[rescue] G4 pricing

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Mon Aug 14 16:29:20 CDT 2006

On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Phil Stracchino wrote:

>>> Is $350 a good price for a G4/400 Power Mac, 640MB RAM, two disks
>>> (75GB and 128GB)?
>> If it doesn't have an AGP slot, no.
> Cymru just forwarded me the Freecycle post again and it does say "PCI
> graphics".  So, I guess we'll pass.
> What would you consider a fair price for that configuration?

That particular machine has -really slow- IDE.  Think "blue and white G3
with a G4 chip crammed in there".  It has a healthy amount of storage,
so $350 is probably a -decent- price for it, but it's just such a
lopsided configuration.

Jonathan Patschke    )   "A man who never dreams goes slowly mad."
Elgin, TX           (      --Thomas Dolby, "Valley of the Mind's Eye"

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