[rescue] G4 pricing

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Tue Aug 15 09:23:05 CDT 2006

On 15 Aug 2006, at 14:57, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> He told me that the big reason someone would want to buy a graphite G4
> over a Mini was the graphics. That made no sense IMHO as no  
> graphics card
> that was in a five year old Macintosh was better than the graphics
> in the Mini.

It might well be better than the *new* Mini, which has nasty Intel  
integrate graphics with shared memory. You lose about 160MB to  
Rosetta, shared video memory and the software graphics  
"acceleration", which is why 1GB should be considered an absolute  
minimum of memory in one.

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