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Wednesday, November 16

Product Guide: Power Mac G5

With the conversion to Intel processors looming in the first half of next year Apple announced a whole new line of dual-core Power Macs on the 19th of October. Aside from the processors the new towers boasted PCI Express, room for up to 16 Gigs of RAM, upgraded graphics cards, and included the new Mighty Mouse in the box. Note features that have been upgraded between models are italicized.

Power Mac G5 Dual 2GHz - $1999

CPU: Dual-Core 2GHz G5
Memory: 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE w/ 128 MB GDDR SDRAM; 1-Single-link DVI, 1-Single-link DVI
Hard Disk: 160 GB at 7200 rpm
Optical Drive: 16x Superdrive Dual Layer
Networking: 10/100/1000 Ethernet
I/O: 1-Firewire 800, 2-Firewire 400 (one on front), 4-USB 2.0 (one on front)
Misc: Mighty Mouse
2-Internal hard drive bays (one occupied)
4-PCI Express slots: 2 Four-lane, 1 Eight-lane, 1 Sixteen-lane (occupied by graphics card)
Optical Line-level In/Out, Optical In/Out, Front headphone, Speaker

Power Mac G5 Dual 2.3GHz - $2499

CPU: Dual-Core 2.3GHz G5
Memory: 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 w/ 256 MB GDDR SDRAM; 1-Single-link DVI, 1-Single-link DVI
Hard Disk: 250 GB at 7200 rpm
Optical Drive: 16x Superdrive Dual Layer
Networking: 10/100/1000 Ethernet
I/O: 1-Firewire 800, 2-Firewire 400 (one on front), 4-USB 2.0 (one on front)
Misc: Mighty Mouse
2-Internal hard drive bays (one occupied)
4-PCI Express slots: 2 Four-lane, 1 Eight-lane, 1 Sixteen-lane (occupied by graphics card)
Optical Line-level In/Out, Optical In/Out, Front headphone, Speaker

Power Mac G5 Quad 2.5GHz - $3299

CPU: 2-Dual-Core 2.5GHz G5
Memory: 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 w/ 256 MB GDDR SDRAM; 1-Single-link DVI, 1-Single-link DVI
Hard Disk: 250 GB at 7200 rpm
Optical Drive: 16x Superdrive Dual Layer
Networking: 10/100/1000 Ethernet
I/O: 1-Firewire 800, 2-Firewire 400 (one on front), 4-USB 2.0 (one on front)
Misc: Mighty Mouse
2-Internal hard drive bays (one occupied)
4-PCI Express slots: 2 Four-lane, 1 Eight-lane, 1 Sixteen-lane (occupied by graphics card)
Optical Line-level In/Out, Optical In/Out, Front headphone, Speaker

Heading image Courtesy of Apple

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