Apple Computer introduced on Monday its new “G5” computer chip, a breakthrough design by International Business Machines which can handle twice as much data at once as traditional PC microchips. “The PowerPC G5 changes all the rules. This 64-bit race car is the heart of our new Power Mac G5, now the world’s fastest desktop computer”. Of course, this is only theoretical due to the 32-bit vs. 64-bit bus comparison, and thus, it would be interesting to see how they compare to PCs in the real-world. Also of note is that the Athlon64 should be here any day now, so we suggest that Apple’s marketing department take advantage of this opportunity while it’s still available!
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