Pros

  • Impressive game and application performance
  • The high-end eMac includes the same SuperDrive that's in the Power Mac G5 line
  • Excellent value

Cons

  • No FireWire 800 port
  • Bulky CRT monitor

At A Glance

This update to the eMac features a faster processor, faster RAM, a better video card, faster motherboard speed, and the addition of USB 2.0.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type PowerPC G4
Processor speed 1250.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Display type CRT
Resolution 1280 x 960 pixels
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon 9200
General Information
UPC Code 718908628638
Memory
Memory type DDR

Performance

Macworld Labs
Cinema 4D XL 9.1 5:38
iMovie HD 0:55
iTunes 4.7 2:56
Tested Configuration Mac OS X 10.4, 512MB RAM
Photoshop CS2 2:02
Compressor 12:56
Speedmark 4.0 Score 117
Unreal Tournament 2004 13fps