[Rumor] Dual-Core G5 PowerMacs, New G4 PBs & G5 mini

Discussion in 'Macintosh' started by muzikool, Aug 17, 2005.

  1. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Hard to believe a G5 will survive in a mini. :suprised:

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  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Dual Core Dual CPU machines are coming ;)

    Will be nice to see a G5 in a Mac Mini too, G5's are damned nice chips even in single configuration :eek:
     
  3. muzikool

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    I just can't imagine a G5 running cool enough in a mini without some more fans and serious noise... and then you've got to make the mini bigger! If they pull it off it will probably be with the slowest G5 processor available.
     
  4. SPeedY_B

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    I reckon they'll get a 1.4 or possibly even a 1.6 in there (likely to be an underclocked chip).

    Even a 1.2GHz G5 would probably out perform the 1.42GHz G4, those G5's are reeeeeaaal nice.
     
  5. Xie

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    I'm unsure about the G5 mini as well. I own a mini and I'm not sure how they would do it. I know the heat of the G5 has been keeping them out of the powerbooks and the mini is almost a laptop really. Unless they enlarge the mini or find some crazy way to cool it I'm really not to sure how they could pull this off. I'm also interested to see how they would price one of G5 mini's. Seems like it would be more then the current G4 ones as of current but would still have to be less then the current selection of desktop computers I would think, as the mini is sexy, but I would take a G5 desktop if fairly close in price.
     
  6. muzikool

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    If they manage to pull it off then I imagine it will be something like Speedy suggests. We'll just have to see, a couple of months ago the rumors were that the iBook upgrades were including widescreens... which didn't happen!
     
  7. Geffy

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    well it is just a rumour ;)
     
  8. muzikool

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    Well rumors are facts until proven otherwise... right? :p
     
  9. SPeedY_B

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    Not when there seems to be an almost constant flow of them, which there always is surrounding our Cupertino based friends. :D
     
  10. muzikool

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    I bet they have a propaganda department that facilitates the rumors for strategic purposes. :laugh:
     
  11. SPeedY_B

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    It's very likely. It's a nice cheap way of surveying demand for an unreleased product or idea.