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Power Mac G5/Dual 2.3GHz

At a Glance

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  • Apple Power Mac G5/Dual 2.3GHz
    4/5

    Apple adds a dual-core processor -- two processing units on a single chip -- to its Power Mac line. The new desktops also add PCI Express, a high-performance interface that's particularly appealing to...

At a Glance

Apple adds a dual-core processor -- two processing units on a single chip -- to its Power Mac line. The new desktops also add PCI Express, a high-performance interface that's particularly appealing to video pros. (To that end, the Power Mac line offers several video card build-to-order options above the Nvidia GeForce 6600 that comes standard on this model.) Also new: a double-layer SuperDrive, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, and faster DDR2 RAM.

Price when rated: $2,499

Pros

  • Very good performance
  • Excellent graphics capabilities
  • PCI Express slots
  • Huge memory capacity

Cons

  • No backward compatibility with PCI or PCI-X cards
  • No improvement in performance compared with dual-processor model
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