Is it worth it? PowerMac G3 B&W

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by wiSeZo, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. wiSeZo macrumors newbie

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    - CPU: 400MHz
    - Bus: 100MHz
    - RAM: 128mb
    - VRAM: 16mb
    - Video: Video: ATI Rage 128 on 100 MHz bus, supports resolutions to 1600x1200 with 32-bit support, VGA output
    - L2 cache: 1 MB 2:1 backside cache
    - CD-ROM: 24x maximum throughput
    - 4 PCI slots (3 are 64-bit, one is 66 MHz; 66 MHz slot used for video card)
    - Internal 56k modem
    - Two 400 Mbps FireWire ports
    - Two 12 Mbps USB ports for keyboard, mouse, and peripherals
    - One ADB port
    - 10/100Base-T ethernet connector on back of computer
    - Size (HxWxD): 17.0" x 8.9" x 18.4"
    - Weight: 30.0 lb.
    - Battery: 3.6V lithium

    For, $55+

    Using it for Graphics related stuff. 3D/2D animation, photo editing, photoshop, stuff like that. Would this machine be worth it?
     
  2. iGary Guest

    iGary

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    Yes.

    Even if you make some upgrades, which you will have to do to make it do the things you want, you'll still be ahead of the game.

    That's a nice machine for that price.
     
  3. liketom macrumors 601

    liketom

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    that would sell on ebay for around £100-180 - $180-300 i think

    good deal GET it while it's still there
     

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