PowerMac G4 entry level: more than 2 processors for the price of 1 – Macitynet.it
From the table that you find published on the side, it is possible to identify the main differences between old and new models of Apple's basic offer for its pro desktops.
The price to the public remained the same but now with the same Euros it is possible to obtain: – an extra processor with a higher clock of 67 Mhz (also the first at 867 Mhz of course) – a more efficient and faster ram capable of improving the overall system efficiency. – a 60 Gigabyte hard drive (instead of 40 GB) on the Ultra ATA 100 interface instead of the ATA 66 – a Combo-type optical support that combines the same mechanics with the CD-RW master mixer (of the previous model) also a DVD player.– the new 32 MB GeForce 4 card with ADC and DVI output (with DVI-VGA adapter included) instead of the Radeon 7500.– an Audio input that returns to the PowerMacs after a year and a half of absence.– one additional ram slot, capable of bringing the total Ram to 2 GB overall. – Mac OS 10.2 Jaguar
The value / money ratio has greatly increased especially for those who will use the biprocessor in applications that exploit multiprocessing … among these are the programs for Audio, Video, compression, 3D programs and compression software. But we will talk about this in a special Article …