When did the Power Mac G5 come out?

June 23, 2003: Apple launches its gorgeous Power Mac G5, a powerhouse desktop computer with a perforated aluminum chassis that earns it the affectionate nickname the “cheese grater.” Starting at an affordable $1,999 ($2,650 in today’s terms), the Power Mac G5 is the world’s first 64-bit personal computer.

What came after Mac G5?

The iMac G5 was succeeded by the Intel-based iMac on January 10, 2006, beginning the 6-month transition of Apple’s entire line of computers to the Intel architecture.

How much is an iMac G5 worth?

Delivering even greater value, the new iMac G5 line includes a 17-inch model with a 1.9GHz PowerPC G5 processor for just $1,299 and a 20-inch model with a 2.1 GHz PowerPC G5 processor for just $1,699.

What is an iMac G5?

The iMac G5 was a series of desktop Macintosh computers designed and built by Apple Inc. using the PowerPC chip architecture. It was the last line of iMac computers that used a PowerPC chip, making it the last of the iMacs that could run Mac OS 9 Classic applications. In August 2004, the iMac design was overhauled.

How much is iMac G5 worth?

What are the specs of a Power Macintosh G5 dual core?

Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs. It shipped configured with 512 MB or 1 GB of 533 MHz PC2-4200 DDR2 SDRAM, a 160 GB (7200 RPM) Serial ATA hard drive, a reported “16X” dual-layer “SuperDrive”, and a NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE video card with 128 MB of GDDR SDRAM. Connectivity includes USB 2.0, FireWire “400” and “800”,…

How many FireWire ports does the Power Mac G5 have?

6X DL “SuperDrive”. 2 FireWire “400” ports and 1 FireWire “800” port. The Apple Power Mac G5 has MacOS X 10.4.2 (8E90) pre-installed on it and runs on a “dual-core” 2.5 GHz PowerPC 970MP (G5) processor.

How many cores does the PowerPC 970MP G5 have?

The PowerPC 970MP “G5” has two independent 2.0 GHz processor “cores” on a single silicon chip. It also includes dual optimized AltiVec “Velocity Engine” vector processing units (one per core), four double-precision FPUs (two per core), and on chip level 2 cache on each core.

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