G5 performance measured against competition
If you don't mind reading about performance and performance only
, this anandtech.com article
's for you.
There are two things very important (and sad at the same time) for me: First one is that the 2.7 GHz machine (almost a year after) is really not much faster than the 2.5 GHz machine. And the other one: For server tasks like Apache and MySQL, Mac OS X is simply not a good option. Their sum-up reads: "Mac OS X: Workstation, yes; Server, no."
- And quite certainly, after reading their document, it's true. Then again, you might choose Mac OS X Server for its functionality to cater for Mac OS X Client machines. But that's not what the linked article is about.