New PowerMacs any time soon?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by MUrhino, Feb 24, 2003.

  1. MUrhino macrumors regular


    Jan 6, 2003
    At the risk of sounding stupid does anyone know if there is a suspected update of the PowerMac coming anytime soon? Enclosure? Thinking of getting a combo drive necessary/worth it? What about bluetooth module? Is the module inside of the enclosure or is it a usb dongle? Thanks!
  2. iJon macrumors 604


    Feb 7, 2002
    Re: New PowerMacs any time soon?

    the bluetooth module is usb, but must be professionly installed. so if you dont get it with your order, you ahve to buy the external one from d-link.

  3. FredAkbar macrumors 6502a


    Jan 18, 2003
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Re: New PowerMacs any time soon?

    I haven't heard anything about more PowerMac updates. I'm pretty sure there won't be any more updates to the PowerMacs until the 970 is released (or at least until this fall/winter, whichever comes first). As for your question about the combo drive, I'm not sure what you mean by that, since all PowerMacs have at least a combo drive. If you meant the Superdrive, then I wouldn't say the Superdrive is worth it unless you intend to make movies and burn DVDs and such. But man...that $2699 PowerMac model looks pretty darn nice...a bit pricey though, so it's your call.

  4. RBMaraman macrumors 65816


    Jul 25, 2002
    Prospect, KY
    Re: New PowerMacs any time soon?

    The PowerMac's were just about about 3 or 4 weeks ago, so it's going to be several months before there is another update.

    More than likely, the next update will be in the fall/winter when the 970 chip is introduced (if it is). It's then that we will most likely see a redesign of the enclosure.
  5. Rower_CPU Moderator emeritus


    Oct 5, 2001
    San Diego, CA

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