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Powerbook G4 vs. Early 2006 MBP

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by okayjustin, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. macrumors member

    #1
    I currently own this 17" Powerbook G4. I'm wondering what you guys think about selling this and purchasing a MBP (off of craigslist) with that same money. It is
    15.4", 80G HD, 1.83 Intel Core Duo processor, and I haven't asked him how much memory is on it yet ..

    Anyway, the specs of my Powerbook G4 are as follows (taken from the craigslist post I bought it from)

    G4 processor at 1.67 Ghz
    2GB DDR Memory
    120GB Hard Drive
    Dual Layer Superdrive
    256mb Vram Ati Pro Graphics Card (Quartz Extreme Supported)
    2nd Display Support: Dual/Mirroring
    Max. Resolution: 1680 x 1050


    Do you think it's worth it to switch over? If you can tell me why or why not .. COOL!

    thanks in advance ..
     
  2. macrumors regular

    #2
    One of them will pwn the other. The one being pwned will be the G4.
     
  3. macrumors 68020

    #3
    ^ What s/he said. MBP for the win. Just be careful not to get mugged, etc.
     
  4. macrumors member

    #4
    It is mainly because of the processor? I mean, I guess I don't need the "BEST" right now but maybe if there is a HUGE difference and worth the upgrade if anyone is willing to convince ..
     
  5. macrumors regular

    #5
    woaahhh! how did you get 256 mb vram on your powerbook?
     

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