Looking to get a Mac Desktop...

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  1. pagina

    pagina OT Supporter

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  2. clog

    clog NO SOUP FOR YOU!!!!11

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    Looks like a good deal... I sold a dual 1.25ghz G4, 1gig ram, 160gb HD, radeon 8500 64mb vid card for ~$750.
     
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    I'd take it, looks like a good deal :)
     
  4. rsxm5

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    Yeah, looks pretty good. I've never used a Quicksilver, but I know the MDD G4's were extremely loud. If a loud computer bothers you, you might want to do some more research before you buy.
     
  5. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    My dual 867 is pretty loud.
     
  6. nashstradamus

    nashstradamus New Member

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    you are gonna want to get a new mac mini and max out the RAM
     
  7. clog

    clog NO SOUP FOR YOU!!!!11

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    Also a good deal... only down side is the 5400rpm HD
     
  8. rsxm5

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    That can be fixed :wiggle:
     
  9. clog

    clog NO SOUP FOR YOU!!!!11

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    if you take it apart, is there room to stick a full size 7200rpm HD, or is there only enough room for a small laptop HD?
     
  10. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    You can get 7200rpm laptop drives ;)
     
  11. rsxm5

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    You sure can... and it definitely makes a difference... did on my PowerBook G4
     
  12. clog

    clog NO SOUP FOR YOU!!!!11

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    nice... when the intel mini's come down in price a bit more, they will be a hell of a computer.
     
  13. CarRamRod

    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    Yep, put one in my 1.42GHz G4 mini, made a nice speed boost.
     
  14. bonarparte

    bonarparte beeeeh

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    mac mini is quite slow if you use it for anything other then general tasks and gets worse once you have more then two apps open
     
  15. clog

    clog NO SOUP FOR YOU!!!!11

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    not with the core duo.
     
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    Yeah, are you talking about the G4 ones with 256MB RAM? The new Core Duo ones are very quick.
     
  17. bonarparte

    bonarparte beeeeh

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    i have the old g4 model

    i have the new mac mini for work but its a core solo
     
  18. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    So which one were you commenting on? Or both?
     
  19. bonarparte

    bonarparte beeeeh

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    the older one

    the core solo was pretty darn fast
     

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