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20-inch iMac G5/2.0GHz

At a Glance
  • Apple 20-inch iMac G5/2.0GHz

    Macworld Rating

    The iMac G5 is a computer completely built into a flat-panel monitor. This model, which has a 20-inch display and a 2.0GHz G5 processor, is in the top of the line of the second iteration of the iMac G5,...

For people who can afford the $1,799 price tag, this high-end configuration, with its vast screen, roomy hard drive, double-layer SuperDrive, and reduced price, is the pick of the iMac litter.

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At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    The iMac G5 is a computer completely built into a flat-panel monitor. This model, which has a 20-inch display and a 2.0GHz G5 processor, is in the top of the line of the second iteration of the iMac G5, introduced in early May 2005. It includes a base of 512MB of RAM and built-in AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth 2.0.

    Pros

    • Adequate memory
    • Striking design
    • Double-layer SuperDrive
    • Huge, wide-format screen
    • AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR now standard
    • Reduced price
    • Big hard drive

    Cons

    • No height adjustment
    • No front ports
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