Originally Posted by Enverex
Exactly, as if they didn't they woudln't have any hardware at all. The reason they are so expensive is because it is virtually proprietry.
The only thing proprietary on the new mac is OSX and the case look, everything else is industry standard (I believe the g5 itself is being sold to other companies and is in IBM's own equipment).
Macs cost alot because they have a VERY high markup compared to PC makers who kill for 5% profit on each machine they make.