ATTN Apple G4 USERS: What can you do on a G4?

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Scrumpdillyumptious, Jan 13, 2006.


  1. 400mhz, 128 ram, 20 gb hd

    emus? :dunno:
     
  2. OGRepost

    OGRepost Guest

    prob not a whole lot, im sure it can web n email, deff word processing.. if you can get it for cheap and its in good condition..would be a nice lappy for now jus for school or boring days.. try to get an airport installed.. n than get on the WWW.
     
  3. clog

    clog NO SOUP FOR YOU!!!!11

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    i think it's a desktop?

    it will be slow at everything... i had a dual 500mhz w/ 1gig ram that was painful (with Tiger installed). Upgraded to dual 1.2ghz processors, and ran like a dream.
     
  4. bandwagon

    bandwagon Copy/Paste

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    I have a 400 mhz G4 Powermac with 768MB of ram and it does everything I need it to, including reauthoring DVDs, etc. I even run Win2k in VirtualPC on it.
     
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    Upgrade the RAM, run OS X Panther (10.3), should be a pretty capable machine. :dunno:
     
  6. rsxm5

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    I have an old G3 400 iMac that still works great as an internet machine, and even plays some old games... I would say the G4 should do at least that, and probably more.
     
  7. Fubar

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    You can do what people did 5 years ago???

    But really, depending on what you plan on using the computer for, you should plan on upgrading the computer with memory atleast. But a processor upgrade might be a must, it all depends on what you want to do with your machine. I have a G4 450, but it has since been upgraded over the years. It now has a 1.2 GHz processor and the computer is very usable.
     
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    That's what I'm planning on doing to my dual 450:bigthumb:
     

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