[rescue] Sun Blade 100, SGI and Lombard advice needed

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Thu Jun 8 18:13:39 CDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 19:02, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Yesterday I was looking at Mac system prices, and the price is indeed
> falling.
> I would encourage anyone who is looking for one to shop carefully.
> For example:
> 	- G3/300 and 4xx systems are going for $80 each
> 	- G4 systems are going for $200-600, the high end
> 	  being dual 800MHz systems and that sort of thing
> I saw good laptops going for $200.

Note: a 333Mhz Lombard with 10.2.x was only passable in speed.  The
Lombard does have a nice screen and decent battery life, however.  

If 10.3 and 10.4 are much faster on G3, as some have reported, then I
could see a loaded Lombard/Pismo would still be useful.  


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