Powerbook G4 - How much is it worth

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by casparro, Aug 31, 2006.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Aug 1, 2005
    I'm interested to know how much you guys thihnk I should pay for the following. Thanks!

    My Powerbook G4 Titanium LCD cracked, and it is too much to get a new one. It is a 15.2", 1Ghz, 512MB RAM. This is what I have for sale:
    1 15.2", 1Ghz, 512MB RAM Powerbook
    Getting Started with your PowerBook G4 guide
    1 s-video-to-composite adapter
    1 Power Adapter/AC Plug
    1 DVI-to-VGA-adapter
    1 AC cord
    1 phone cord
    2 batteries
    1 Airport card and software installation CD (version 3.0)
    1 Apple Hardware Test CD
    1 Apple PowerBook G4 15 inch software install and restore cd
    2 256MB RAM modules
    15" Tucano zipper neoprene (storage folder) protection case
  2. macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
    Fancy way of selling on the boards outside the marketplace ;)

    I'd say you could probably get a good $500 for it if just the LCD is cracked.
  3. Administrator emeritus


    Jun 28, 2002
    North Central Colorado
    could I suggest instead of selling this, what about just getting a monitor and using it as a desktop computer? You could get a great display for not too much dough, and still have a good computer.

    /has a 667 DVI powerbook and still think it's worth every penny I paid.
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 1, 2005
    Not selling

    I am not selling this powerbook. =) Just thinking about buying it from a friend and I offered $225 for it all. Good deal to buy?

  5. macrumors 6502

    Jan 8, 2006
    New Jersey
    No way, it's probably at best $400. These 1Ghz Tibooks sell for a max of $600 online now. A few months ago they were at 900-1K.... a cracked LCD will definitely drop it really low. Besides the fact that 512 ram isn't so great on a G4 machine. If you had 2x512, then it would rack up the big bucks.
  6. Administrator emeritus


    Jun 28, 2002
    North Central Colorado
    as long as the cracked lcd is the only issue, it's a steal for $225.

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