Apple compares iMacs from 1998 and 2015

Back in 1998, Apple introduced the first iMac to reinvigorate the Mac line. To celebrate the launch of the new 21.5-inch Retina iMac and the upgraded 27-inch Retina 5K iMac, Apple has published a page on its website featuring a comparison of the old and the new

While the company doesn't say exactly what iMac models it is comparing, the raw numbers are amazing. The newest iMac has:

  • 14 million more pixels
  • 62,000 times faster graphics
  • 366 times more processing power
  • 1,000 times more RAM
  • 750 times more storage

than the original. We've come a long way in just 17 years.