“Is it absurd to spend $2,500 on a desktop computer? Well, that depends on who you are and what you want to do. If, like me, you are an Apple Macintosh fan, the $2,500 invested in a dual-processor Power Mac G5, with the CPU chips running at 1.8 GHz is not a totally bad idea,” Mark Kellner reports for The Washington Times.
“The Power PC G5 chip, introduced to much fanfare last year, is a 64-bit processor and delivers what Apple calls ‘an exponential increase’ in the machine’s computing power,” Kellner reports. “The 64-bit PowerPC G5 processor architecture lets the Power Mac G5 handle more tasks more quickly, as well as support up to 8GB of main memory