|Mar 15, 2006, 07:47 AM||#1|
Need help fast! Have to choose between 2 computers Ibook or Powerbook
Hi, im looking for a portable mac to do my web stuff with, just needs to be quick enough for basic photo editing (i run a car lot, just snap photos, fix em up a little, post to the web, update listings, etc)
I have found 2, and they are similair in price. I am at a toss up about which one would be better:
Computer 1: iBook 800mhz 128mb ram 285$
Computer 2: Powerbook G4 667mhz 256mb ram 375$
Quick edit: Computer 3 iBook 500mhz 64mb ram 175$
Besides the obvious size differences (Does anyone have a pic comparing the 2 side by side btw?), is the powerbook worth the extra nearly hundred bucks?
Portability is important, and the powerbook does have a 1 up because it has pcmcia slots (cheaper wireless than airport card). Its also more expandable.
But its slower, processor wise.
Quick edit: He offered me one other system, the ibook 500mhz, its quite a bit cheaper, should i just save my money, grab the cheaper one? And put my money towards an intel ibook when released? Would the 500mhz fulfill my needs for the next 3-4 months while i wait?
I will be using os x exclusively.
One last ? Is Quartz express supported on both models?? I think so, but just double checking
Anyone care to weigh the pros and cons of each for me since i have never owned either?
Last edited by BillHarrison; Mar 15, 2006 at 07:56 AM.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|ibook/mactubes/fast link and playback||tom vilsack||PowerPC Macs||1||Nov 29, 2013 05:04 AM|
|If you had to choose between IGZO vs Discrete Graphics, what would you choose?||Starfyre||MacBook Pro||10||Oct 17, 2013 07:36 AM|
|iBook G3 clamshell, iBook G4 or PowerBook G4?||garirry||PowerPC Macs||32||May 26, 2013 01:11 PM|
|Authorizing/deauthorizing computers and moving iTunes movies to new computers||txinternational||Mac Applications and Mac App Store||2||Jun 28, 2012 01:49 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:21 AM.