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

    May 6, 2004
    - 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


    May 26, 2004
    Randy's House

    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


    Apr 8, 2004
    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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