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Anyone running Leopard on 1.25Ghz PPC G4?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by phifer8390, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. macrumors member

    #1
    I am curious how my machine will run Leopard. I don't want to upgrade the OS from Tiger just to have downgrade it later. I have an 20" iMac G4 1.25Ghz and 1.25Gb of ram. Any advice would be great! Thanks
     
  2. macrumors 601

    Compile 'em all

    #2
    Leopard is way way faster than tiger on the same hardware config. I upgraded to Leopard from Tiger on my G4 powerbook and it felt like I got a hardware upgrade.
     
  3. macrumors regular

    #3
    Im using Leopard 10.5.5 on this iBook G4 1.25ghz with 768MB RAM.

    Runs flawlessly, the upgrade from Tiger was like I had been given a hardware upgrade of some sort. Runs really smooth. Obviously load times for apps are slower than Intel machines(4-5 bounces in dock for iTunes and iPhoto) but still very snappy for a machine bought in 2004 I think it was.

    Id recommend the upgrade strongly.
     
  4. macrumors 6502a

    hobbbz

    #4
    I run it on a 1.0 Ghz 12" PB. It's decent. Doesn't seem slower than Tiger.
     
  5. macrumors G4

    Chundles

    #5
    Ran it on a 1.2GHz iBook with 1.25GB of RAM and it ran fine, wasn't slower than Tiger and after a clean install it was actually a bit faster.

    The fancy eye candy stuff didn't work but that doesn't impinge on it's ability to work.
     
  6. macrumors member

    #6
    Thanks for all the super fast replys!!
     
  7. macrumors regular

    #7
    Run Leopard, you won't regret it. :)
     

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