[rescue] Looking for a Quad G5

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Mon Sep 12 20:25:32 CDT 2011

On 12/09/11 7:51 PM, Toby Thain wrote:
> ...
> This past 2 weeks I've found 2 working dual G5s in the dumpster at work.
> Rescued, of course; but if they're throwing them out here, keep a close
> eye around Mac studios elsewhere. The compatibility break with 10.5 (and

I should say, 10.6. One can do a great deal with 10.5. The G5 will also
run say the Adobe suite through version CS3, which is far more modern
than I need. G5 is a deceptively useful workhorse. And now there's
http://tenfourfox.blogspot.com/ to keep the browser current...


> iOS development) will have put quite a few on the kerb.
> Great machines, with a long working life ahead, if maintained properly
> (I put an SSD in mine).
> --Toby
>>> -Zach
>>> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Patrick Finnegan
>>> <pat at computer-refuge.org> wrote:
>>>> On Monday 12 September 2011, Mr Ian Primus wrote:
>>>>> Well, I've managed to get a bit backed into the corner with
>>>>> computer problems, even my trusty dual G4 Mac is failing me.
>>>>> Random crashes, and odd lockups... I think after all these years
>>>>> the motherboard is starting to act up on me.
>>>>> So, I'm looking to upgrade. ...

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