The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Amazon Posts Specs for 2.7 GHz Power Mac G5

TMO Reports - Amazon Posts Specs for 2.7 GHz Power Mac G5

by , 10:25 AM EDT, April 26th, 2005

Amazon has posted the specs for an unreleased 2.7 GHz dual processor Power Mac G5 model on its Web site. Listed as an unreleased product for pre-order, the retailing giant is offering a 2.7 GHz Power Mac G5 with 512 megabytes of RAM, a 250 gigabyte hard drive, and a 16x dual-layer SuperDrive. The list price for the unit is given as US$3,000, with Amazon's price set at $2,994.99. No release date is listed on Amazon's page.

Such a machine is not currently listed at Apple's Web site or the Apple Store, nor has it been announced by Apple. The company is notoriously careful with allowing information on unannounced products to be released, and Amazon's listing is most likely accidental.

A screen shot from Amazon's Web site
(Click the thumbnail for a larger image)

Currently, the fastest Power Mac G5 offered by Apple is a dual processor 2.5 GHz unit at $2,999 on the Apple Store.

While it is available, you can see the 2.7 GHz Power Mac G5 at Amazon's Web site.

Apple's policy is to not comment on unannounced products.

Recent Headlines - Updated November 25th

Mon,12:40 PM
Three Ways to Protect your Apple Watch (and One Way Not To)
Wed,5:28 PM
How to Pair Bluetooth Headphones with Your Apple TV
4:40 PM
Pay What You Want for the Learn to Code Bundle
4:27 PM
ACM 334: Apple’s Mac Pro vs. The Devil’s Advocate
4:20 PM
Apple is Doing Something That Could Accidentally Torpedo the iPad Pro
2:08 PM
Sponsor: New MacX DVD Ripper Pro Giveaway
1:40 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-11-25: Apple’s Plans for Faceshift
1:32 PM
Apple Commercial: Someday At Christmas - Stevie Wonder + Andra Day (Video)
9:58 AM
Apple Buys Star Wars-related Facial Recognition Company Faceshift
9:01 AM
iOS 9: Using Mail Markup with Photos
Tue,10:16 PM
20% Off iTunes Cards
8:45 PM
PSA: If You’re Having Network Troubles, Turn Off Wi-Fi Calling
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!