[rescue] Should I buy a 12" G4 iBook?

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed Nov 28 05:28:35 CST 2007

On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 09:55:35AM +0200, Michael-John Turner wrote:
> Someone locally is selling a 1Ghz G4 iBook with 768MiB RAM and a 60GiB
> disk for about ZAR 3,000 (about $440). Is it worth buying? I'm looking for
> a light, portable notebook to carry around when I don't want to lug around
> something too big and this may just fit the bill. Is it worthwhile still
> spending money on PPC Macs or should I look elsewhere?

It does compare quite favourably against the new Asus Eee on both spec and
price. I would be very tempted were I offered one.

PPC Macs work just fine unless you want to run Windows on them.

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