Excerpt: When Apple's Steve Jobs introduced the Apple Power Mac G5 this summer as the fastest personal computer any company had built to date, we took it with a grain of salt. After all, Apple had made that boast in the past, and those claims did not tend to hold up when independent third parties (such as...
Conclusion: The new dual 2.5-GHz Power Mac G5 is a nice step up from the Power Mac G5s we've seen before. Graphics pros and media outlets that need the fastest available speed will want to upgrade now, but most users with recent G5 machines (especially with dual 2.0-GHz models) won't need to jump on this...
Pros: Dual G5 processors ensure plenty of horsepower for years to come. New fans and liquid cooling are quiet. Up to 8GB of memory support. The 23-inch display is bright, clear, and attractive.
Cons: No dual-drive RAID at this price. Slightly older and slower ATI graphics solution. DVD burner is single format.
Conclusion: We recommend the Power Mac Dual 2.7GHz for power-hungry photo, music, and video artists who need expansion space and the horsepower to get the job done. The Power Mac Dual 2.7GHz represents the pinnacle of Mac computing.
Pros: Up-to-date graphics. Quiet. Bright, brilliant 30-inch widescreen display. Supports up to 8GB of memory. Case is easy to work in for upgrades. Speedy 16X dual-layer DVD writer.
Cons: No external speakers in package. Highest-end graphics card required for 30-inch display support. Pricey with all the options. No dual-drive RAID at this price.
Conclusion: Cet ordinateur Apple haut de gamme s'adresse en priorité aux professionnels - vidéastes, graphistes et créateurs de contenu numérique. Le Power Mac G5 est performant et design sans être une bête de course.