Got a dual 2.3Ghz G5 :-)

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by dontwalkhand, Jun 19, 2011.

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    dontwalkhand

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    I got a PowerMac G5 11,2 Dual 2.3Ghz G5 with a GeForce 6600 for...


    $80!!!!!!

    I am so happy! :):):):apple::apple::apple:
     
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    Nameci

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    VanneDC

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    Nice mate, I payed at least triple that for mine. But then again, mine mint :)
    Did you get the 256mb 6600 or the 128mb le card?
    What are your plans for the box?
     
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    dontwalkhand

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    I am actually planning to use it as my main desktop Mac, as I sold my iMac to make rent, but thankfully, cashflow is now coming back, which allowed me to go out "Mac-ing" for a bit...and then stumbled upon this beauty on Craigslist.

    I had $500 budgeted towards my new "used" Mac to replace my iMac, then when surfing Craigslist, I saw an ad for a PowerMac G5 that "he did not know works" and was "untested and as-is"...for just $80, I took the risk anyway.

    It was missing the hard drives and RAM, I found some RAM, and put in a hard drive, and she works! :)

    Next purchase next month would be two 20" Alum. ACDs to go with this beaut...and it is nice to have a machine to encode with instead of using my MacBook. I also plan on maxing out the RAM.

    I installed a copy of Final Cut Express 4 I got from the school, and it works beautifully. I couldn't be happier with my new used-Mac :)

    Attached is a picture of the About This Mac screen, and this is what I have in it right now.
     

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    you got a great deal, make sure you keep us posted on your plans for your mac.
     

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