new PowerBook G4, faster, more storage, and cheaper

Apple's new PowerBook G4 now upto 1.67GHz.

The jump in processor speed from 1.5GHz to 1.67GHz also includes faster graphic chips, faster hard drives, and a faster 8X SuperDrive.

new PowerBook G4

12-inch models
1.5GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine, 512K SRAM on-chip L2 cache, 167MHz system bus
512MB of PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM; support for up to 1.25GB

15-inch models
1.67GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine, 512K SRAM on-chip L2 cache, 167MHz system bus
512MB of PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM; support up to 2GB

17-inch model
1.67GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine, 512K SRAM on-chip L2 cache, 167MHz system bus
512MB of PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM; support up to 2GB

The storage is now upto 100GB and all in 5400 rpm.
Superdrive is now 8X and can write DVD+R media as well.

15-inch and 17-inch models have dual-link DVI functionality support for connecting to 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display.

And they are US$100 cheaper then previous models.

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Posted by Antony at February 1, 2005 12:12 AM

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