Today in Apple history: Power Mac G5 packs world’s first 64-bit CPU

June 23, 2003: Apple launches its gorgeous Power Mac G5, a powerhouse desktop computer with a perforated aluminum chassis that earns it the affectionate nickname the “cheese grater.” Starting at an affordable $1,999 (nearly $3,200 adjusted for inflation), the Power Mac G5 is the world’s first 64-bit personal computer.

Link: Today in Apple history: Power Mac G5 packs world’s first 64-bit CPU
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