“There is new evidence that Apple intends to not only hit 3GHz (shipping in Feb. or March) with its new PowerMacs to be announced early next year….it also intends to ship at least one, and quite possibly several, quad-processor/dual-chip 970MP systems in the same time frame. More on this in the coming week’s updates,” Mac OS Rumors reports.
“As for Powerbooks, the grapevine is leaning ever harder away from a jump directly to PBG5 in January; instead, a surprisingly modest PBG4 bump with an ‘unannounced G4 variant’ and Radeon 9800 Mobility graphics in the high-end appears to be in the cards. Some speculate that the ‘unannounced G4 variant’ is a dual-core Freescale chip, but so far that’s all it is — speculation,’ MOSR reports. “One thing that does appear to be predicted with some degree of confidence: at least one Powerbook model will receive an entirely new display along with some enclosure updates.”
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