Good Deal for 12" G3 iBook?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by aaron.lee2006, Feb 28, 2008.

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    aaron.lee2006

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    I need a computer I can take to class just for word processing and playing some movies/music because I'm tired of my MBP getting trashed around in class. I can get the following iBook for $279 CAD including shipping, is this a good deal? iBook has no major blemishes and is in very good condition.

    iBook G3 12"
    800 MHz
    256 MB RAM
    30 GB HD
    Airport
    Fresh install of tiger
     
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    MacDann

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    I'm not sure, but this may be one of the series that had VRAM or video chip problems. Might want to check around....

    Also, is this from a private party or a commercial seller? Is there a warranty?

    The price is a little high based on the market here.

    MacDann
     
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    aaron.lee2006

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    There is a 30 day warranty and it's from a company called URBAN PERIPHERALS, INC.
     
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    Tallest Skil

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    That's the exact same spec as mine. Tiger, Airport, RAM; everything! :D

    Um... Canadian dollars... That's $284 U.S. as of today. I got mine for $250 U.S. I certainly wouldn't spend any more than that $279 CAD for it. Trashed around? How do you mean, eh?
     
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    aaron.lee2006

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    Someone knocked my bag off my shoulder and it got dented :(
     
  6. macrumors regular

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    $275? Is that all you got? Credit card that shiz and step into something new ;)
     

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