Can the iMac tame the Core i9, or are we in for an epic burn?

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Comments • 3 641

  • ad mash
    ad mash  5 days back

    is 21.5 inch imac to small?

    • V. Sriram Sundar
      V. Sriram Sundar  1 weeks back

      Linus: Macs were not that expensive.
      Apple: *This guy found our secret let's release an all new stand that costs more than our new iPhone X*

      • V. Sriram Sundar
        V. Sriram Sundar  1 weeks back

        If Apple implemented four thunderbolt 3 ports then you can hook up to two 5k displays just like the iMac Pro.

        • Shawn Matthews
          Shawn Matthews  2 weeks back

          It would be awesome if Apple released an i9 8 core mini with 4 SODIMM slots to get that 128GB of RAM and put 2 NVMe SSD slots accessible from the outside in there, too. I’d bet it would fly off the shelves.

          • Robert Hornberger
            Robert Hornberger  2 weeks back

            Such a hater! It’s funny! Glad you finally found some things to like about the iMac 🖥 ❗️

            • xOr
              xOr  2 weeks back

              Robert Hornberger
              Logical =\= hater

          • EzbonGamer
            EzbonGamer  3 weeks back

            Eyy I’m buying this bois

            • najibnk
              najibnk  4 weeks back

              Linus Tech Tips: Apple, Please Keep Doing This!
              Apple: NO. do Better!.
              *release Mac Pro.

            • Earla Weese
              Earla Weese  4 weeks back


              • 4GuitarTrance
                4GuitarTrance  4 weeks back

                Non-recycleable material? 

                Please, just report what you're reporting on and leave the nazi-esque "eco" crap for the socialist morons who use verbal "enviro-terrorism" to frighten people into political and politically-correct fascism in order to try and beat us into world socialist submission.

                Apple... your employees are too politically-correct and left-wing silly enough as it is. So PLEASE... pack your wares the way you want to pack them and tell the enviro-fascists to screw-off!

                As for the author of this vid... stick to what you're reporting on and stop boring the hell out of those of us who know better with your eco-correct BS. Styrofoam and plastic flipping' rule... so get over your eco-preaching self!

                Aside from that, great vid, and thanks for the info!

                • ekphotography
                  ekphotography  4 weeks back

                  Where I live there is no i9 option, only the i5 6 core 3.0, 3.1 and 3.7 ghz . I am about to buy a new iMac and was wondering if I use Davinci Resolve and mainly FCPX am I going to be OK with the AMD Radeon Pro 570X con 4 GB de memoria GDDR5. To buy the 8GB it is like almost 1000.00 more here and I did not want to pay that extra cost unless it is totally worth it. Can anybody let me know if they think it is worth the extra money for that graphics card option? Thank you very much!!!

                  • Jonathan Bicalho
                    Jonathan Bicalho  4 weeks back

                    Remember that the iMac pro is much more customizable than the iMac 2019. On the iMac Pro we can add 18-core Xeon processor, 256GB memory, 16GB video card, 4TB SSD plus other enhancements compared to the iMac 2019 So i would go for iMac Pro because i believe it is a working computer for over 20 years just customizing from time to time.

                    • V. Sriram Sundar
                      V. Sriram Sundar  4 weeks back

                      Lol I mistook your name for the tech reviewer Jonathan Morrison!

                  • Eric Thompson
                    Eric Thompson  4 weeks back

                    Swap the mouse for the trackpad in the config and get your own mouse

                    • It’s Tamara sis
                      It’s Tamara sis  1 months back

                      How much is this

                      • Rizki Adi Nugraha
                        Rizki Adi Nugraha  1 months back

                        As long as xcode doesn’t hang, I’m fine.

                        • V. Sriram Sundar
                          V. Sriram Sundar  4 weeks back

                          So you develop apps for Apple devices? What kind of apps?

                      • Jake Derouin
                        Jake Derouin  1 months back

                        “2005 network speeds”. I suffered through 16 years of my life with a 14 Mbps connection until switching to gigabit last week.

                        • Bilbro-Swaginz
                          Bilbro-Swaginz  1 months back

                          As of the release of the Mac pro this model no longer exists, Core i5 is the highest you can get with an iMac now, then Xeon with iMac Pro

                          • Xmobile Slayerx
                            Xmobile Slayerx  3 weeks back

                            Bilbro-Swaginz umm. No. That’s not right at all

                        • michael p
                          michael p  1 months back

                          I will wait until they change the bezels.

                          • Daniel M
                            Daniel M  1 months back

                            Great video.

                            • Chris Wilson
                              Chris Wilson  1 months back

                              I don't get why apple don't make the Mac a little thicker at the back and help with thermals... Who'd actually know if their new iMac was 2cm thicker than the last one.

                              • Tyler Kandhai
                                Tyler Kandhai  1 months back

                                Did you really complain about the packaging not being recyclable...? Really?

                                • Yosef Roth
                                  Yosef Roth  1 months back

                                  is this guy on drugs? lol

                                  • 릭뷰
                                    릭뷰  1 months back

                                    Why you ordered 2tb fusion drive? Everybody recommended ssd.

