Desktop computers

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Desktop computers are portable personal computers designed for use at a single location. This article is a comparison of the environmental impact of desktop computers. It currently compares the carbon footprint or greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the devices. Some units require additional displays and input devices that are not included in the assessments. For additional information and resources click on the product names to view detailed articles on each device, when available.

Carbon Footprint[edit]

Product Total (kg CO2e) Production (kg CO2e) Distribution (kg CO2e) Usage (kg CO2e) End-of-life (kg CO2e)
Mac Pro 940 611 9 310 9
Mac mini 530 477 5 42 5
iMac (21.5 inch) 630 347 38 227 19
iMac (27 inch) 1010 495 71 414 30