They advantage of the Power Mac is expandability. It's large case and heavy duty power supply lets you connect many peripherals at once. Depending on the model, there are up to three Firewire ports and four USB ports. If you require more performance than what is possible with the Power Mac desktop, you should consider the Mac Pro, the desktop that replaced the Power Mac.
Use Your Older Peripherals
The Apple Power Mac offers a good solution for long-time Mac users who would like to extend the life of their older peripherals. If you have peripherals that require PCI slots or Firewire ports, you can still use them with the Apple Power Mac. Depending on the model, you can have GainSaver install an additional hard drive in your Power Mac when you place your order.
Filter by Processor Speed
The Apple Power Mac desktops were introduced in a number of speeds from 2001 to 2005. You can narrow your search by clicking on the Processor Speed you want to see. The links are in the navigation panel on the left side of the screen.