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acj
Aug 18, 2003, 01:59 AM
Picture credit goes to www.tomshardware.com

Possible release with the Athlon 64.

mac15
Aug 18, 2003, 02:10 AM
I bet 99.5% of people who clicked this though someone modded one of Apple's Cube with a G5 ?

Powerbook G5
Aug 18, 2003, 02:10 AM
Yep, and you can imagine my disappointment :mad:

G5orbust
Aug 18, 2003, 02:22 AM
damned false advertising....

BrandonRP0123
Aug 18, 2003, 02:24 AM
Originally posted by mac15
I bet 99.5% of people who clicked this though someone modded one of Apple's Cube with a G5 ?

Exactly. I was thinking to myself ``man, what processor did they stuff in there now?''

BrandonRP0123
Aug 18, 2003, 02:25 AM
Originally posted by mac15
I bet 99.5% of people who clicked this though someone modded one of Apple's Cube with a G5 ?

Yes, and by the way - that's not a cube. A cube has equal dimensions on all sides.

That's a shoe box :)

irmongoose
Aug 18, 2003, 02:43 AM
Whatever it is, it's damn ugly.



irmongoose

vollspacken
Aug 18, 2003, 05:34 AM
Trogdor should stomp and burninate it!!!

vSpacken

RandomDeadHead
Aug 18, 2003, 05:50 AM
Hmm, a 64 bit toaster, did you know it can address twice the amount of bread as a ordanary 32 bit toaster?

acj
Aug 18, 2003, 11:50 AM
Sorry... I just thought it was interesting. It is the same size as the cube layed on its side. The cube wasn't really a cube, remember. This uses desktop components, can take two hard drives and a full sized optical drive. Makes a cool little linux box.

Powerbook G5
Aug 18, 2003, 12:02 PM
Well, it was basically a Cube if you count the actual computer part and not the plastic base so it woul stand up sort of suspended. But yes, the PC side can now say they have the first 64 bit shoe box. :)

Freg3000
Aug 18, 2003, 12:44 PM
Did anyone think that when the saw the G5 box this morning on apple site, it was a new G5 cube. I quickly realized it was not, but I got my hopes up for a millisecond.

Vlade
Aug 18, 2003, 01:11 PM
Originally posted by mac15
I bet 99.5% of people who clicked this though someone modded one of Apple's Cube with a G5 ?

Dang... I bet the first person to modify a cube to be a dual 2.0GHZ G5 could sell it for 4 thousand dollars

Powerbook G5
Aug 18, 2003, 01:14 PM
Well, if you shrink down the G5 box to avatar size, it makes one nifty looking G5 cube! :D

simX
Aug 18, 2003, 01:36 PM
Originally posted by vollspacken
Trogdor should stomp and burninate it!!!

vSpacken

Hahahahaha! Well said!

MontanaMacster
Aug 18, 2003, 02:16 PM
Speaking of Trogdor
There is a new StrongBad up today, I know it supposed to updated every monday, but lately its kind been a little off schedule.

Warning contains a Bear holding a shark, not for those weak of heart.

tazo
Aug 18, 2003, 02:33 PM
Originally posted by acj
Picture credit goes to www.tomshardware.com

Possible release with the Athlon 64.

Doesnt a cube imply that all sides are the same size?

mactastic
Aug 18, 2003, 02:38 PM
Yeah, but "First 64 bit Rectangular Prism" doesn't sound as good.:D

acj
Aug 18, 2003, 03:10 PM
Originally posted by Freg3000
Did anyone think that when the saw the G5 box this morning on apple site, it was a new G5 cube. I quickly realized it was not, but I got my hopes up for a millisecond.

Indeed I did for a similar amount of time.

If Shuttle can make a "rectangular prizm" that can support a CPU that draws 89 watts (the P4 version) plus an AGP card that draws 59 watts, plus two hard drives, a DVD burner, and a PCI card, then Apple can make at least a single G5 cube...
if the market demanded it...
which it does not.

acj
Aug 18, 2003, 03:12 PM
Originally posted by tazo
Doesnt a cube imply that all sides are the same size?

As mentioned before the guts of the G4 cube were in a cube but the whole system was the same size as this.

Also this holds more, and has an internal power supply, my biggest caveat with the G4 cube...