                                    • pocolashon
                                      pocolashon  1 months back

                                      Apple is out of their minds with the prices of SSD's as well. 1TB SSD is +840 EUR (in comparison with the base 1TB fusion). 840 EUR! I have just upgraded my 2012 iMac with a 1TB Samsung SSD, I had to buy everything from tools to termo sensor and it came out <200 EUR. They are very unreasonable and in the long run they are just hurting themselves. For the price of 1TB SSD + 64GB RAM (which is whopping 1200 EUR) I can get basically another iMac. Retards.

                                  • ridgero
                                    ridgero  1 months back

                                    I am so glad that they used the 9900K!

                                    • Keanu Haumahu
                                      Keanu Haumahu  1 months back

                                      I'm confused. Apple's website says you can only add 64GB RAM, however Linus and some other Youtubers say it takes up to 128GB. I checked my local apple site (im from Europe) and the US version but both say maximnal of 64GB on the 27inch specced out model.

                                      • Daniel Dougan
                                        Daniel Dougan  1 months back

                                        I can't help but think that the people who would benefit the most from such a high-end config (much less the iMac Pro) would be better served by the real Mac Pro coming later this year and a separate display.

                                        Side note: Where are the 5K displays for us Windows folk?

                                        • Smorfar
                                          Smorfar  1 months back

                                          Daniel Dougan LG Ultrafine and the new Mac Pro is definitely not for normal consumer.
                                          That thing is a beast on another level and surprisingly well priced too if you compare with HP and Dell servers.

                                      • Strikye B
                                        Strikye B  2 months back

                                        but if they remove the headphone-jack they will have more space for powerful hardware.

                                        • plexx va
                                          plexx va  2 months back

                                          Got my iMac from Amazon highly recommend if you are in the market for one

                                          • Bobby Brady
                                            Bobby Brady  2 months back

                                            No one is forced to use the fucking included mouse!

                                            • Soldato Caparzo
                                              Soldato Caparzo  2 months back

                                              Work of art

                                              • MarCuseusFX
                                                MarCuseusFX  2 months back

                                                Yes, it's 5K. Perhaps you could use that information to once and for all actually learn what 4K is after all these years................

                                                • tihzho
                                                  tihzho  2 months back

                                                  Why then does apple list an 3.7GHz 6-core 9th-generation Intel Core i5 processor for the iMac? Where's the i9?

                                                  • Xmobile Slayerx
                                                    Xmobile Slayerx  3 weeks back

                                                    tihzho click buy now and add it when they let you customize it

                                                • xCryzizZ Cruz
                                                  xCryzizZ Cruz  2 months back

                                                  Spend 2700 usd on a pc you can't even game on? No thanks

                                                  • John Smith
                                                    John Smith  2 months back

                                                    this guy over reacting, acting... very annoying.

                                                    • Amerco
                                                      Amerco  2 months back

                                                      The bezel is so big, it looks very old for that price

                                                      • bibikjebol
                                                        bibikjebol  2 months back

                                                        as always, excellent review!

                                                        • Christine Jessica Reyes
                                                          Christine Jessica Reyes  2 months back

                                                          I heard hotdog

                                                          • Donovan Crowie
                                                            Donovan Crowie  2 months back

                                                            This is good for putting me to sleep

                                                            • Steve V
                                                              Steve V  2 months back

                                                              “a bunch of noise” - what language is that? It’s not English.

                                                              • Sadpants McGee
                                                                Sadpants McGee  2 months back

                                                                Who's brilliant fucking idea was it to put the charging cable for a mouse on the bottom of the fucking mouse?
                                                                What they _should_ do, is make a "Magic Mousepad" that charges the next-gen Magic Mouse through induction.

                                                                • Leroy
                                                                  Leroy  2 months back

                                                                  How come the iMac is still very good but the MacBooks are so bad? I need a need a good new MacBook for my work not (yet) a new iMac :(

                                                                  • Josh Davidson
                                                                    Josh Davidson  2 months back

                                                                    I strongly recommend SMCFanControl over MacsFanControl.

                                                                    • kayatwork. me
                                                                      kayatwork. me  2 months back

                                                                      KF cpu IS BIG SUCKS for video Editing!!!! It is defective cpu.... !!!! in IMAC!!!! Defective CPU!!! For this money?!?!?!

                                                                      • Clive Flint
                                                                        Clive Flint  2 months back

                                                                        The imac pro specs at 8:41shows 46 threads when it goes up to 36 threads

                                                                        • Dystar 924
                                                                          Dystar 924  2 months back

                                                                          "And don't forget to recharge your own mental breakdowns from time to time..." 🗨😉🔋🖲⚠️♨️〽️

                                                                          • Arturs
                                                                            Arturs  2 months back

                                                                            and if you order version with least ram it comes with it soldered :D

                                                                            • Spiral modding
                                                                              Spiral modding  2 months back

                                                                              I don't need 5k

                                                                              • Brian Murillo
                                                                                Brian Murillo  2 months back

                                                                                I will never use apple anything no matter how close they try to get to a PC.

                                                                                • Tim Birch
                                                                                  Tim Birch  2 months back

                                                                                  My dad has a 2009 MacBook Pro that cost him $2800 when he was in editing school and he still uses that damn thing