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Power Mac G4?

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I know you have probably answered this one like 10000 times.
I was just wondering why did they phase out the Power Mac G4 and then continue using the PowerPC G4 in the eMac, iBook, Mac Mini and Powerbook.

Why they just have the Power Mac G4 that doesnt go as hard as the G5 but is better than all the other G4 chips. I dont know but it just seems pointless like i know that they wil eventually phase the chips out but like why? like some people dont want to go as nuts as the G5 but still want a good system without the built in monitor of the iMac but still want some juice.

Just an observation , ne one else got the same thoughts?
 
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the iMac now uses a G5 :)

they still use the G4 for the rest due to size, cost. power and heat dispersion.

No good sticking a G5 in a power book if it needs to be 5" thick to cope with the heat and only has an hour battery life becuase of power consumption isit?
 

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This is the process Apple uses when they phase out a chip set.

The powermac gets it first, then in this case the iMac. Next should be the powerbook, followed by the ibook. I think the emac is being phased out.
 
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