hardware platform selections

Sébastien Maerten maerten.sebastien at laposte.net
Tue Nov 30 09:36:43 PST 2004


Robert Connolly wrote:
> Prices varry, but from ca.pricegrabber.com there's an $800cnd difference 
> between the macintosh g5 dual 2.0ghz and 2.5ghz. Its about a 35% difference 
> in price for 25% more mhz. I'm not considering the FSB, but all other factors 
> are the same.

And moreover, you don't even have fans with the dual 2.5GHz ;)


> Is is just me or do the top end models, like the 2.5ghz, take a jump in price 
> just because they're the bleeding edge? The 2.0ghz seems like a better 
> bargen.

Sadly, it seems to be the case. Some says it's because of the difficulty 
  in ovreclocking 2 GHz G5s, or because of IBM's capability to produce 
them :(



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