Apple today also announced the addition of a 1.8GHz single processor Power Mac G5 desktop priced at US$1,499 to its 64-bit Power Mac G5 line. Complementing the existing lineup of dual 2.5GHz, dual 2.0GHz and dual 1.8 GHz Power Mac G5 models, the new 1.8GHz Power Mac G5 “provides customers with a powerful and expandable tower configuration at an affordable price,” notes the announcement. The 1.8GHz Power Mac G5, which is available immediately, features 6.4GB per second of fast memory bandwidth, up to 4GB of total main memory, three PCI expansion slots, up to 500GB of internal Serial ATA mass storage and AGP 8X Pro graphics capabilities, an NVIDIA GeForceFX 5200 Ultra graphics card with dual display support, Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire 800, two FireWire 400 ports, three USB 2.0 ports, optical digital audio input and output, analog audio input and output and a headphone jack.