View Full Version : How much should my iBook g4 fetch?

Sep 28, 2008, 03:57 PM
Machine Name: iBook G4
Machine Model: PowerBook6,7
CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (1.5)
Number Of CPUs: 1
CPU Speed: 1.42 GHz
L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
Memory: 1.5 GB
Bus Speed: 142 MHz
Boot ROM Version: 4.9.3f0

CD -R, -RW DVD -R, -RW, +R, +RW
AirPort Extreme
Full Charge Capacity (mAh): 2706

There are no major flaws. but it is a little dirty and has few scratches. but the screen for the most part is very nice. no dead pixels that i can see.
if i wipe the hard drive, how much money could i get for this ibook?

Sep 28, 2008, 04:50 PM
Well your battery life seems to be at about 50% of its original full charge mAh. And depending on the size of your hard drive, I would say you could expect around $650 for this laptop. This also depends on if you have the original box, CDs, Apple OEM charge cable, etc etc.


Sep 28, 2008, 05:06 PM
Check out the guide on Mac2Sell (http://www.mac2sell.net). That should point you in the general direction.

Sep 28, 2008, 05:16 PM
the box is long gone.
but i have the OEM charger and the extension for that charger.
i have the book and all the cd's too.
plus a wireless mouse i bought with it.

Hard drive has 55.77 Gb capacity.

so a new battery is probably a good thing to buy, but other that that... would it be a stretch to say $700?

Sep 28, 2008, 05:18 PM
I would say $350. It's possible to buy an older Macbook for $500 so I wouldn't expect too much for an iBook.

Sep 28, 2008, 05:26 PM
yea, ok

thanks for your help guys!

Sep 28, 2008, 05:32 PM
so a new battery is probably a good thing to buy, but other that that... would it be a stretch to say $700?

Yeah, sorry... I do rather think that's a stretch. You might get lucky (i.e. exploit an ignorant buyer), but it's not a fair price, even when things like eBay fees are taken into account.

Sep 28, 2008, 05:39 PM
Sorry..."price check" threads are required to be in the Marketplace forum, and you are not yet eligible to participate there. Please see the Marketplace Rules (http://guides.macrumors.com/Help:Marketplace_Rules) for more information...thanks.