Top of line G5

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Bozola, Jun 25, 2003.

  1. Bozola
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    Jul 18, 2002
    So close to Redmond, I can smell it!
    Just for fun... I went to the online apple store and configured the 'best G5 System' money could buy...

    Here's what I came up with....

    • Dual 2GHz PowerPC G5
    • 8GB DDR400 SDRAM (PC3200) - 8x1GB
    • 2x250GB Serial ATA - 7200rpm
    • ATI Radeon 9800 Pro
    • Apple Cinema HD Display (23" flat panel)
    • Apple Cinema HD Display (23" flat panel) + Apple DVI to ADC Adapter
    • AirPort Extreme Card
    • Bluetooth Module
    • 56k V.92 internal modem
    • SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
    • Fibre Channel PCI Card
    • Apple Keyboard & Apple Mouse - U.S. English
    • Mac OS X - U.S. English

    Subtotal $12,320.00

  2. Mr. Anderson
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    Mr. Anderson

    Nov 1, 2001
    Re: Top of line G5

    All very nice - and I'm sure someone will be buying this exact system - but is there any particular point in this post?
  3. Veldek
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    Mar 29, 2003
    Re: Re: Top of line G5

    I understand him. It's cool to configure such an overwhelming system and then admit to yourself that you can't afford it...

    Didn't you ever go to an automobile companies website just to configure the car of your dreams with all the nice gimmicks in it for the same reason?
  4. Squire
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    Jan 8, 2003
    Dream Machine

    I did the exact same thing! I even threw in an exra 23-incher and an iPod. I think I recall seeing 18 grand in the total.

  5. mnkeybsness
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    Jun 25, 2001
    Moneyapolis, Minnesota
    ha ha...i configured with two 17" monitors...i much prefer having two monitors to one huge one.
  6. Squire
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    Jan 8, 2003
    Dream Machine

    I wrote that I threw in an EXTRA 23" monitor. :)
  7. Baja2k
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    macrumors member

    Jun 18, 2003
    Here's my version of the top of the line

    Part Number: Z07K
    Product Name: Power Mac G5 Dual 2GHz
    065-4227 Dual 2GHz PowerPC G5
    065-4358 2GB DDR400 SDRAM (PC3200) - 2x1GB
    065-4286 250GB Serial ATA - 7200rpm
    065-4168 SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
    065-4288 ATI Radeon 9800 Pro
    065-4166 56k V.92 internal modem
    065-4292 Bluetooth Module
    065-4161 Apple Keyboard & Apple Mouse - U.S. English
    065-4160 Mac OS X - U.S. English
    065-4159 Accessory kit
    Unit Price: $4,224.00
    Quantity: 1
    Net Price: $4,224.00
    Estimated time to ship: August

    OK OK! Not very fancy. Only 2Gig of Ram, One 250 GB Hard Drive, No Airport Extreme Card, and No monitor....... But The reason I consider this one top of the line is that it is actually going to be MINE!!!!! :D Not bad for my first Mac.

    I figure I can always add memory since I've gone ahead and ponied up for the 2 1Gig Simms I won't have to take anything out if I want to go to the Full 8Gs.
    I think I can do better than $400 for the second drive.
    I don't need wireless. Plenty of room on the switch for this baby.
    And Yes I want the 23"HD Monitor but #1 I can't afford it yet and #2 when I can afford it maybe they'll have something bigger. :rolleyes:


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