iMac G4 1.25 GHz

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by mmzplanet, Nov 4, 2004.

  1. mmzplanet macrumors regular


    Nov 4, 2004
    At the time I got my iMac (1.25, Superdrive, 17", 80GB, 256MB RAM)it was the top of the line before the 20" came out. I am going overseas to work in Bosnia and it will be my main source of entertainment for the next year. I can run xplane and other such programs but how much of a difference will it make adding memory. Will 512 give me a significant performance boost? Or should is it remotely worthwhile ($$$ wise) going much higher to 1GB?

    I want to get a G5 but I would rather wait till I get back to the US before I get it.

    Any advice would be great!!!
  2. QCassidy352 macrumors G4


    Mar 20, 2003
    Bay Area
    the difference from 256 to 512 is very large, maybe as large as from 512 to 1 gig. Both are very significant jumps in terms of performance. 512 will be a lot better than what u have now, but 1 gig will really be great.
  3. Muskie macrumors 6502


    Dec 1, 2003
    You might want to just go for 512 for now if you're for sure planning on getting a G5 when you get back. But if you've got the cash, 1gb would be wonderful.

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