Model A1419 / EMC 2806 / Late 2014 or Mid 2015. 3.3 or 3.5 GHz Core i5 or 4.0 GHz Core i7 (ID iMac15,1); EMC 2834 late 2015 / 3.3 or 3.5 GHz Core i5 or 4.0 GHz Core i7 (iMac17,1) All with Retina 5K displays

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iMac as rack server

Dear iFixit.

I have a very strange question for you.

I need Mac machine (want to practice iOS development). I don't want to pay a lot for it.

So my question here: Is it possible to create mac just from motherboard (I mean buy memory, power supply, etc.) and connect it to external monitor?

Have you ever done that? Waiting for your response.

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Get a MacMini, it will serve you much better and will work in a rack.

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I think about that. But I need more performance than mac mini can bring


We have a few developers who use them without any problems doing OS-X coding. iOS coding shouldn't require more power. While it would be nice to have something more powerful one does have to look at ones pocketbook and what is possible/practicable as well. Maybe you need to go after a used system. Later on after you've sold your first app spend the money on a Mac Pro system


What kind of budget are you looking at and what do you have for peripherals?


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