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When do you plan on purchasing a G5-powered Mac?

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Already bought a single-CPU G5 55 (3.56%)
Already bought a dual-CPU G5 86 (5.56%)
Before the end of the year 93 (6.02%)
After the next revision is released 293 (18.95%)
After they put the G5 in a notebook 369 (23.87%)
After prices fall below $2K for the dual G5 179 (11.58%)
After the G6 is released 41 (2.65%)
As soon as I win the lottery! 262 (16.95%)
No plans to purchase a G5 125 (8.09%)
Other? 43 (2.78%)
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Dual 1G is OK
Authored by: mmulhern on Sep 15, '03 05:47:13PM

Until I saw/used a G5 in the store, I wasn't even thinking about buying one - those pre-release photos did it no justice.

My dual 1G handles everything I need to do at this time, but the reassuring thing is that there is now a viable upgrade path if I get a new machine a few years down the track. Until the G5 came out, the incremental increases in processor speed meant that the last of the G4 PMacs were not much better than my QS2002.



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Desire strikes again....
Authored by: momerath on Sep 19, '03 08:12:56PM

Man, I want one, I want one - but I bought a 700MHz iBook (my first new computer) a year ago. I can't afford to buy a new computer every year and a half (I'm aiming for three), and I really, really like portability.

So maybe I'll wait for a $1500, light, cool, dual-G5 notebook with the dimensions of a PB 12".

Ha ha ha! (sobs quietly to self)



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G5 lust
Authored by: latenightmac on Sep 20, '03 05:22:32PM

Yep until I saw it this week in a store in the UK I though no way...but when they popped the side and i saw the beauty of it.......BUT Steve said at the Paris expo 3ghz by next summer - I'm waiting mainly due to cost and also to get the new Apple LCD in brushed metal - thats gotta happen first!



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