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

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed Nov 28 23:50:08 CST 2007

>From: Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net>
>Date: 2007/11/28 Wed PM 05:35:25 CST
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Should I buy a 12" G4 iBook?

>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?
>That's a good price for a very-portable Mac (I had the 12" 800Mhz), and
>great if you don't need Intel for vmware/parallels.

And are OK with 1,280 Megs RAM (should be fine for most applications, but it is a limitation with older G4 laptops (like my 15" 500 MHz Ti PowerBook - 1 Gig max)...


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