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Apple iMac 21.5" Core i7 3.1GHz 16GB 1TB 2012 Refurbished

  • Intel Core i7-3770S
  • Internal Speakers and Microphone
  • Built-in FaceTime HD Camera
  • 512MB GDDR5 Dedicated Graphics
  • 21.5” Widescreen (1920x1080)
  • Apple UK Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse
  • Free Next Day By 12:00 Shipping

Refurbished stock in good condition, may show signs of use to the rear casing and small scratches on screen. See below for a more detailed description.

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Refurbished Apple iMac Core i7 3.1 GHz 16GB 1TB 2012

This iMac has an all new Razor-Edge 5mm Tapered Edge design. Featuring Intel's new Third Generation processor with a newer manufacturing process that allows for cooler running. This is a great spec iMac that will run demanding applications like design suites with absolute ease.

All of our iMacs ship on a Next Day By 12:00 service as standard and at no extra cost! Just remember not to select this service at the checkout.

System Specification

  • Apple iMac Late 2012 Model (A1418)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770S 3.1GHz
  • Memory: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz
  • Hard Drive: 1TB SATA (HDD)
  • Optical Drive: N/A

System Details

  • Memory: 2 x SODIMM Slots DDR3 (Max 16GB)
  • Display: 21.5" (16:9 Widescreen)
  • Native Resolution: 1920x1080
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 512MB GDDR5
  • AirPort: 802.11a (Wi-Fi)
  • Bluetooth: 4.0


  • High Sierra (macOS 10.13.6)


  • 2 x Thunderbolt Ports
  • 4 x USB 3.0 Ports
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • 1 x Headphone / Optical Digital Audio Output (Minijack)
  • 1 x SDXC SD Card Slot

What's in the box:

  • 1x Refurbished Apple iMac 21.5" Core i7-3.1GHz 16GB 1TB Late 2012
  • 1x Power Cable
  • 1x Genuine Apple UK Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse


The Apple iMac Core i7 2012 is an extremely robust high-quality iMac which features awesome functionality and performance.

First and foremost, its 21.5 inch display is crisp and clear, perfect for all manner of computing tasks ranging from work-related word processing to gaming, design and music production. It’s super sharp aluminium design looks great - it features Apple’s modern sleek look and slim profile throughout.

The processor has held its own against the very newest iterations and continues to see widespread use in high-spec PCs. Even demanding computing tasks will run smoothly without lag or hindrance.

This iMac is a quality computer which has been perfectly designed and built for both functionality and raw power. It suits all types of users from students to business users in and out of offices and for home leisure use.

iMacs have always held a tremendous reputation for designers and this Apple iMac Core i7 2012 is no different; it will easily run design programs like InDesign and Photoshop, etc, or music production programs like GarageBand and Logic X, etc.

Some of the in-built hardware includes a FaceTime camera with a quality microphone. The stereo speakers are also good quality.

Overall, this iMac performs highly across many computing tasks from work to leisure and it is well-built and fantastic to use. Our refurbished models allow you to own a fantastic iMac like this for just a fraction of the price!

Why Choose the iMac Core i7?

The iMac Core i7 2012 model is an extremely solid multi-purpose computer. It will respond quickly even when placed under extreme software demands. Plenty of RAM combines with a high-performance 3rd gen i7 processor which holds its own against newer models.

Overall, this computer combines reliable hardware with a famously effective sleek design. It will perform very well in home offices, education institutions, as a creative platform or in business premises of any kind.

The main benefit of buying refurbished for most users is the great value and reduced price when compared against buying new. Even though this computer functions as new, it is available for an incredible price, which saves you cash whilst you buy in confidence knowing it’s a high-performance, reputable computer from this leading brand.

Maybe this is your first Apple computer? If so, you can learn more about them here and if you have any questions, please get in contact.

What does A Grade mean?

At Hardware Associates, a computer holding Grade A refurbishment status indicates that it is as good as new. Internal components will be either in varying states of unused to barely used or will have been replaced. Everything is tested stringently.

Additionally, the model comes under our Q20 Promise and includes a 12-month warranty, guaranteeing that you can buy with confidence.

Learn more about our grading system on our blog.

What's included?

  • iMac Core i7 Computer
  • 8GB GB DDR3
  • 45W Power Cable
  • 1 Apple UK Wireless Keyboard
  • 1 Magic Mouse 
  • 12 Month Warranty

Does it include a CD/DVD Drive?

Many iMacs do not have CD/DVD drives. This is standard - an iMac is a compact unit. If you need one, you can easily link up an external drive. This iMac has several USB slots and an SDXC SD card slot for reading memory and SD cards.

Which hard drive is included?

This iMac i7 2012 model has a 1TB SATA drive. This is pretty big and will easily handle large collections of files but like any modern computer, you can easily expand this iMac with external hard drives and USB sticks, etc.

Is there a headphone jack?

Yes, there is both a headphone jack and optical digital audio output jack for outputting to high-end HiFis and other speaker or playback devices.

High Sierra (macOS 10.13.6)

This iMac uses High Sierra (macOS 10.13.6) which performs very well on this particular generation of Intel processors. High Sierra is secure, fast, reliable and comes with a host of useful software features.

Intel Core i7-3770S 3.1GHz

At the heart of this iMac is the i7-3770S 3.1GHz, a very high performing processor that will easily computer multiple programs or programs with heavy loads. This is why this iMac performs very well when faced with serious design or music production tasks, etc.

Why choose us for your refurbished IT?

We have over 25 years of experience in IT refurbishment. We refurbish all manner of electrical devices and will guarantee quality no matter the product. We refurbish in partnership with many companies and institutions as well as consumers. We are extremely confident in our technical expertise when it comes to refurbishing tech.

We focus on customer service and are dedicated to offering the best service we can. We will take care in helping you select products and we are sure we will provide a first-class service.

Contact us today

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the iMac Core i7 2012 model, then do not hesitate to contact us today.

For any enquiries or questions, call our team on 01428 707900 and we’ll be happy to assist you! If you are calling out of hours, please leave us a message, or use our site’s live chat or enquiry form.

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More Information
Apple Model Number A1418
Apple Model ID iMac13,1
Apple Order Number BTO/CTO
Brand Apple
Year Late 2012
Screen Size 21.5"
Processor Type Intel Core i7 (3rd Gen)
Processor Speed 3.1GHz
Memory 16GB
Hard Drive 1TB
Hard Drive Type SATA HDD
Refurbished Grade A
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