[rescue] G4 pricing

velociraptor velociraptor at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 18:17:52 CDT 2006

On 8/15/06, Michael Parson <mparson at bl.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 03:19:00PM -0400, velociraptor wrote:
> > On 8/15/06, Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:
> >> 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...
> >
> > Will it fit inside or do you have to turn it into a Franken Mac to
> > hook up a full size drive?
> Based on the pictures I've seen, I'd have to say Franken Mac.

I figured.  Not that I'm against Franken Macs as a rule--it's just
that the Mini suggests to me that it should be KISS in set up.

> I think I'd rather go with one of the nice little Firewire enclosures
> that fit nicely under the Mac.

Exactly.  I mean, while I'd love to have some of that Quad-Xeon-MacPro
yummyness, I really have to ask myself--what do I do that needs that
kinda horsepower?


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