For the MAC guys - New Power Macs faster cheaper

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    The high-end system tops out with twin 1.42GHz PowerPC G4 processors, as Apple seeks to close the gigahertz gap on Windows-based PCs. At the same time, the price of the high-end model has dropped from $3,299 to $2,699.

    The new low-end Power Mac costs $1,499--a $200 reduction on the previous starter system--and packs a single 1GHz processor. But the megahertz boost and price cut represents a trade-off, as the previous entry-level Mac packed dual 867MHz processors.

    Meanwhile, the price of a midrange model has dropped from $2,499 to $1,999.

    "We've changed the economics about how you buy a Power Mac," said Greg Joswiak, Apple's vice president of worldwide hardware product marketing. "We've reduced prices more than 40 percent."

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