Apple vs PC hardware cost comparison

[04/05/2022 > updated with latest prices in AUD]

As Apple’s lineup recently has changed significantly we thought we check, how the new ‘Macs’ compare to PC hardware…

iMac 27” 5k 2020Mac StudioHP Z2 mini G5Dell XPS DesktopLenovo ThinkStation P350 TowerIC3D Series X2 Workstation
ProcessorFamily10th gen core i7 K-seriesM1 MAX10th gen core i7 K-series12th gen core i7 K-series11th gen core i9 K-series11th gen core i5
Model no.10700k10700k12700K11900K10600
Speeds (GHz)3.8 > 5.03.8 > 5.13.6 > 5.03.5 > 5.33.3 > 4.8
RAMCapacity (GB)40 (8 + 32)32 *48 (16 + 32)48 (16 + 32)48 (16 + 32)48 (16 + 32)
Speed (MHz)26663200440032003200
Memory TypeDDR4DDR4DDR5DDR4DDR4
GraphicsChipAMD Radeon Pro 5500 XTNVIDIA Quadro P620NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 TiNVIDIA T600NVIDIA Quadro P620
Capacity (GB)44842
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR5GDDR6GDDR6GDDR5
StorageCapacity (GB)512512512512512500
Additional (GB)1 TB1TB
PRICE
Base3458.403099.003445.003798.993849.014870.64
3rd party RAM170.00199.00369.00199.00199.00
Accessories4k monitor470.00470.00470.00470.00470.00
Display cable40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
webcam170.00170.00170.00170.00170.00
keyboard179.00
mouse130.00
TOTAL PRICE3628.404088.004324.004847.994728.015749.64

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