[rescue] G4 pricing

Linc Fessenden " " at mrbill.net
Tue Aug 15 09:40:05 CDT 2006

Peter Corlett wrote:
> 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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That's funny.  I own one - stock with 512 and have not had any probs 
whatsoever.  Sure, a gig would be better but it does run fine with 512, 
graphics and all.

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