Mac ibook g4

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by mathewchris, May 28, 2008.

  1. macrumors newbie

    May 28, 2008
    Hello All ,

    Wanted some advice on Mac ibook G4 , My friend is got one which he bought a year back and i was wondering if it is possible to do 3ds max or maya or for that matter if it is good enough to do any graphic softwares...........


  2. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 1, 2007
    Nope no chance.

    Photoshop and illustrator worked well, I used it for all the time I was at college plus two years after. But I found the screen is too small and it was too slow when working with big files. Now everything is going to be intel based anyway.
  3. macrumors 68020


    Aug 16, 2007
    Agreed. I have an iBook G4 and would definitely not subject that little b*tch to anything that GPU instensive. LOL
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 28, 2008
    hey ,

    tanx a lot for the advice...........which version from the mac is good to do 3d graphics

  5. macrumors 68020


    Aug 16, 2007
    I would say your best bet is something with a dedicated GPU, i.e. MBP, iMac, etc...

    However, I did use my PB G4 1.33 to do some OpenGL programming in college.
  6. macrumors 6502

    Jun 21, 2007
    Balham, London
    Well, the iBook did have a dedicated GPU, but it still wouldn't be appropriate for intensive 3D work. But yes, I agree on either a MBP or an iMac. An iMac would be the cheapest.

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