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Old Jun 30, 2009, 08:53 AM   #1
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bought a emac g4 forgot in a box 4 years brand new

i was looking to by i mac to my dad to start using the web , when i saw a guy selling a g4 powerpc brand new in the box for 250 euros .

i phone the guy and the story of the g4 is that the mac was forget in a box that everyone think that was empty, in a apple retailer.

and there is was the g4 sealed , never used , my first tought was dont use it , and in a few years could be worth a lot.

but i turn it on and works perfectly , made all the updates , and is incredible fast.

i order some memory on ebay and im going to update with 2gb

heres the configuration

M9834LL/A late 2005
tiger 10.4
1,42 ghz
256mb ram expandable to 2 gb
80gb hard drive
ati radeon 9600 with 64mb
ice white apple keyboard and mousse

i simply love it , and more the 25 kg of height save me some hours in the gym.
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Old Jun 30, 2009, 09:00 AM   #2
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Nice find!
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Old Jun 30, 2009, 09:26 AM   #3
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Old Jul 1, 2009, 08:11 AM   #4
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Back when we still used Macs where I work, they lost a couple of Bondi Blue iMacs in our warehouse for two years. Since we were on a 3-year rotation, once they were found they were only put into service for one year before being shipped off to the technology recycler.
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