[rescue] G4 pricing

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Wed Aug 16 18:56:09 CDT 2006

On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 07:17:52PM -0400, velociraptor wrote:
> 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?

Need is relative. =)

16G of RAM?


Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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