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Monday, March 1st, 2004

One of those quick price/value comparisons that makes me happy that I’ve moved up to a G5, but started with a lowly 128.

Macintosh 128 Power Macintosh G5
8 MHz 68000 2 GHz PowerPC 970 (two)
400KB floppy 700MB/4.3GB optical
No hard disk 160GB hard disk
9-inch black and white display (512×342) 17-inch LCD color display (1280×1024)
No dedicated graphics hardware 64MB graphics accelerator
230.4Kbps LocalTalk 1Gbps Ethernet
One mouse button (it’s all you need) One mouse button (it’s all you need)
$2495 (1984 dollars) $2533 (1984 dollars)