At a Glance
- Fastest Mac available
- PCI-X slots
- Support for 30-inch Cinema HD display
- Double-layer SuperDrive
- Huge memory capacity
- Big hard drive
- Relatively steep premium for modest performance advantage
This dual-2.7 GHz Power Mac G5 is the fastest of the third round of Power Mac G5 models, which were introduced in late April 2005. Unlike previous models, a 56K modem is only an option on this system.
If you spend your days doing processor-intensive tasks on big files, the dual-2.7GHz Power Mac G5 may be worth its price. However, if you can live with less than maximum performance, the other two models offer more bang for the buck.