Average price for Power Mac?

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  1. bloodycape macrumors 65816

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    What is the average expected price(or what I should be expecting to pay) of a Power Mac G4 and a Power Mac G5? I am looking to give one as a gift and like to know what they are averaging on the market right now. Base models I guess is what I am looking at. Thank you.
     
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    From $1600 to $2700. Check the refurbished store. The cheaper one is Dual and the more expensive one is Quad. The Dual I think got sold but I remember it was like $1600-$1700.
     
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  6. Mr. MacBook macrumors 6502

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    ur looking at an imac bud.

    The cheapest G5 they have there are more expensive than the iMac 2GHz Core Duo(949) iMac G5 2.1GHz(999)
     
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    Is there any reason why you are choosing the PPC G5 over x86 Core 2 Duo?
     
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  9. bloodycape thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Well I was wondering because I was offered a G5 single chip with super drive for $850 in good condition model at a local apple retailer.
     
  10. dartzorichalcos macrumors 65816

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    Do you mean a G5 as a single chip or a single core G5 PowerMac? If it's the PowerMac, get it. PPC is still good and upgrade the RAM to at least 1GB on the PowerMac.
     
  11. steamboat26 macrumors 65816

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    Not a bad deal for a PM G5, but why not spend an extra $100-$200 and get an iMac CD or C2D...or spend a little less and get a mac mini, which has less upgradability, but will outperform a single G5 on most tasks.
     
  12. ibook30 macrumors 6502a

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    I bought a G4 PowerMac for $300 - very used, but it works great!

    Check here
     

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