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G4 800MHz or 1GHz? Need opinions.

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by robisc, Aug 13, 2003.

  1. macrumors newbie

    OK I am building a G4 Powermac and wanting to know do I spend $270 for a GigaDesigns G4/800MHz OR $390 for a GigaDesigns G4/1GHz, is the $120 difference in CPU speed gonna really be noticeable and worth it?
  2. macrumors 604


    Re: G4 800MHz or 1GHz? Need opinions.


    Speedtests Enclosed

    xlr8yourmac did that for me.

  3. iPC
    macrumors 6502


    1GHz will hold you over much longer.

    And gets lots of RAM, and a faster hard drive.
  4. macrumors 6502a

    Re: G4 800MHz or 1GHz? Need opinions.

    get the 1 GHZ that is rated at 1.2. good reviews at www.xlr8yourmaac.com its under $400

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