[rescue] G3 Score
Sevan / Venture37
venture37 at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 8 11:15:40 CST 2006
Phil Stracchino wrote:
> We just scored a stack of ten beige Power Mac G3s, all of them labelled
> as being 32MB/4GB/24xCD, three 233MHz/512k, seven 266MHz/512k. I'm not
> quite sure yet what we're going to do with ten beige G3s. I figure
> we'll set up two of them for the kids, and possibly cluster the other
> eight at some later time.
> Anyone have any suggestions on PCI ATA66/100/133 cards that will work in
> these? LowEndMac says the onboard EIDE interface is pretty slow.
> Also, anyone have any compatible RAM in 128MB or larger sticks lying
> around...? I'd like to put at least 384MB in the ones we're going to
> actually run, and 512MB or more would be better, in order to run OSX on
> them. They have three memory slots, up to 512MB per slot in low-profile
The PCI ATA controllers for mac seem to be really cheap, the Sonnet
serialATA card seems to be dead cheap atm (well atleast in the uk it is!
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