Posted by: MacGizmo
MacWorld SF 2004 rumor - 11/12/03 10:21 PM
This would be MOST COOL! I decided to bypass the first rev of G5's (strictly financial decision), but if these speeds are true, I may be "forced" to place an order come end of January! <br><br><blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>AppleInsider reports that Apple is planning to release PowerMac G5 revisions by the end of January.<br><br>According to the rumor site, currently testing PowerMacs range from single 2.0GHz to dual 2.5GHz G5s and claims that IBM has had G5 chips at up to 2.5GHz in sampling since March.<br><br>IBM briefly leaked a press release in March claiming the PowerPC 970 will reach speeds between 1.8GHz and 2.5GHz. Further confirmation of this initial target speed (2.5GHz) can be seen in this IBM Presentation (PDF), Page 23 dated from Feb 2003.<br><br>MacRumors has also heard whispers that the low end PowerMac for the next revision will come in at a single 2.0GHz G5, possibly verifying Appleinsider's information.<br><br>Apple has publicly stated that the PowerMac line would reach 3GHz "before the end of next summer"<p><hr></blockquote><p><br>Visit Me!