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Old Sep 29, 2004, 03:34 AM   #1
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Which iBook is faster? (see specs)


Which iBook is faster (these refer to the latest 14" iBook):

1 Ghz G4, 1.25 GB RAM
1.2 Ghz G4, 768 GB RAM

All other specs being equal, the first option is $158 more (with Crucial RAM). Which should I get?
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Old Sep 29, 2004, 03:36 AM   #2
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1.2Ghz machine.

You can always add RAM...can't add a speedier CPU.

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Old Sep 29, 2004, 05:03 AM   #3
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the 1.2 machine will be ok, with the time you can add more RAM if needed... 20% is pretty much for some people...
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Old Sep 29, 2004, 10:31 AM   #4
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the difference between 256 and 768 is like light and day for even average users, however the difference between 768 and 1.25GB doesn't amount to much on an ibook with a slow bus
that being said i'd go for the 768 MB RAM
the slight processor boast isn't much for $2000 more between 1 and 1.2GHz but you also get the larger HD and AE, making it worthwhile
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