Ibook g3 500mhz specs?

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

  1. waloshin macrumors 68030


    Oct 9, 2008
    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. NewMacbookPlz 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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