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Alan Shields <[log in to unmask]>
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OMRF's Information Support Group <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 20 Jun 2003 15:30:03 -0500
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"three PCI or PCI-X expansion slots"

Sounds pretty good to me. There's not much out there that's PCI-X right now,


On Friday 20 June 2003 10:41 am, you wrote:
> This is what caused my jaw to slam on the desk:
> "...with up to a 1GHz processor bus; up to 8GB of DDR SDRAM; Fast Serial
> ATA hard drives"
> Now if they can only move away from the bottle-necking PCI bus...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: schwinn [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Friday, June 20, 2003 9:48 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: G5 specs leaked by Apple
> Dual 2GHZ at 64-bit with 8GB of RAM, hyperthreading with a
> 1GHz processor bus; optical audio.  wow.
> The article below is from
> Apple reportedly posts G5 specs on Web site
> By Jim Dalrymple [log in to unmask]
> June 20, 2003  2:40 am ET
> For a brief time on Thursday night, Apple Computer Inc. reportedly
> posted information on its Web site detailing the company's next
> generation computer, known as the G5. While the information has since
> been removed, the company wasn't quick enough as Mac enthusiasts and
> Web sites across the Web captured images of the pages.
> The specs posted to the company's Web site list the G5 as being
> available in three speeds: 1.6GHz, 1.8GHz and a dual 2GHz with up to a
> 1GHz processor bus; up to 8GB of DDR SDRAM; Fast Serial ATA hard
> drives; AGP 8X Pro graphics options from Nvidia or ATI; three PCI or
> PCI-X expansion slots; three USB 2.0 ports; one FireWire 800 and two
> FireWire 400 ports; and optical and analog audio in and out.
> The machines will reportedly also be Bluetooth and AirPort Extreme
> ready when they ship to consumers.
> A new desktop machine based on IBM's 970 processor was anticipated
> during company CEO Steve Jobs' opening keynote of Apple's Worldwide
> Developers Conference . The conference opens Monday June 23 with Jobs
> addressing developers and press at 10:00 am.
> Originally slated for May 19-23, 2003 in San Jose, the conference was
> moved to June 23-27 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco in order to
> provide developers with a more complete preview release of Panther, the
> next major release of Mac OS X.
> Contacted by MacCentral, Apple had no comment.