Ibook g3 500mhz specs?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by waloshin, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. macrumors 68030


    Oct 9, 2008
    In my world.
    I bought an ibook g3 500mhz off of ebay.


    And the description says cdrom drive with 128mb of ram? I thought that the cdrom version only has 64mb of ram?

    THe ibook comes with an orginal airport (b) wireless card. I was wondering is their anyway to get (g) or (n) wifi, maybe through a usb wifi stick or a built in card?

    What would run the best on this system osx 10.4, Ubuntu ppc comunity version, Xubuntu, or Yellow dog linux? If i add the max 576mb of ram or hopefully 640mb of ram.

  2. macrumors 68040


    Sep 28, 2008
    The 128 could be because, there's 64 soldered to the logic board, then a 64MB DIMM in the user serviceable slot

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