Apple releases the Power Mac G5 Quad

The new G5 can have up to two processors, each with a dual-core. That’s a 4 CPU monster that will sell for $3299.

Don’t expect the machine to be four times as fast, however. For most users, a multi-core CPU will make the system more responsive and a small number of applications faster. Multi-Processors is bottle necked by the inability of software to take advantage of it, and believe me it’s a problem that has not been solved at all. With AMD expected to release a Quad-core CPU by next year, software maker should better work on this…

[Via Apple]

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