[rescue] G4 pricing

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue Aug 15 07:11:29 CDT 2006

>From: velociraptor <velociraptor at gmail.com>
>Date: 2006/08/15 Tue AM 12:04:31 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] G4 pricing

>On 8/14/06, Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net> wrote:
>> Robert Brooke Gravitt wrote:
>> > Especially as I have a 1.25GHz G4 mac mini & (2) 1.42 GHz G4 minis
>> > that am selling at that price! (well, $350 & $375) IMHO, they blow
>> > away that G4.
>> A very telling point.
>More fodder for getting them to lower the price on the G4 400Mhz. :-)
>A Mini is a capable machine on the CPU front compared to the G4 400,
>yes, but there's the whole expandability issue--adding on of SCSI,
>etc.  The real question is what do you plan to do with it?

Running  Mini off an external firewire drive is an option, as is cracking the case and attaching a full-size, high-speed desktop drive to the Mac Mini in place of the laptop drive currently installed...

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